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We Were Killing Sonnets

We were killing sonnets
In metaphors and aliterations
When the brutal truth was uncovered
And gave power to the forbidden darkness
For light thrills when it's cursed

We were killing sonnets
Burying them in their sestets and octaves
When freedom was declared
On the palms of the virgin pages

To reverse the brutal damage done by light
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Friday, May 5, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: victory
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