Alexander Coppedge

Rookie - 235 Points (June 25,1954 / Warrenton, North Carolina)

The Ladder - Poem by Alexander Coppedge

Ones upwards climb in life: times seems aimlessly trying for you.
Shadow demons or unfriendly family to meet: you'll have in life to face.

From darkness lowest depth: you must ascend out of confusion.
Escape puppet's lines, go beyond: break free from womb of disgrace.

Darkness is your foe, unseen fact not known: the realm of uncertainties.
You're under evil grasp, be obligated to do good: you must find truth.

Birth of the lie confront it: death and sin formed from its false concept.
You're its witness, a victim of said: its resurrection and its reproof.

Confusion rules demons dynasty: you in walk while endure its stress.
You to be inspired, ready to fight wrong with right: end the doubt.

Lost souls demons delight, you, the avenger: have to bring others out.
Ascend beyond false perceptions of us: out of its forgetfulness pit.

Go beyond this earth state, our elder did go: pass its Satanic desire of kill.
Above its firmament mid-way high:
Inside the division of the deep cut.

Beyond eve and morn called by host Angel: Night and Day.
One step you upwards on the ladder: one layer of darkness lost.

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Topic(s) of this poem: human

Form: Prose Poem

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Escape from the mortal into the spiritual

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, March 25, 2016

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