I stand in amazement as I watch you
Using the analogy of feeling like
A blanket, a mere comfort
You besmirch what is left of us.
I consider offering a compromise,
Even selling you a marketable
Version of us,
But by your
I know every word is meant,
You are drugged by your
Supposedly impartial truth.
I am not invulnerable, you stand
Bloodstained, accused of
But as a moonbeam catches your eye
I become witness to your barefaced Radiance and so I fetch some
And participate in the assasination
Copyright Hiraeth 2015
PAD Challenge Day 26:
For today’s prompt, take a word or two invented by William Shakespeare, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. Click here for a link to some words coined by Shakespeare, who was baptized on this date in 1564. If the link doesn’t work, here are a few: advertising, bloodstained, critic, dwindle, eyeball, hobnob, luggage, radiance, and zany. He invented more than 1,700!