War



You come like perdition
To the robust and strong--unexpected?
So untrenched, they fill the grave
Of your own making and
Of your own digging.
You come like tempest
Making men dance like leaves
'Til parched to din and
What remains is all filth--
Fit not even for fire.
Begotten to find what is lost,
You live in love of hate to die
Hating life--live in hate,
For what is gone
Is why you live.
You are a science.
You are an art, as well...
And you stink!
Big time.
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Submitted on May 02, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDEFGDHIJKLAMNOPQ
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 443
Words 89
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 19

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