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Ignorance, Prejudice, and Greed

A dark abyss waits not far ahead.
Into its depths, I steadily tread.
Ignorance bids me follow its lead.
Prejudice taunts; I hear only greed.
It seems again dreams wend to capture
my thoughts in bitter perfume of myrrh.
With fear’s silent cries, my mind does flee;
from nightmares, I’m but a refugee.
All that my greed has hoarded is gone
as I awaken to new day’s dawn.
From within, a voice still speaks to me
Ignorance, prejudice, greed must flee.
A dark abyss awaits their demise
from which enlightened souls may arise.

18 Jan 07

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I like this
 — unknown

Thank you for reading and leaving a comment.
 — PeggyParis

Uplifting ended but too clunky in its rythmn.

 — larrylark

I appreciate your input, Larry.  I'll keep that in mind if I get around to revisions.  :-)
 — PeggyParis