Claws
 
They with their bloody claws
Snorting nostrils and cunning calls
Scour the earth with bulging eyes
Homeward bound with a tasty prize
 
Life so clean in its virginal lining
All spread out for lustful defiling
Claws dripping with blood of virgins
Satanic offerings with wailing cherubims
 
Sacred ground so clean for the digging
Savory spices in place for the rigging
Embarking out to sea on some proud voyage
Dumping what’s clean and what became spoilage
 
But they, the loud and they the boisterous
Have become to be the most desirous
We hold their cleverness in high esteem
So bamboozled by a carefully plotted scheme
 
I wanna go home to a life so pure
Wash my hands of that what I endear
I’ve fallen into a pit of idolish deceit
Of swarming vipers wrapped around my feet
I wanna go home to a life so pure
 
 
Robert L. Martin

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Robert L. Martin
about 3 years

I was thinking of the state of mankind just before "The Book of Revelations" when I wrote it. About the Anti- Christ. We form a trust with him that leads us to our annihilation. But in the end is when some of us are saved. Thank you so much, Isabella, for reading and commenting .

Isabella Koldras
about 3 years

Hmm, that's good! Robert, your verse lead me where I believe you wanted me to go...humanity of one another through trust...

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

Those people are all around, too many of them that I have trusted. Thank you, Jenifer, for the comment.

J Ann Crowder
over 3 years

Wow! Bamboozled we sometimes are. We live in a world of deceit. Its becomes challenging to trust sometimes. That's when I pray the most.

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