Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

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Here Lies The Death of Love...


For, in Love we will realize-
The glare of truth within the eyes,
Can not be masqued by ornate lies,
Can not take hold its ivory ties,
Can not sleep with the lambs forsooth-
Nor settle for inane half-truths.
And, bereft of passions quantum sum,
Love must fade like distant drums.
Love must play its Death anthem.



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Frank James Ryan Jr. / FjR

Submitted: Sunday, June 29, 2014

Topic(s): truth


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