Matt Ancient

Freshman - 701 Points (11 january 1985 / Africa)

City Of Sin - Poem by Matt Ancient

A City of sin
When will thou go clean
A foolish society
In an archaic city
Full of vanity
A city without conscience
Full of violence
Greediness and selfishness
Why should there be a city
Without justice and fairness
The rich over the poor
Blood do they devour
Life becomes sore
Her daughters are whore
How can there exist
Such a city
If goodness is banish
Then we are all finish
Why won't they perish
In this city they cherish

Topic(s) of this poem: city

Form: Epic

Comments about City Of Sin by Matt Ancient

  • Kim Barney (8/31/2015 6:13:00 AM)

    Great poem! Did you have some particular city in mind? (Report) Reply

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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (6/6/2015 5:02:00 PM)

    A compelling cry against sin my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Richard Blay (5/21/2015 6:47:00 AM)

    well captured with the nets of poetry. Very good rhyming, it was not forced. The idea of not punctuating was influenced by the flow, I guess. Good job done fellow.

    But can there be any city without sin when it is being ruled by humans? Hmm! Very rhetorical
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  • Vipins Puthooran (12/19/2011 2:50:00 PM)

    City of sin will soon be vanished! !
    A good poem
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  • (12/19/2011 2:32:00 PM)

    Really liked it. A really great poem. Good write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 19, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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