The watchman



The guard silently standing at the front door
As if someone there incorporeal.

Who makes the arrival and the departure
He keeps an eye on everything and everyone.

Dedicated to the protection of the master
Fully attentive with everything of the heart.

Respect and devotion remain in the privacy of the mind
Not addicted to anything else.

Meanwhile, his own housewife is alone at home
She suffers from loneliness.

This is how his routine life goes on
Engaged in the care of others till the end of his life.

About this poem

Note: This writing is dedicated to those lone hearts who devote their lives for their masters by keeping watch at the front gate.

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Submitted by hakikur on January 04, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

30 sec read
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Quick analysis:

Scheme XX AX AX XX XX XX
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 511
Words 101
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

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