Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 1 decade ago

Please comment on my poem?

The dying man invokes his strayed integrity.

He finally embodies it in this honest hour-

It shields him from the thieves at death's hard heel

But steals from conquered flesh its timeless power-

Steals the vision of eyes with hunger new revealed

But yeilds the sensual mortal memory.

10 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    that's good. ignore the idiots on here. seems they've taken over.

    'short and sweet' would be the cliched response, but i'm going to say 'succinct and powerful' instead. as another person said, you've really summed it up, with good words.

    'the best words, in the best order'. you can edit it if you wish, but it's already good.

  • 3 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    i thought it was suggestive of the old classics. it seems to me to give the same essence as a Victorian painting or a painting by some European artist. it is a beautiful stanza. in my humble opinion it caries with it a wait of wisdom that is beyond what most modern writers give.

    simple is good but there are somethings that are impossible with simple.

  • 1 decade ago

    I like it, the word steal appears several times in a couple of different forms. Is this intentional? In any case I like it , it is dark enough for me.

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  • 1 decade ago

    wow this is really good. im terrible at depicting meanings of poems, but i can tell its deep and about they dying mans memories. keep em coming :)

  • HimJoy
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Beautiful ! You have got the essence of life and death in few words. Wow ! It has touched my soul ! I have copied it in my Diary ! Wow !

  • 1 decade ago are trying to use to big of words

    sometimes poems are better simpler

    and plus the words dont really flow

  • 1 decade ago

    if i liked that kind of poem i'd say it's good

  • bkk
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago


  • suzie
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago


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