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Week 3 - W/E 6/21/20
The Beauty of Blood

The beauty of blood when I gnaw
prompts a lack of concern for the law.
I cannot discourage my beast
from biting your body to feast
now fangs have a place in my jaw.

My lack of compassion's no flaw;
it's time this beast settled a score.
It's hard to explain to a priest
the beauty of blood.

The pleas of my prey I ignore;
the ice in my heart will not thaw.
Since joining the ranks of deceased,
my sense of morality's ceased.
I cannot deny I adore
the beauty of blood.




Line count: 15
Form: rondeau
Prompt: choose 5 words beginning with the same letter: beauty, blood, beast, biting, and body



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