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PURE INTERVENTION

By Oliver Plaice, www.PoetryPoem.com/oliverspoems    Unlock all Features - Upgrade to Poetry Prime



   THESE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE BEEN PURE TORTURE

   NOTHING ON THIS EARTH CAN COMPARE TO THIS NIGHTMARE

   AS I DRAG MYSELF ACROSS THE SCORCHING DESERT SEARCHING

   FOR WHAT SEEMS AN ENDLESS AND LIMITLESS LOST CITADEL


   SOMEWHERE OUT THERE LIES AN OASIS, A WATER HOLE, MY SAVIOR
  
   WITH EACH STEP I WEAKEN AS THE SUN GETS STRONGER AND FIERCER

   LIPS CRACKED, AND SO DRY THEY ARE LIKE OVER BAKED BREAD IN THE OVEN
    
   DISINTEGRATING WITH EVERY HOUR THAT PASSES BY...


   MY BODY IS DRAINING OF ITS LIFE BLOOD NOW AND IS FAST DRYING OUT

   EYES ARE BEGINNING TO SEE THINGS WHICH ARE NOT ON THE HORIZON,

   OR ARE THEY?  I SEE NO MORE!

   SPRINKLING WATER ACROSS MY FACE IS LIKE PURE NECTAR FROM THE GODS

                    A LIFELINE, GODS INTERVENTION OR JUST PURE LUCK...

                                                                           B...
   Written 10 February 2015

  

  


    







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