Wasteland



It’s not an emotional wasteland yet.
It still blooms the most beautiful flowers and
homes birds singing the sweetest of their songs.

It has the grassland that touches the horizon
through which blows the most soothing breeze.

It still brings solace to the weariest traveler,
whose feet are bleeding.

Just because you don’t see,
it won’t cease to exist.
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Submitted by k79aushik on July 24, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXX XX XX XX
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 349
Words 59
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 3, 2, 2, 2

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