Blank love or Black hatred Empty heart or Dark mind Lying lips or Questioning eyes I think or I overthink I doubt or I assume I cry or I laugh
My Blank love is Dead sky My Black hatred is in crescent shape My Empty heart is moonless night My Dark mind is questioning existence My lying lips are doubting science My questioning eyes cries in agony of stars My assumptions are laughing hypothesis My thoughts are overthinking concept of origin
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Today write a Paradelle Poem. Paradelle is a poetic form that Billy Collins originally introduced as “one of the more demanding French forms,” though eventually Collins fessed up that he created it as a joke.
◆◆ RULES ◆◆
●The paradelle is a 4-stanza poem. ● Each stanza consists of 6 lines. ●● For the first 3 stanzas, the 1st and 2nd lines should be the same; the 3rd and 4th lines should also be the same; and the 5th and 6th lines should be composed of all the words from the 1st and 3rd lines and only the words from the 1st and 3rd lines. No other words are allowed. ●●The final stanza should be composed of all the words in the 5th and 6th lines of the first three stanzas and only the words from the 5th and 6th lines of the first three stanzas. ●Theme : Open
“Paradelle with the stars”
Meet me on the darkest sea of dead stars. Meet me on the darkest sea of dead stars. When the waves burn my skin, I’ll remember. When the waves burn my skin, I’ll remember. I’ll remember the burn on the darkest sea of dead waves. When my skin, meet me stars.
Fall into this faulty trap of myself. Fall into this faulty trap of myself. Explain me without understanding why. Explain me without understanding why. Explain this faulty trap of myself. Fall into understanding why without me.
Buries your sadness in my abstraction. Buries your sadness in my abstraction. Because time worries us eternally. Because time worries us eternally. Eternally in my abstraction, your sadness buries us, because time worries.
On the darkest sea of dead abstraction, explain your understanding. Without me, when the waves burn my skin, I’ll remember this faulty trap of myself, because my sadness buries us. In time, worries meet me. Stars fall into why eternally.
The greenery of warm and fertile valleys fascinates us, the white magic of snow-clad mountains entices us. Open plains covered with grass are nice but it's the tropical rain forest that mesmerizes us with its assemblage of plants and animals which is rich and varied. Nature plays with the inhospitable yet beautiful deserts, creating endless dunes of sand, but the absence of clouds above deserts is saddening. Lakes, ponds, brooks, springs and rivers are relatively small but they give me fresh water for survival. Oceans and seas don't give me potable water but shelter millions of organisms. I hate volcanic eruptions for they devastate the earth around them, but the wounds inflicted by them on the land heal in due course. You have to tolerate extreme cold and prolonged darkness if you are a creature living in the Antarctic. The variety of plants, animals, rocks and minerals on my planet is incredible, it can inspire any of us with a healthy awe. The planet is not stationary or stagnant. It's ever changing. A tiny two-legged creature, and no match for the likes of elephants and lions, man still has the upper hand and on his attitude and mindset depends the future of the globe.
1. It's our own planet We can't afford to lose it Let's pledge to save it
2. A picturesque globe A boon, a gift, a marvel Let's not destroy it
3. A huge ball of rock The only planet with life We must preserve it