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Unformatted text preview: Awestruck, horrified, they watched still, she remained blind but omniscient Rain fell down from above but confined, a sensation chillingly warm It rained and hailed and whipped the cloth and ash on her body clean The final moment came when she was forced to stop, encased by her inner storm She had done her duty well, till the last breath ran out music played in their ears And, Pitying gods broke her darkened shell and all saw beauty beyond Aphrodite norm But she was lost to man and god alike, forever a stone, marble statue Blasphemous but free, Free to live, free to die, never again must she perform “Never a maiden more fair, of porcelain skin and flaxen hair”...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course GOVERNMENT H7 taught by Professor Schirtzer during the Spring '09 term at CUNY Kingsborough.
- Spring '09