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The Raven Blue

It was an un-starry dark ,
The sun came up dim and yellowish ,
The birds got numbed ,
And no voice did they cherish .

It was day light gray ,
People attempted to pray ,
The temple priest and the churchman ,
Felt the church a deserted land .

It was the morning of autumnal-evening ,
The day felt no awakening of dawn ,
The evening engulfed the usual morn ,
It was no dismay ,but a hang of night and day ,
It caught no sense ,but sense be there may .

It shrouded the weather of raven blue ,
It was for the raven ,as the raven brought the clue ,
It was neither day nor night but raven blue .

It feathered the wings of the remotest pas ,
It stirred the shadows of future dust ,
For it was the rest of Time from all minds ,
And the raven was blue in the blue wind .

My me was reduced into spectre naught ,
And I felt the sea as barren-drought ,
The grassy lea with my acre of land ,
Faded and stood with airy strand ,

Nothing could I remember ,
As I was dismayed with strange moan ,
The blue of the raven teased me beyond any bourn ,
Yet I heard ,singing the bird ,a voice unknown ,

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Submitted on October 15, 2013

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,055
Words 201
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 5, 3, 4, 4, 4

Subrata Ray

Ray subrata or Subrata Ray hails from the royal family of Nator ,-now Bangladesh . He is Headmaster of a Govt recognized 12-grade school in West Bengal ,-India ,-Moula Netagi Vidyalaya . He is double M.A English ,-literature and language . Poet ray is a global poet with about 1400 poems in the prestigious American poems ,-poetry site , Poem hunter , and Face Book . Poet ray is an eminent critic on Shakespeare , Osborne , Wordsworth , Shelly , Coolidge , Keats , Elliot , and many other poets and dramatists . Ray is a published author on History of English literature and language , English Grammar and language .He has published poetry books ,-on Love poems , Mystic poems , etc . more…

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