Ken e Hall

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Natures Call Save The Forest Of The Night


Dimmed to infiltrate the forest of the night
The single lamp post of the moon,
Shines her recycled yesterday's sunshine,
The leaves move in harmony rustling the tune
With the floor moving with life with extreme evening sight,
The staccato's beat sets the rhythm
Nothing escapes the damp drapes of the silent breeze,
All creatures are hungry it's time to forage,
Nature's rule every living thing knows eat or be eaten.
The snake consumes the stolen egg,
Bird eats the worm
Spider mummifies the fly,
The leopard dines on the weak.
The trees feel immune until
Elephant hunger‘s early morning grasp strips the tree
The flesh eating cat slumbers
Dreaming of his lions share,
The bird with a broken wing wears a coat of ants,
Life goes on as dawn approaches as
The dung beetle is happy for his larvae's lunch,
Then time takes the evening away with the
Praying mantis who did not enjoy her sex,
So consumes her lover,
In the forest of the night.
As the early morning bird doth sing
Mankind consumes everything,

Coaxing Mother nature's wrath to sting!

Submitted: Sunday, July 26, 2009
Edited: Monday, August 12, 2013

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  • Rookie - 325 Points Danny Draper (2/28/2012 5:48:00 AM)

    Ken, this is good poem, descriptive with readily accessible imagery. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Terence George Craddock (5/15/2011 1:06:00 PM)

    'Mankind consumes everything,

    Coaxing Mother nature's wrath to sting! '

    An inspired poem Ken themed in realities,
    of the laws of nature with contrasts,
    of observational brilliant insight sustained,
    line by line building to the ultimate climatic
    revelation; destructive humanity baits
    all creation, not according to kill or be killed
    but by ultimate control or destroy insanity,
    pending nature's sting back survival ploy. Beautiful :) Terence (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bradley Fisher (4/3/2011 11:41:00 AM)

    Wow Ken i love it. A joy to read..The bird with a broken wing wears a coat of ants..wow that was my favorite line. great write a pleasure to read. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 71 Points Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (11/20/2010 11:45:00 AM)

    Agony n’ Ecstasy of flora n’ fauna [mainly] well penned n’ poemed …

    Poet has unshackled the psyche n’ mindset by delving deep into them [as if]…

    1st few lines the backdropp was poetically engineered befitting for this poetry n’ climaxed when the end came U Turn. ‘Coaxing Mother nature's wrath to sting! ’

    Indeed a joy ride [read biblio safari] n’ read of this magnificent poem…great…wow! … thanks for sharing Hon’ble Poet Ken
    Regards
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
    10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sheldon Saluta (4/13/2010 8:25:00 AM)

    you know what, i like it
    it seems a remnant of essence of the jungles!

    the sounds produce by the lines...
    the pictures create by the lines..

    i like it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mohamad Poya (2/15/2010 2:04:00 PM)

    hello
    poetry you extermely sensitive
    to the tragy of human life looks dark
    i hardly your poetry traslated with google
    fallen in love with you.......
    ........... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jake Shelvey (2/13/2010 8:13:00 AM)

    Wow...It flows like honey across the page, painting a beautiful scenario in my head...Really well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 6 Points Naseer Ahmed Nasir (2/10/2010 6:34:00 AM)

    'Survival of the fittest' is nature's rule, but it seems that human being is consuming every thing now, mountains, rivers, forests, everything irrespective of day or night. Your plea to save the forest of the night is heart touching. You have created an amazing poem, Ken, with wonderful real life imagery...10/10.
    Best Regards.

    Naseer (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ritty Patnaik (12/20/2009 10:57:00 AM)

    dear ken.....amazing poem on sights and sounds in the forest.the predators are out for their drill and kill, and so also all animals.it is all a fight for survival, and of the fittest.the sounds in the forest enthralls me, more.lovely poem, after my heart.best wishes.
    ritty (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ritty Patnaik (12/20/2009 10:51:00 AM)

    dear ken....it is a amazing poem from a man who has lived his life in the forest.the night sights are eerie and scary both, when the predators are out for their drill and kill 1many a times i have been to the forest for shikar...with my dad, and the experience has been a rewarding one.loved your poem.
    best wishes,
    ritty (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Izra Isra (10/15/2009 11:30:00 PM)

    sentimental hotch-potch.......do u want us to cry.........good poem devoid of content.........may u read many books......to have idea and ideas...and ur own idea
    thanks for let us to read u............good soul.....wish many of u (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Mcmanus (10/6/2009 9:00:00 AM)

    This is a wonderful poem Ken, I liked the metaphors and the flow of the poem was faultless, expertly done,10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Emancipation Planz (9/25/2009 7:34:00 PM)

    Ken, I was drenched from the single lamp post of the moon, to savour the richness you witnessed... sometimes at night we go there FOR ESTeem rebuilding... often tis for greed... last line.. ouch... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Rachel Ann Butler (9/16/2009 1:55:00 PM)

    The leaves move in harmony rustling the tune
    With the floor moving with life with extreme evening sight,

    Rachel Ann Butler (Report) Reply

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