John Murrry

Rookie - 0 Points (London)

War Of Words (Contemporary V Abstract) - Poem by John Murrry

By death-time pronounced for word takers - sent shrill
came 10,000 moonics - flew down from the hill

An anointed collective - en-mass - darkly formed
passioned earth crust collated - for souls yet un-mourned

Stern archers awaited and strengthened loose backs-
raised neck hair of cavalry snapped back to its cracks

And all was a valley - surreal and unchanged –
where certainty vanished - captured madness in frames

Staggered breath - shredded shivers through misted vent came
a sent wind chose dead-screamed our widows by name

And all was a valley – surreal and unchanged –
as mashed hoards of manics- merged unhinged with deranged

Commenced to attack - set an eagle - our gaze –
mighty wizards from dim world - spelt hell fire with praise

Twisted eyes of the foe rained about us to drain –
their sprit of hate lust – that quenched from our pain

When morning awoke every last word was said
every syllable broached - every last letter dead

And all was a valley – surreal and in flames –
as two worlds of words - both convictions lay slain

Listen to this poem:

Comments about War Of Words (Contemporary V Abstract) by John Murrry

  • (4/10/2006 12:15:00 PM)

    A very unique idea and write! I just love the thought behind this one! Very creative! (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

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

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Monday, April 10, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, July 12, 2010

[Report Error]