inspired by Karen Channing's picture and poem "Cut Through Life." Its a powerful presentation of text and picture.

Red Pearls

Red pearls dropped from her eyes
a string of death choking her cries
slashed black across her neck
dagger penetrating inside her back
death calls her, a whispered curse
evil devours her in its hearse
dirges drummed in beating hearts
pounding rhythm never starts
drained of blood, devoured in pain
murderous merchant killer reigns
stalker of women, man of death
stealer of  sustaining breath
hell on earth demons abound
sacrificed on satanic ground
souls cry out for mercy's ease
falling down on bended knees
hope resides in just one name
Lord, My Lord, please end this shame

kathy lockhart


Poetry by Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2007-03-14 at 16:56

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As powerful a poem as I've read in a long,long time, you never fail to amaze me Kathy, you have such depth and imagination.

its really deep

John Ashleigh
A fragment of the thoughts and feelings relived through the moments of someones worst fear. A true gothic write, and I like it.

Although I have no insight to this poem, the images it gives me are very powerful. 5.

Karen Canning
powerfully emotional with the touch of darkness that I love, I am glad I could inspire you to write such a piece kathy


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Katherine a very powerful textand such a response to a deep inspiration well done i love it

hugs for you katherine xxxx ylk

Phyllis J. Rhodes
This cuts right through to the soul. So powerful, so moving. It has a life of its own. My pulse has increased. A 10 out of 10 with several pluses.

Rob Graber
Like the rhyme and meter (formalist that I tend to be); well done in every way!


A Heart of Tears
by Kathy Lockhart