The World Lingers On



People are born
into the world

People die
out of the world

And the world
Lingers
on....

About this poem

The world is always on the move; as good things happen to some, bad things also happen to others. Every other thing seems normal.

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Written on May 30, 1997

Submitted by Chinonyeisraeluche on May 02, 2023

Modified on May 02, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XA XA AXX
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 90
Words 20
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 3

Israel Chinonye Uche

Date of Birth: 18/9/57 Nigerian; Igbo BA(Hons) 1982,Theatre Arts, University of Calabar; PGDE, 1987,University of Nigeria, Nssuka Secondary School teacher( retired). Author and publisher more…

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