Treasure Island

Marco Antonio Solano


To Be Or Not To Believe


cries for help suffocated by hell's laughter
tears of pain rain pounding on forgotten oceans
brothers and sisters watch waiting the end
as waves of terror wash away my very essence

I hear the words of wisdom spoken by fools
lying lips pray with hands too proud to handle
hearts that won't humble immersed in lavish lives
unmoved by tormented souls they pretend to save

their sound surrounds my spirit: 'repent or die! '
singing... while I burn in the fiery fire as I try
and in heaven, angel eyes don't even blink
as some souls rise - yet many more sink

Submitted: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Edited: Friday, November 16, 2012

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Marco '94


Sometimes I wonder... were it not for religious people, we'd be more religious.

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