Melanie Emikohe

Death Sovereign - Poem by Melanie Emikohe

She flirts with Death,
licks the arched blade;
but it skimped, snooty
of this self-centered wit.

He hides from Death,
shirks in safety holes;
but drooling for amity,
it hunts him like a vulture.

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  • (4/3/2007 4:22:00 AM)

    .... are guys more fearful of death than gals - - i like to think so! ! ! ! my tactless ass tempts: bring it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 23, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 5, 2011

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