Hopeless

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A sunset orb quits and descends
A sullen night appears.
Pull down the blinds and lock your doors
Protect your rabid fears.

Uncertainty engulfs the world,
and it’s reduced to tears.
As dark as once upon a time
prevails throughout the years.

Copyright © September 2011 Norma Martiri

Form: Quatrain

Sometimes the world make me sad 😦

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From the Inside

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From the inside she noticed
a huddle of small boys
hoping to receive some scraps.
“The poor surely deserve more”,
she remarked over a delectable dinner.

Copyright © 2011 Norma Martiri

Form: Free Verse