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From the Perspective of the Minotaur

September 26, 2011
By LiteratureWriter PLATINUM, Seattle, Washington
LiteratureWriter PLATINUM, Seattle, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
'It's lacking the one thing that keeps us alive. It's lacking people. Stupid, oridinairy, brilliant people!'

I have been told to kill the maiden
and all the innocent souls
that get involved:
I’ve been taught
that I am wrong--
and learned
the way to want such
is violence.
Some may go against me,
but ‘tis not me
they truly fear--
their wild imaginations
run free.
You only see
the monster
my face portrays.
I may have learned wrong
but it’s the only way I know--
so I snuff out the light,
kill the maiden,
go on
with my day.

The author's comments:
This poem was inspired by Picasso's work, "Minotauromachy".

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