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Timor Amoris

Updated on January 31, 2015

Fear exists with only love,

four runes burnt on wings of doves.

Peace shall reign if we are tempted,

fevered pitch, burning vestments.

To lift the weight one tips the scales,

iron coins replace five nails.

Scalding pigment burns the wing,

painted thick they cannot sing.

When it drips to break the dreams,

souls retreat, bodies obscene.

With books and words I pine for penance,

a seers dues paid ,

the price, ignorance.


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    • Frank Atanacio profile image

      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      wow this was blow your mind amazing.. again but slowly..woooow!

    • Faith Reaper profile image

      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Thanks so much for the kind comment as relates to my name.

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Stolas 4 years ago from Midwest

      Thank you very much for your kind words Faith Reaper. I am flattered. I also enjoy your name, it is unique and possess some level of duality that I find beautiful. Many blessings

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Amazing poetry here! Stunningly beautiful and profound. You are very gifted.

      Enjoyed the read. Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper