Treasure Island

Patrick Tincher


Butcher the Goat


Butcher the scapegoat
Slit its throat in ritual fashion
Let the Earth drink his corrupted blood
Drive a stake through his skull
Rip the horns from his head
Burn the diseased carcass
Deface the once mild beast
Set its desecrated head on a stake for all to see

Submitted: Saturday, May 08, 2010
Edited: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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