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The Black Death

Rating: 2.8

Dark tendrils of disease
spread across the land
Reaching until all of Europe
Is in the clutches of Death himself.

Women and children,
Men and kings alike,
a third of the population

all become victims
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I wrote this for History Class to characterize the time in Europe known as The Dark Ages.

when did you write this - in what year? thanks, need to know for school project

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school researcher 01 June 2020

when did you write this - in what year? Thanks, i need to know for a school project on you. Thanks for a brill poem.

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Adrian Gonzales 30 November 2018

I am stealing your poem to pass as my own! Thanks buddy! !

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Adrian Gonzales 30 November 2018

My teacher made me change it. Sorry, I'm going to be better.

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phoebe jane mccormack 05 November 2018

hi Im phoebe Jane McCormack im in year 7 I just want to tell you about poems I love history. love from phoebe

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hannah 22 March 2018

That poem was so good I presented it to my soc.st class

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Liliana ~el 18 October 2013

Running out of breath myself as your intense piece has a turbulent flow Nicely done, achieving panic and depth

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Noreen Carden 17 October 2013

Well done Matthew a dark subject very well written

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Matthew Henning 16 October 2013

Yeah! I heard that. Kinda creepy to be honest...

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Susan Lacovara 16 October 2013

Did you know the childhood nursery rhyme song, Ring Around The Rosie was actually written about the Bubonic Plague...pretty little song that all children are taught...ironic, isn't it? ? ? You did capture the horror of those times. Well done. PEACE

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phoebe jane 05 November 2018

I love the plague I mean learning about it

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