Ten Minutes

by flammeusgladius

Ten Minutes

 

 

Ten minutes I shall grant you, sir.
Make your peace with eternity!
In my heart mercies swell and stir.
Ten minutes I shall grant you, sir–
because I’m not a torturer.
I hope that you will soon agree.
Ten minutes I shall grant you, sir!
Make your peace with eternity!

 

 

–Tom Riley