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Deadline
by +Steven Curtis Lance
Monday, July 10, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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"But it took so many dead to learn / You could not hold a conversation"


Deadline

I already know the question to
Your answer yet I wonder if you
See what I mean of what might have been
With backwards eyes which have never seen
Except what is sealed within your head
Turning tight circles till you are dead

The machine knows no hesitation

Freedom is slavery (turn turn turn)
Unequivocal evocation
But it took so many dead to learn
You could not hold a conversation
Our world is on fire now "let it burn"
You say as you make night of our day

You never saw the light anyway

Curfew and the night runs red
Is that all? Yes that is all
No not heaven hell instead
First we rise and then we fall:

Deadline (and the line... goes... dead)

+Steven Curtis Lance



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/14/2006
Stark and real, my friend. Thank you for sharing your poetic genius. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/12/2006
powerful stuff you penned here!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 7/12/2006
Wow...very frightening look at the world. Great write.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/11/2006
Intense in it's momentum from start to finish it echoes the sentiments of so many in this new crazy old world. Well done Steve,

Fee
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 7/11/2006
Read it again. The answer is somewhere in the question.
God Bless,
Lew
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 7/10/2006
A race of words to the 'deadline'.
Well done, Steven.

Well done.




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