The Call to the Void

You never seem to make up your mind. With satisfaction so hard to find.
And you wonder now how to repair this mess.
That's left you in austere distress.
The trigger pulled and life begins.
Again and again without an end.
The trigger pulled one grand surprise.
This thing called death, our great demise! So horrible though, our miserable existence?
But to take up arms in one last resistance. And cease all love without emotion.
And heal the broken hearts without devotion.
Resume this killing and fulfill your filling. Imminent now, but with no shame to concede.
For we can not all triumph the l'appel du vide.

About this poem

This is a poem that I've re written from another I wrote in 2009 ... its an emotionally written piece centered around one's place in life without purpose or meaning.

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Written on January 05, 2021

Submitted by GideonX on January 06, 2022

Modified on April 22, 2023

36 sec read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 626
Words 119
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

Discuss the poem "The Call to the Void" with the community...

  • Brooxfullofjazz
    Absolutely brilliant!!
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Soulwriter
    Heavy words...
    LikeReply1 year ago
    • GideonX
      thank you.. I think lol
      LikeReply1 year ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    Here is your answer - Phil 1 :21, For me to live is Christ
    And to die is gain !
    LikeReply 11 year ago


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