The Damned Circus Painted In Oil - Part 1, Snake-Oil

An oil painting plastered on a wall
in the forgotten, unloved hall
Of a madman now hanged
Indiscreet in all it’s doom.
A circus of mad souls,
the unforgotten damned.
Souls crushed so close together
To give more sinners their pre-paid room.
Languishing in pain forever
Tortured by the acts and crimes
they consumed so well and frequently in life.
(blah, blah, something, something, nice knife)

No just desserts,
Just lot’s of fun.

Snake-Oil who dances
Weaving the circus lines
Conducting the horror
Played the least in their crimes
But was first to be painted
in all his gory honour.
A man of law so high in his place
never fell from his perch
Despite his foul soul filled with cruelty and disgrace.

Hot steel in belt
Moulded by hate,
Set perfectly when in his lover
Who slept well in her holster.
But never had his lover tasted
the blood Snake-Oil most fervently hated
till one night when she was sated.

When destiny threw this dog a bone
He lept at it teeth bared and murder in his heart
She threw him the reason he never saw a home,
The mother who left his crib
Cold and unloved one night
At the doors of a church whose priest was too happy to take him in.

His love for this reunion, contrived,
He sought a beast whose venom supplied
A means to hold her down before she died,
His lover gorged as her belly quickly dried.
He turned her over to his own face
Let lose the anger and ended it all.
Even in death, he likes to think she cried.

Just to think, his mother, his abandoner
Found him again, searching for the forgiveness
so she could enter unblocked,
the heaven she would soon see.

The Damned Circus Painted In Oil - Part 1, Snake-Oil

Heath30

Coventry, United Kingdom

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