The Pain Cones

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The Pain Cones

Postby Gamer » Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:43 am

Have you seen the pain cones
Hanging in the cave?
In a close yet distant world
That even God can't save.

The pain cones are stalactites,
But not of dripping stone.
Curved surface, vertex funneled tight,
A hollow brittle bone.

Every odd millennium,
Through the pain cone's circular plane,
The ceiling plops titanium
Into the cone of pain.

The titan orb an uncrushable curse,
The cone's surface, impregnable rocks.
Through the vertex the orb must pass
In blinding, shrieking paradox.

It takes the orb ten sickly eons to pass,
In sixty epochs it finally clears,
And all the while the pain cone moans,
The process repeats, a new orb appears.

See the pain cone's unthinkable, hideous frown,
A pitiful grimace etched in the sky.
And though it cannot make a sound,
It prays in silent scream to die.

Have you seen the pain cones?
So very far away.
No rocket ship is fast enough
To take us there to save the day.

Have you seen the pain cones
In the grainy not-agains?
Would you brave the turgid cave,
The endless graves of now-and-thens?

You would, you have, you did, it's done.

You've glimpsed the pain cones through the mist,
In blistered flashes bright and grind.
In this past minute's fevered fist,
The pain cones exist...in your mind.
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Re: The Pain Cones

Postby Orbie » Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:03 am

echhhhhh! but so sublimely and delicately the cut: both ways.

Now to get it right, as the piece de resistance, -rare, or well done?

Well done! (would p refer not two, but to ogling hungry eyes , to, may as well, rare.)


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In answer to your prayer
sincere, the centre of
your circle here,
i stand ; and , without
taking thought,-
i know nothing. But i can

Full well your need-as
you be men
This: Re-Creation. With a
bow,
Then, your obedient

servant now.
One gift is all i find in me,
And that is faithful
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Re: The Pain Cones

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