Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

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Terror - Poem by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

Flashing rays
Thunderous sound
Fire encases melting heat
Shrapnel ignominiously
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

Comments about Terror by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

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

    Terror foe of God having no religion.Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • (1/19/2010 7:20:00 AM)

    very nice, i like your use of words. (Report) Reply

  • (1/2/2010 2:12:00 AM)

    I will say good like others (Report) Reply

  • (12/30/2009 2:35:00 AM)

    Truly beautiful :)
    Bravo 10!
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  • (10/23/2009 1:14:00 AM)

    Perfect & fantastic, like always my friend. (Report) Reply

  • (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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  • (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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  • (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. (Report) Reply

  • (8/27/2009 4:13:00 PM)

    like the way u express a storm, intristing..keep it up (Report) Reply

  • (8/25/2009 7:58:00 AM)

    Thankyou for sharing your poem with me....Nice write (Report) Reply

  • (8/24/2009 12:43:00 AM)

    Great wite against terror., , , , , (Report) Reply

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

    A true description of terror. Great write.
    Thanks for sharing with me
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  • (8/3/2009 10:31:00 PM)

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

  • (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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  • (8/3/2009 3:11:00 PM)

    Nice keep doing your thing.... (Report) Reply

  • (8/3/2009 2:26:00 PM)

    really good
    well penned.........
    keep it up........................
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  • (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. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Nwagwu (8/2/2009 8:45:00 AM)

    live audience in unprecedented death opera! that is terror indeed. Great write, my friend.
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  • Melissia 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 (Report) Reply

  • (8/1/2009 2:50:00 AM)

    A true depiction of terror with an interplay like simli, between
    the soulful and calming art and the phenomena of the aweful
    and frightening enviornment.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 20, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 12, 2011

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