Treasure Island

B.B. Loring

(October 24,1995 / Maine, United States)

The Bane and The Hero


You are the bane
and I am the hero,
and you beckon me with your violence,
your arcane systematic doings,
and occult science.
You told me stories of
the seraphium falling
and the demons climbing
and I smiled,
I smiled.
I watched your ploys of subjugation,
admired your tactics,
and believing you to be a general,
I pledged my servitude.
Somehow I fear you will soon
bring me with you,
as a partner in complicity,
on your raids of catastrophe
to set the arcadian worlds afire,
and show the world your penchant
for destruction;
and glory through ruin.

Submitted: Friday, November 08, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 09, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Bane and The Hero by B.B. Loring )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. O My Songs, Madhav Sarkunde
  2. Detester's haste, Hamisi Miriti
  3. Masibonisane, senzokhaya umhayi
  4. namhlanje usuku olukhulu, senzokhaya umhayi
  5. okuhle, senzokhaya umhayi
  6. babies and dogs, oskar hansen
  7. God Could be Never Wrong, Alem Hailu Gabre Kristos
  8. Khalani zinyoni vele nizolibusa, senzokhaya umhayi
  9. Fever power, hasmukh amathalal
  10. Inside a tomb, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock
And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey cock
And the clackin' of the guineys, and the cluckin' of the hens
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Claude McKay

 
[Hata Bildir]