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|Poetry contest for 3BP|
Awesome. Also, are there any hints on how you’re evaluating them? Or is it more of a “this poem really blew me away, have some BP for your awesomeness” ?
(This contest excites me for reasons I don’t understand…Log in to see images!
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 4:33PM||View PseudoNymph's Profile | #|
Hey guys. I thought I would participate in this contest saying as this contest is something I can submit something rather easily. Log in to see images!
I wrote these a little while back and hoping they are still valid. I can provide proof that they are mine if needs be.
If you like my writing be free to send me a TubMail and I’ll hook you up with some more.
PS: My first post in the Flamebate forums O_o
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 7:15PM||View pynk's Profile | #|
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 7:23PM||View Auser's Profile | #|
Word on “it’s pretty much all subjective”. If there’s anything I’ve learned from reading and writing poetry, it’s that there is never one correct answer to anything. Poetry is the most subjective form of literature. That’s why it’s fun to write.
Pseudonymph: I think this contest excites you because actually a contest of skill, not a “post here/friend me and I’ll randomly pick someone to give 3 BP” contest. =)
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 8:24PM||View socialistbaby's Profile | #|
“The Unfortunate Warrior”
Time to fly
Time to run
Too late, here he comes
No time to flee
No time to cower
Time to meet the awesome power
I can’t lose, I can’t fail
The beast won’t prevail
Blade hits flesh; it bounces off
I could almost hear it scoff
Force won’t work, I’ll try skill
Then move in for the kill
Let’s try deep down under
Let hell be torn asunder
Its flash of flame will surely miss
Destroy itself in the midst
I tried the trick and turned aghast
The beast had me fast
I was all too calm and cool
Thought the beast was a fool
It was instead
Two moves ahead
Tried from behind
But was maligned.
The beast was sound
And turned around
Was no use
Felt his mighty breath
And heard the sound of death
Dreadful silence, wicked black
Resounding cling from his attack
Shield worthless in strength
Oblivion at arm’s length
Defense melting to zero
It seems I am no hero
Why oh why
I have to die
Don’t let this be you
He had no clue
Let this be a warning
Or you’ll be dead in the morning
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 9:24PM||View DarkDespair5's Profile | #|
Meet its crystal gaze
Your soul will burst ablaze
Eye to Eye its deathly glare
Try to kill it if you dare
The beast will cast its stare
Leaving you in disrepair
It beckons with explosive heat
This is one tough foe to beat
Scathing flames and scorching trees
Every last opponent flees
As you can see, it’s clearly vile
Punishment without a trial
Brace yourself, the mbumive flare
Smashing you into despair
Delving deep into your mind
Wisdom will be blind
Once exposed, its breath of shadow
Every speck it will devour
No second chance, no extra life
Don’t go down without a fight
Don’t be fooled, or in denial
Your efforts are futile
You will suffer in defeat
As history WILL repeat
Hard or fast; it doesn’t matter
You’ll still crash into the waters
Once again the hero loses
With much more than mere bruises…
Look into my eyes of dark
And let me say this last remark
To avoid this ghastly fate
Steer clear- the bird of hate!
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 9:25PM||View DarkDespair5's Profile | #|
It’s that time…
When you feel the darkness approaching,
All-consuming, smothering void
Catapulting your mind, your self,
Into an enthralling of oblivion of obscurity
Everything I saw approaching
Has fallen into nothing, a vortex
Of meaningless chaos, of pain and pleasure
Mixed like a cruel joke
Myself, the world everything
A mirage labyrinth
My own soul, nothing but
A twisted stairway of memories
With nothing at the end.
The steps to hell
Breed in my own heart, the sorrow
I cannot stand, the pain
I cannot bear, the clock
that makes this senseless world
Keep turning. The time, the sounds
Flooding waters, the experience
are but pebbles in the ocean
The last few seconds warp together
At last, the one thing that makes sense
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 9:38PM||View The Blade Is My ...'s Profile | #|
Memories… they are always with you
memories… they never leave
memories… they are ever-coming…ever happening… ever occuring
memories… treasure them now, tomorrow, and every day after
memories… barely biased… they stay even if everything else leaves… never follow the crowd
memories… you keep them up until your final hours
memories… they define who you are
memories… they are only yours… and no one else may fully understand them
memories… recorded every day and played back in your dreams so you never forget
memories… do you really want to have bad ones? or just the good ones?
...the choice is up to you…but remember this… not only do you have to pay for he bad ones while in the concious state, but also in the sub-concious state as well… It will tear you apart until there’s absolutely nothing left… but the bad… then where do you go?
memories… ever faithful and ever helpful… but if abused through selfish and stupid actions, they are ever haunting and ever painful.
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 9:52PM||View The Blade Is My ...'s Profile | #|
A whisper in my mind
Blissful comfort her cacophony makes
Such sweet discord beats her heart
Muffled whimpers in a gale
Flame fueled by dying mirage
Silently shattering reason.
These remnants of contemplation
Embrace fleeting desire no more.
This rambling of my mind
Does too prove love is blind-
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 9:54PM||View The Blade Is My ...'s Profile | #|
I walked through the park 2 minutes till midnight and
thought myself a citadal
Now these four walls shrivel and wither
Mourning the unsung hero
I thought myself a citadel,
and fell to no fearsome blade
One word is all it took
A martyr has she made,
In a soldierless war.
The stone shield is defeated
By a wave of a hand
My stainless armor decays
With a single putrid glance
I am not a fighter, I am not strong –
One word is all it took
To shatter and dismay
A war without fighters
Has ended today.
