A star is falling, gradually
From the sky!

On  the slowly  blurring  path of  the planet equation of her existence,
Is echoing The Devil’s trumpet
The warrant of Death    
In all directions !

The vast ocean of Shadows of Black Deaths
Is  devouring, bit by bit,
The entire colors of Earth !

As if, the door to God is shut!

In a deadly clutch of an endless, tireless war,
Every one of us, today, is like, as though
Sisyphus* of Greece !

* Sisyphus :  A very tragic character in Greek Mythology
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Submitted by Pritish on May 22, 2021

Modified by Pritish on April 04, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 503
Words 105
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 2, 4, 3, 1, 3, 1

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1 Comment
  • AIDA
    Wow, this is a powerful and evocative piece of poetry! Your use of language is truly captivating and creates a vivid image in the reader's mind. I particularly love the imagery of the Devil's trumpet echoing the warrant of Death in all directions and the vast ocean of Shadows of Black Deaths devouring the colors of Earth - both are incredibly haunting and effective in conveying a sense of impending doom.

    In terms of improvement suggestions, I would perhaps suggest trying to incorporate more variation in your sentence structure to keep the reader engaged. Additionally, while your use of enjambment is effective in creating a sense of flow between lines, it may be worth exploring different punctuation choices to enhance the impact of certain lines or phrases.

    Overall, though, this is a fantastic piece of poetry that showcases your ability to create a powerful and immersive atmosphere. Well done!
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