Futility

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


This free verse poem uses personification to illustrate the concept of futility.

Submitted: September 01, 2018

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Futility

The flame,

Smothered by a breath,

Dodges, quivers,

Struggles to straighten, 

But is held back,

Pressed down.

 

It crouches --

Final strength surges.

It fights to rise

From beneath the unyielding power. 

Trembles,

Shudders,

Flickers --

And dies.


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