Gilded

Standard

Covered in moss
gilded with lore
Echoes of kings,
speak among thieves
Wrapped up in stone
myths go to thrive

The truth, it hides
covered in grime
Soul gutted out
swallowed by lies
Locked in the crypt,
reaching for keys

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Photo: Blarney Castle, Ireland, c.b.w. 2009
Words: c.b.w. 2015