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April PAD Challenge -- Day Twenty-Three

prompt: write a “historic” poem

The Day After
December 9, 1980

I’d been too rushed to see the news
early morning, school bell rung
and I scurried off to class… 84 more words


It is 5.30 pm.

It is 5.30 pm; the sun has not yet set but you won’t call it bluntly “day”. I have just finished offering the Namaz for Zohr and Asr. 1,269 more words


Dreams of Blurred Neon

Through reveries
Of blended neon
Beyond all recognition

I persevere
Lively and full
Consumed by the sparks
Of young delirium

Heartache wavers
Beneath their ominous… 52 more words


"The Pact"

A pact was made long ago
upon the foundation of the world;
once evil was borne, hell
was eager to be set loose, like
a racehorse champing at the bit… 119 more words


A Distant Ship Smoke Hoizon

Endless days perceived through child’s gaze 
Hot summer bliss, advantageous and forever 
But forever be gone before long in the sun 
Ephemeral sustenance slowly slips this innocence  167 more words