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by Nevada Kerr

Maria Rose, maudlin wine
Vestal virgin concubine
Mother, bridal bed of death
You win my soul with each caress

Vatican shamed Magdalen
I fall down at your feet
Lady chapel, lips aflame
Am I dead or just asleep

Whirling dervish temple rapture
A moon beyond my reach
Sweet Lilith's goblin spells
I scream and yell and screech

Triple crowned majestic Venus
Earthly court of mercy
Sacred Grail, goodness gracious
I know you won't desert me

Medusa in the pit of hell
How did I fall in love with you?
You speak in riddles but I can tell
Your heart is always true

Written by © Raven Drake
June 16, 2006.

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