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|Damocles (standard:poetry, 94 words)|
|Author: Reid Laurence||Added: Aug 07 2011||Views/Reads: 1276/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Just how frail is life when around any and every turn, danger could be waiting?|
Sit under the sword That hangs by a thread And you may find out What Damocles said “My life is in check And makes me unsure A terrible wreck Insoluble cure” But ordinary life No difference or sage A book to endure How many the page And danger exist Around every turn A fire of time The book may well burn So sit in his place What difference to make When thread to consider We all must partake And biding of time The sword may well fall If by fate design Some cardinal hall Tweet
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