When Nightfall Blocks the Sun



What will happen when the moon and the sun are blocked?

Will humanity come as one?
Or will nature take it’s course of devoured flesh?

Will we all stand as equals?
Or will one nation triumph under God?

What will happen after the hour strikes?
Maybe the world will witness and
be a part of war, sickness, and poverty.
Or perhaps the world will be under one love.

What will happen in that final hour?
Will the world be in it’s final suffrage?
With billions of lives wiped away from it’s sin?
Or maybe the kings will wise up,
And bring disaster to an end.

What will happen when the sun bloodies the moon?
Tell me what is true.
Is this natural phenomenon the sign of the last days?
Or am I thinking in a foolish craze?  
One day the mysteries will reveal like an open carpet,
with the world turning at its heel.

About this poem

This is a prophetic poem questioning the future of humanity in a world where tensions are rising within our geopolitical world today after witnessing an eclipse and the red moon.

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Written on August 22, 2017

Submitted by kt_thewriter1021 on April 21, 2023

Modified on April 22, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
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Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 1, 2, 2, 4, 5, 6

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