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  The Beast Within
by William Bonilla
Tuesday, January 13, 2004

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There's a wild hideous beast
That dwells
Within my mind
Knows my innocence.

In my heart and soul
Resides a gentle lamb
Within my heart
Is the passion that burns
Eternally for you.

Within my soul,
I await ecstasies unknown
For you are my true love
Keeper of the beast within
When you're in my arms,
The beast, stays incarcerated.

Scalars, theologians and hunters
Of renowned reputations
Pray for my soul
They are sound of mind,
And pure of heart.

They warn others
Of the beast
That walks upright
On the nights, of the full moon.

The hunters
World wide trophy winners all
In the sport of shooting.

Gathered to plot my destruction
with modern weapons
And ammunition
Laden with silver nitrate
To assure my total demise.

I am tire and weary
As I write this
My final testament
I flicker the lights out
Before retiring.

In the darkness
What I see, from my reflection
In the mirror
Are red hideous , blood shot eyes
As they blink, before my doom.

By: William Bonilla

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Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 1/13/2004
My goodness, William.. this is proof that when we writers allow our imaginations to run free, we become very readable, indeed! In the world of poetry, there are no rules, no fences... this is really cool! katy xox.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 1/13/2004
Excellent and chilling verses William this is done so well.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/13/2004
Superb imaginative write William! powerful insight!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/13/2004
Great imagery in this one William!!

Love tinka
Reviewed by Trixie Love 1/13/2004
Hi William,
Superb write....

Enjoyed this very much...

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/13/2004
Chilling and well written!
Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry 1/13/2004
So definitively said, William, and so true: for we have the power within to keep the beast at bay, powerless in all his efforts to destroy. As Floria said, great imagery, great writing. ~~Bonnie Q
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/13/2004
William this gave me chills...LOL at andy...great imagery ...great writing ....floria
Reviewed by No Longer Member (Reader) 1/13/2004
william.....the beast stays inside, not outside where it can cause havoc.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/13/2004
Sounds like a final lament in a condemed cell. Or just before getting married:))
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/13/2004
Extremely interesting write, William. Enjoyed!
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 1/13/2004
Wonderful imagery William. Great poem!
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 1/13/2004
Scary moments, told with great images. Thanks, William.
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