Elmer Romulo Valdez

Rookie (Luna, La Union, Philippines)

Death - Poem by Elmer Romulo Valdez

Darkness suddenly came,
Without any warning;
Like the fleeting wind,
To disturb the calmness.

Life snapped by death,
In a flashing triumph;
At the blink of the eye,
There is no stopping.

There is extreme pain,
As death makes a strike;
Happy hearts retreat,
In the gloom of loss.

Gone: it is forever,
Beauty won't be there,
To give an inspiration,
For the accepting soul.

Comments about Death by Elmer Romulo Valdez

  • (11/22/2007 5:03:00 AM)

    Your poem gave the true essence of the word death. On one side, it is ugly, painful, devastating, and sometimes, emotionally crippling. On the other side - that's for you to write, on your next poem maybe. Excellent work! A 10 from me. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/1/2007 4:23:00 AM)

    Sad reality but inevitable fact! Well penned Elmer, Highest mark. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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