LIFE IN THE 21st CENTURY

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
My first attempt to write a multi-verse diamante: about the horrors of modern living for the poor.

Submitted: July 10, 2012

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Submitted: July 10, 2012

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1.
Now
Hopeless, lost
Hurting, hating, harming
Dour, dire, dirty, depressing
Tearing, tormenting, torturing,
Helpless, wary
Today
2.
Living
Hungry, lonely
Hating, hunting, harvesting
Is there no hope?
Teasing, terrorising, torching
Harried, watchful
Suffering.

© Copyright 2012
Philip Roberts, Melbourne, Australia

 


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