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The Arena
by Sharon Jordan

Thursday, February 01, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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The Arena



 The gladiator ring, the audience’s scream
To watch a person cry, to want their blood to fly
The way the people seemed, to enjoy life’s ethereal gleam


And years have not changed a thing, this arena still seems
To be on the freeway, in the gutter on the way
On the internet for spies, on streets were souls die
The audience still yearns, to see others burn
To bet who will first cry, to see life like a fly
To watch, to yell, to send others to death

The arena, though still, the gladiators are real
Who is watched and why; is it only those who die



 

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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 2/11/2007

Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 2/11/2007


A reality of our days poetized in "The Arena".

I salute You, Poet.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Paul Berube 2/1/2007
Sharon,

Times they change but old habits are hard to break. This gives meaning to, "All the World is a Stage and We are the Actors."
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/1/2007
Yay , kill, kill, kill, we want blood, we want blood, anyones but mine...
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 2/1/2007
A powerful picture of timeless bloodshed.



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