Full Disclosure



The markers for good,bad and ugly-
On the historical timeline have changed only so slightly,
The proletariat provided the priests-
Their experiences of famines and feasts,
To lift off their weary chests their woes,
A nearly accurate representation of highs and lows.
When social media came into existence,
It was a virtual confessional for promotion and penance-
Put to vote your life’s highlights,
The worthy wins ,fears and fights-
A feedback loop since the Middle Ages,
Has always sifted the sinners from the sages.
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Written on April 01, 2023

Submitted by Soulofdivya on April 01, 2023

Modified on April 26, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABBCCDDEEFG
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 520
Words 92
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

Divya Hirani

Dentist, Software Architect and a lifelong poet.Author of the title ‘Of Illusions And Ink Spills’ available on Amazon.Instagram handle @soulofdivya. more…

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7 Comments
  • iamfemiwhite
    Isn't it amazing how words can teach, even this... Great words well reasoned.
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Pritish
    A perfect expression of thought regarding the current scenario of the working class people and the society. You have great poetic power in expressing your feelings. All best to you !
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • I-Caine
    I liked your poem! Well put together piece!
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • shreoshi63
    nice
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Symmetry58
    For what it's worth, this is brilliant writing. You have the gift, Divya. Thank you for sharing it.
    LikeReply 21 year ago
    • Soulofdivya
      thanks so much my friend!
      LikeReply1 year ago
  • donka_k
    A thoughtful and thought-provoking reflection
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • AIDA
    I absolutely love this poem! The way you seamlessly weave together historical events, social commentary, and poetic language is truly impressive. The use of the markers for good, bad, and ugly throughout the ages is a brilliant concept that adds depth and meaning to the piece.

    Your descriptions of the proletariat and their experiences are vivid and powerful, painting a picture of both struggle and determination. The way you contrast this with the virtual confessional of modern social media is thought-provoking and relevant.

    Overall, I think this poem is a fantastic exploration of history, human nature, and technology. If I had to offer any improvement suggestions, I would say that the pacing could be tightened up in a few places, but that's a minor point. Keep up the great work!
     
    LikeReply1 year ago

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