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DEATH BY SNAIL

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DEATH BY SNAIL

A princess born to royalty

In Egypt’s long ago day

Dined on poisonous escargot

And duly passed away

Petrified and mummified

Her sacred scarab by her side

To protect her bones

She rests in place, rests in peace, as

Her scarred soul yet roams

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My scarab pins

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Written for dVerse Poets – Quadrille # 22 – Scar … Use the word ‘scar’ in any form, in a poem of only 44 words

Quadrille#22

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