Alc Harris

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The Coming - Poem by Alc Harris

when I see all the gentlefolk
sat in a row
no expression no feeling
do they now show
and I wonder
if its because
they do really know
that the darkness is coming
to stroke that soft cheek
its time yes my beautiful
for you I do seek
because if you were aware
death was stood on your lawn
would you not
leave the building
or would you welcome him
with open arms

Comments about The Coming by Alc Harris

  • (8/22/2005 3:07:00 PM)

    I thought it read better as sat, 'when I see them all sat' as in.. they are already sitting..and apostrophies, well other than me being incredibly lazy, they also make the piece look cluttered to me so I leave them out. sorry if you find this incorrect, well....yes it is. Thanks for your comment. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/22/2005 6:16:00 AM)

    'sat' ought to be 'sit' (probably) .
    I wonder why you do not place apostrophes?
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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 22, 2005

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