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He's just a man

Poetry By: lanchava
Poetry



In honour of Gaston Leroux's phantom of the opera. About Erik, the opera ghost, who is just like everybody else, just a man.


Submitted:Apr 22, 2010    Reads: 74    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


He' s in your mirror, in your box, in your opera.
He's a real man.
He only wants love.

He loves, weeps, and cares like everybody else.
He's not so different from ourselves.
Albeit his murdering streak, the crazed side.
But he's also a genuis, and just a man.

We shun him because of his disfigurement.
Even though he wears a mask to hide it.
He's like a Don Juan, luring Christine with his music.
All he wants is love.





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