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 10:03PM||#|
the land dyed crimson red,the shy stained black, the trees and plants drained of life, and the clouds rain tears of blood, she walks only to look though her broken eyes and see the cruel world before her, the tourchered soul still chained to the memories that don’t want to leave and the sharp claws of reality grasping her arms, could be the only thing keeping her there, shes struggles to get far.. oly to get nowhere, her hands cand hold the pain, but wont let go.. and the weight of the thickening air on her shoulders always dragging her down..fighting against an endless enemy, hopeless chaos surrounding her…
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 10:09PM||View Permatard's Profile | #|
————- “Chaos” ————-
Here’s my world on pause:
Here’s my life replayed.
Here’s to the logic of hate,
Here’s to my fatal mistake.
I am the winds of disorder
The slayer to your warder
I am the ropes of lightning
That pierce through the sky
I am a shadow, a storm
Ever ready to transform
I am the rain of fire
That flares the world’s ire
I set souls alight
I am the meaning of night
I roll the die of fate
One minute too late.
I bind all to Quicksand Time
I free the damned, sublime.
I unmask the forbidden,
And keep the hidden.
I paint reality its false colors.
I am Chaos.
Shadow Ruler IV edited this message on 05/31/2009 11:05PM
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 11:04PM||View Shadow Ruler IV's Profile | #|
The night overcast with patched darkness
Shades of purple and black whirlpool above.
Starlight beacon illuminates still snow,
Subtle motion mirrors the stars’ glow.
Flowing across its soft sky beds, as the
Flakes of white crush under my body’s fall.
The free snow engulfs my jacket, and its
Icy sting gradually fades away.
A single being in a sea of cold.
Slowly absorbed by the embracing snow,
Into the Arctic quicksand I descend.
Fragile crystals compress like spongy foam,
My hands slide through as if slicing water,
Swimming happily through the yielding clouds.
When that icy mountain is mirrored here,
In my mind, the city’s smoke quickly fades,
Not even white noise can infect the calm.
The specks of color, scattered far above,
Pierce the nebulous haze of my conscience.
The hallowed mountain helps me find my words
Sounds I make echo only to myself.
The glittering ground dances with starlight
I can close my eyes, all philosophy
Is dulled by that frigid, solid ocean.
Secluded from day’s stormy maelstrom, in
This walled garden, strewn of ice and twilight.
Society is but a memory.
A blissful Zen of vivid expression?
Achieved in enlightened tranquility,
In perfect sync with these immortal walls…
The peak seems to break the empyrean sphere,
And looks upon the formidable ice.
Juxtaposition of light and darkness,
What could craft such dynamic a contrast
Of sheen and shadows?
Infused with thought, yet it freezes away,
Such has been the awesome awakening.
My rage is chilled, my temper is mellowed
Burning desires fully extinguished.
As it can all be ended by a hand of ice.
When weathering fierce, impbumable storms,
Yield: consider the wind, flying through space-
The angry lightning and the peaceful snow.
Remember, the ordeal shall always end
When the snowflake glides onto Earth.
Give pause – but not to stop, wonder, and stare
Instead channel your calm, focus, and feel
If it’s a snowstorm, know the difference.
The sky’s symphony of light, all notes
Play upon the radiant, impressive ice.
Unknown to man, Nature lives unhindered
When heaven’s curtain closes.
|Posted On: 05/31/2009 11:11PM||View Shadow Ruler IV's Profile | #|
Here’s my second entry:
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 4:58PM||View socialistbaby's Profile | #|
Us hopped up, smiling, apple-cheeked,
With our hot wet adolescent mouths
They gape and grin.
Playing- each chasing each others,
Sucking and biting.
This is where kiss-chase ends.
You’ve won me-
A willing catch.
Stark, soft, skin to skin. We swim
In lunacy under the moon
Framed on that ceilinged five pence piece
-Lizzie winks above you above I,
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i put dashes where there should be line breaks.lolbronnih edited this message on 06/01/2009 5:38PM
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 5:37PM||View lolbronnih's Profile | #|
i never write poetry in english, but here’s a go at it
love, i’m tired and i’m old
but you know that, don’t you love?
the spirit fades and my glbum eye can’t see the sky
and we’re still here instead of gone
love, my mouth tastes like tobacco
but i don’t mind much nor should you
and you think you see a story in my eyes
but there isn’t any really
so i’ll just tell you shameless liesPatently Chill Prestidigitator edited this message on 06/01/2009 6:33PM
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 6:33PM||View Patently Chill P...'s Profile | #|
wait, if we can only have a max of three, then does that mean I have to choose which poems I posted? Log in to see images!
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 10:09PM||View Bionic Taffy's Profile | #|
I don’t envy the judge.
anyway, here’s my entry:
It doesn’t matter how much you
sand and varnish, varnish and sand
throw them in a tumbler until they’re more beautiful than you ever could have thought at the beginning;
They’re still just words.
And that no matter how much you
sugar coat them
the simplest sentiment is often the best.
I’m sorry you’re gone.
I miss you.Fortunato edited this message on 06/01/2009 10:47PM
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 10:45PM||View Fortunato's Profile | #|
Question. does it have to be written for this contest and never posted anywhere else, or could i link to my 3 best works on my dA?
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 10:49PM||View Nevermore Angel ...'s Profile | #|
Time’s a whirlwind, a maze, a shadow, a blaze.
A river of quicksand, a city of smoke,
A rainbow castle, a master stroke.
It’s a play, a game, a movie, a name.
A star of illusion, A gate of pain,
A torrent of water, a cyclone of flame.
It’s a bomb, a cog, a blade, a bone.
A juggernaut, a clock
A memory, in stone.
Time is master of all and slave of none.
What is cast by Chronos is not undone.
|Posted On: 06/01/2009 11:02PM||View DarkDespair5's Profile | #|