Mark R Slaughter

Cynicism Of Human Mind - Poem by Mark R Slaughter

The human is a frame befleshed
And furnished with a mind enmeshed
In tarantellic throws of thought.

Tormented by a jealous rage,
Suspicion builds a filthy gauge
To measure all imaginary rivals.

The sea of flagellating surface
Copulates without a purpose -
A climax in a storm reviled
That splashes dying lands beguiled

By 'Save the World'
And other sickly pleas.

Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009

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  • Silver Star - 4,112 Points Diane Hine (3/18/2012 1:04:00 AM)

    Honest and cutting. Cynicism is unhelpful, but so easy to slip into. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 10, 2009

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 8, 2011

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