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The Collector

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Sunday…

Day of peace, thankfulness and worship

What better day for

The collector and his cronies

To be out and about

Dressed in their Sunday best

Donning a hat and a pious face

Who would suspect

They are there to collect…

Souls…

Souls of the sad, souls of the malcontent

Souls of the dissident

Souls all alone

Souls seeking a home –

EnGarde, beware –

They are there in disguise

Hunting and hounding

Seeking and stalking

Dissecting…, collecting…

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©Denise G Allen, 14 July 2013 07:19

Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

25 thoughts on “The Collector

  1. Sounds so ominous in a sense, Adee. Well written as usual.

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  2. A novel (and slightly chilling take on the Sabbath. I like it. (And let’s see if this comment will:

    a) Appear on your site;

    b) Generate your reply in my E-mail’s inbox.

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  3. Well, it has appeared here, at least.

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  4. Collectors of souls, does sound very sinister, adee. How does one recognise them if they are in disguise?

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  5. Fantastic as usual 🙂 Enjoyed reading this!

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  6. Sounds like religious zealots on the prowl. 😉

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  7. chilling and mysterious Denise. I wonder what provoked that one?
    John

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    • Seeing hypocrites going to church on Sundays and being really evil and spiteful during the week, John. Nice to see you back again. Hope you and June are keeping well.

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      • Thank you, Denise. There is never any excuse for hypocrisy.!
        I have now completely dried up as far as poetry is concerned. I am sure the muse will return one day, but just now I am using BLURB to do a book of my efforts so far!
        But I do not forget to visit your site.
        Thanks again
        John

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        • I will miss you, John. Sometimes we do need a break from writing and I look forward to your return to the blogs. Thanks for continuing to visit my site, although lately I seem to be inconsistent with my topics and inspiration. I wish you the best of luck with BLURB. God bless both you and June. Much love, Denise

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  8. well that is rather haunting…and they are always there…we should be ever vigilant…they will show up when we least expect it…

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  9. This is an interesting subject of a sinister nature…. not sure I fully get this one… well written though…

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