Kylie Wingfeather replied to the topic Does anyone want to read this slightly depressing poem? in the forum Poets 1 day, 1 hour ago
Thank you for putting that up. Definitely made my day. Thank you!
A Wingfeather Saga poem about Throne Wardens. Not that great at poetry, but I’m working on it.
The Throne Warden.
Courageous, loyal, true,
Protector of his siblings’ life and freedom,
Learner of the Word,
Keeper of not just pen, but also sword,
Hearer of the sea dragons song,
Warrior against Gnag’s wrong,
Artham with his wings,
@jennythefaun Couldn’t tell the LoTR reference from reading it, and it would be fine anyway. I published a poem that was even more directly inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale a couple years back.
I really like the title, and great concept. My advice is to drop the rhymes. As one of my creative writing professors once said, the best poems don’t r…[Read more]
Great job on your poem, Kimmi! There was a lot of strong emotion in it. It felt very raw and real and true. Keep up the good work.
That was really good Kimmi!
Do you not know what you
Do you not know that the
tongue is like an adder, like
wild horses if not tamed
and brought into subjection?
Do you not know your words
cut like knives? Take
you no heed with your
tongue? Do you not know
the pain they cause?
Does your conscience not
smite you? Is there no sorrow…[Read more]
Thank you @sam-m . (:
I’m glad you liked it!
Hi, Kimmi! I really like your poem. 🙂 Some of my favorite lines were: “Do you not know, you rival the stars? Do you not know, who you are?”
Thanks for sharing!
You are loved my friend.
Do you not know your worth?
Do you not know, you rival the stars?
Do you not know, who you are?
You’re worth is more than the sun.
More than the flickering lights of the heavens.
Your heart is pure, cleansed by the blood of the Lamb.
You are clean. He loves you.
My friend, do you not know it w…[Read more]
@beth20 You’re welcome!
@dakota Thanks so much, Dakota!!!
@beth20 Good job on this poem! 🙂
Thanks Sam! It’s one of the only two poems I’ve ever written.
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