Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

From “The New Servant”

Beauty’s worth lies in the beholder’s pride

in it. A prize it is at its peak, but

spoiled it is after its beholder’s use.

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt from “Voiceless”

A king’s voice gets the king what he wants and what

a servant can afford to pay, whether

that be in gold or a live sacrifice.

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

From “The Departure’s Promise”

What of material nature is more

precious and sacred than the touch of a

mother’s, father’s, or sisters’? These capture

more the mind and heart than the hand which holds

only the physical briefly.”

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt:

From “The Decree”

Revelations from secrets’ past blinds the

sight in the present, as the mind shifts the

blame to soothe the past for the present’s use.

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt:

From “Love Story”

True love is felt not in the rush of warmth,

but in the coldness of sorrow, fear of

losing love, that empty heart no one wants.

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