Posts tagged ‘Babylon’

April 25, 2013

“Mind versus Spirit”

by I HAVE A VOICE

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We are all in the sad predicament

Of Lot’s wife

Wanting the tents of Babylon

And the flourishing of

Gold in our paltry hands

Knowing that right before

Our measuring eyes

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February 28, 2013

Pyramus and Thisbe (The inspiration for Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet”)

by tjtherien

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Once upon a time in Babylon
Such a cruel Fate would befall
Two lovers dote and linger on
Ear pressed to a crack in the wall
Forbade the two should ever meet
Whispers they exchanged in secret
Their love would have to be discreet
Through fissure in the parapet

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