Monday, July 27, 2009

Humanity's Monsters

Good day!

It's another rainy day for me, but there was a bit of sun this morning so I am somewhat content. Today, I've decided to share a poem--a sonnet--with y'all. This is the first sonnet I've ever written and it deals primarily with the world. It's a little dark and perhaps a bit morbid, I know, but that's the kind of poetry I like to write. The kind with a glimmer of hope at the end, eh! The poem is entitled Humanity's Monsters and is basically about how dark the world seems to be growing.

I don't want to say too much, but I hope you enjoy it!


Humanity's Monsters

The world transformed to a shadowy place
where daggers spring forth in the form of words,
speaking temptation to all that have heard.
Pretenders sport masks and ever change face,
not caring who loses this world wide race.
Darkness hides in twilight, waiting to lure,
a patient predator, timing the 'merge.
Evil resides in our amazing race.
Human minds fall pray to deceptive greed;
seeking--savouring the substance of wealth
while vile monsters cry out from soulless eyes.
Hope is consumed like rain raising a weed,
choking life's already decaying health.
All our faith lies in the promised sun rise.

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