The Fall of the Castle

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

A castle invaded by an army.

The castle was built with meticulous hands;
Walls of fragile fawn;
Proud and striking, it stood like a king;
Encircled with water that sparkled as molten gold in the topaz sun;
A glittering star shone above the inhabitants heads.
Filling their world with bliss.
... 
Chilled spears struck the turrets;
The castle crumbled;
Effort of the craftsmen, lost in the debris;
An army surged upon the borders of the land, roaring in unreined wrath;
Destroyed was the happy peace that once dwelled;
The sand washed away in the waves…


Submitted: March 13, 2011

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Dexxy

:D mad as poem :D i dont write poems i write storys :D but awesome poem mate u use good technique :D :D keep writing poems dont let anyone tell u otherwise :D

Sun, March 13th, 2011 4:31am

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Haha, thanks for the encouragement, I love writing, so it's good to hear stuff like that. :)

Sat, March 12th, 2011 8:34pm

floatingpoet

nice poem! I like to write the funny stuff.
Come over and has a laugh on old Cap-pin Mike
and I'll dig'z in mee'z pocket for sum-pin yaz like!

Sun, March 13th, 2011 2:27pm

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Thank, and I'll have a look see, yeah.

Sun, March 13th, 2011 7:46am

a9fc8yt3kd

Nice ... In the end, everything is just like the sandcastle: existing only for a short while before fading away into eternity.

Sun, March 13th, 2011 5:24pm

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Wow, thanks, you're good at interpreting stuff, haha

Sun, March 13th, 2011 1:28pm

Alezae

Wow, Kurlz you are one talented fish! I love this poem. Awesome how its just a sandcastle aye :) keep up the amazing writing.

Sun, March 13th, 2011 7:35pm

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Haha, thanks you very much. Yeah, a sandcastle, whoa! I will keep it up! Just for you, haha, kidding.

Sun, March 13th, 2011 1:42pm

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