poet Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

Terror

Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Fire encases melting heat
Shrapnel ignominiously
Blossom
Dance through innocent flesh
That crawls out of one’s skin
The roar of the explosion
Dries every tear
Screams pollute, deafening ears
Live audience
In an unprecedented
Death Opera

The sound of fury
Orchestrated by an unseen martyr
Believed to be
Next of kin
Of the Devil
Foe of God

Poem Submitted: Monday, July 20, 2009
Poem Edited: Thursday, May 12, 2011

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  • Amy walker (4/5/2019 12:22:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem

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  • Akham Nilabirdhwaja SinghAkham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (5/24/2017 10:35:00 AM)

    Terror foe of God having no religion.Thanks for sharing.

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  • Diana Ferrer (1/19/2010 7:20:00 AM)

    very nice, i like your use of words.

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  • Deepta Protik Osman (1/2/2010 2:12:00 AM)

    I will say good like others

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  • Kaycie Cooper (12/30/2009 2:35:00 AM)

    Truly beautiful :)
    Bravo 10!

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  • Saeid Hadavand (10/23/2009 1:14:00 AM)

    Perfect & fantastic, like always my friend.

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  • Lily Law (9/25/2009 2:04:00 AM)

    I feel the terror as if I'm there to witness it...
    The words and emotions just keep on flowing in nicely...
    ^-^

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  • Kuji Soliman (9/7/2009 3:59:00 PM)

    extreemly powerfull words, put together in a poem!
    this is lovely and very enjoyable to read! thanks for sharing

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  • Bill Gough (9/1/2009 12:01:00 PM)

    Very Powerful. What I like about this poem, amongst a number of other aspects, is the compression. So much, in so few lines, means the poem enfolds itself into itself. Because there are so many omitted details, the mind provides its own, and that allows time and space to fold itself upon itself. The effect, in my opinion, is to create a sort of implosion rather than the usual outward motion that one would expect.

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  • Kaarem Perawiti (8/27/2009 4:13:00 PM)

    like the way u express a storm, intristing..keep it up

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  • Dr. Sonal Chhaya (8/25/2009 7:58:00 AM)

    Thankyou for sharing your poem with me....Nice write

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  • Rafique Farooqi (8/24/2009 12:43:00 AM)

    Great wite against terror., , , , ,

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  • Ravi SathasivamRavi Sathasivam (8/3/2009 11:47:00 PM)

    A true description of terror. Great write.
    Thanks for sharing with me

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  • Jona`e Levett (8/3/2009 10:31:00 PM)

    WAIT! let me be more specific of what i was visualising. i was seeing a car bomb..

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  • Jona`e Levett (8/3/2009 10:29:00 PM)

    wow, very good.
    i am picking up that the subject is terrorism? correct?
    or am i off base... i do that sometimes ;)

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  • Sharimil Clercin (8/3/2009 3:11:00 PM)

    Nice keep doing your thing....

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  • Solomon Bright Dankwa (8/3/2009 2:26:00 PM)

    really good
    well penned.........
    keep it up........................

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  • Melissa Jamison (8/3/2009 1:37:00 AM)

    wow. so powerful and so real! i loved it thank you for the read, please give my poems a try too, i am sure you will like them.

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  • Mark NwagwuMark Nwagwu (8/2/2009 8:45:00 AM)

    live audience in unprecedented death opera! that is terror indeed. Great write, my friend.
    mark

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  • Melissia Ann SenterMelissia Ann Senter (8/1/2009 9:12:00 AM)

    A true description of terror, a very powerful write of what many people fear this was excellent my friend. Thanks for sharing Melissia Ann

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