Theodora (Theo) Onken

Gold Star - 25,323 Points (Washington State)

Moon Shadows - Poem by Theodora (Theo) Onken

The lily white brillance
Of the silken full moon
Engages the shadows
In the alleys of hardened goons;

Stoic but fused with crimson infection
They-the guilty hands of crime
Are disfigured from the sinners stain
Their insolence breaks open their grime;

Lurking ever deviously...
In the first flush of night
The truth-it buzzes continuosly
Compliments of the moons lily white! ;

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 17, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, February 17, 2012

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