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Ignorance, Prejudice, and Greed
PeggyParis

A dark abyss waits not far ahead.
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Into its depths, I steadily tread.
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Ignorance bids me follow its lead.
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Prejudice taunts; I hear only greed.
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It seems again dreams wend to capture
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my thoughts in bitter perfume of myrrh.
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With fear’s silent cries, my mind does flee;
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from nightmares, I’m but a refugee.
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All that my greed has hoarded is gone
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as I awaken to new day’s dawn.
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From within, a voice still speaks to me
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Ignorance, prejudice, greed must flee.
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A dark abyss awaits their demise
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from which enlightened souls may arise.
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18 Jan 07


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I like this
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Thank you for reading and leaving a comment.
 — PeggyParis

Uplifting ended but too clunky in its rythmn.

Larry
 — larrylark

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

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