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Random First Lines:We all know the destructive power of fire. This poem refreshes the topic with a small story of a soldier, who surrendered to fire. This poem also... » Read
By John Moore
Benjamin West (1738-1820) The Death Of General Wolfe, 1770
West creates a focal point out of General Wolfe as the subject of the painting by making him almost appear Christ-like in his pose and appearance, more commonly know as the lamentation of Christ. Why did he made such an obvious reference...
I haven't quite chosen a title but I have three sort of choices:
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By Graeme Montrose
A lamentation for the world
Written 1/26/06--a subconscious rambling of sorts. I saw this happening in my mind...becoming enamored with the forbidden side and brokenness of a person. The way this infatuation holds you and takes you along for the ride, only to own you later.
By Steve Ritter
This is one of the darkest poems/lamentations I've written. I don't think a lot of people will enjoy it, but some might.