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Borrowed Time

Rating: 4.8

Puny pride parades pomposity
Pounding its cherished chest in a quest
To increase celerity and luminosity
Thereby eating its substance and balance into a pesky pest.

Puny pride provokes the power
It possesses not
Screaming in a shower, offering a frail flower
No woman wants when the ambiance blows hot.

Puny pride cultures and nurtures nonsense
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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: poems
Dr Antony Theodore 06 December 2019

erbal diarrhea engenders When puny pride falls from grace Enlisting in the club of dribbled defenders Who in the end can't survive a redoubtable rat race.. tony

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Bri Edwards 06 December 2019

Your poem pulses ponderous p's! ! ! ! bri ;)

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Anil Kumar Panda 06 December 2019

Very interesting poem. The rhyming and flow are amazing. Loved the way you have used puny pride in the stanzas. Congrats on being selected as poem of the day.Full marks from me.

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Edward Kofi Louis 06 December 2019

Pride and arrogance! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 06 December 2019

A profound and thought provoking poem deserving poem of the day. Congrats.

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Kingsley Egbukole 06 December 2019

Puny pride haughty, arrogant, lacking respect, loquacious. It really need to watch its back. Beautiful.

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