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Sisyphus #1: requiem for a scouse poet
Posted by clayman, Oct 14, 2008. 1537 views. ID = 1889

Sisyphus #1

Posted by clayman, Oct 14, 2008. 1537 views. ID = 1889
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sometimes I'm myth-informed
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The figure stoops,
sinews strain toward the smooth grey mass,
anew the task begins.

All device and mad escapes are past,
the Gods have prevailed,
only the task remains.

No rhyme or morals here,
what's done is lost,
and the hill is steep.

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Half-lit
Nov 4, 2008
A runner running up hill? I like it- simple
   ~Posted by Half-lit, Nov 4, 2008



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