Norman F. Santos

Rookie - 497 Points (Nov.19,1990 / Philippines)

Millennium War - Poem by Norman F. Santos

Cringing by the haunted mangrove
Of a torrid and sleazy quagmire
A phantom despondently probe
For that disrupting familiar fire
That ruptured his scarce hearth
Stalled in this lazy flailing marsh
Gnawing at the chambers of his heart
Perverted by a war of a farce-
Comedy, and he kneads his head to reckon
What struck the igniting mayhem
That left him forever cringing on
And contemplating with a requiem
Gnarled in an infinite knot
Of bereavement and defeat
Left squandered to erupt
In a concealed war with no fleet;
In a poem cycling with semantics
A narrative exploitation in bleared-
Millennia; a struggle for romantics
Fastened and taut with profound fear.

Topic(s) of this poem: loneliness, struggle


Comments about Millennium War by Norman F. Santos

There is no comment submitted by members..



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


Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 10, 2015



[Report Error]