Our Fate Awaits (Diminished Hexaverse).

by Steven Beesley   Jul 12, 2012


The days stretch so long,
sky hot and burning.
Unbearable heat
shall dry up this earth,
split the ground apart.

We have lost sight,
not in control
of destiny
or of our world.

Wait to die,
fate awaits
to take us.

Look back,
too late!

Gone!

12th July, 2012 (c)

Diminished Hexaverse:

A poem containing stanzas of 5 lines, then 4 lines, then 3 lines, then 2 lines, ending with one word. The syllables in each stanza correspond to the number of lines, i.e. 5 in each line in the first stanza, 4 in the second stanza and so on. This form may contain more than five stanzas.

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  • 7 years ago

    by Meena Krish

    Another interesting form! I have to try this form. As for this write itself...it speaks without having to say much. With the syllabus restriction and number of lines you have got the message across to your readers. This world is really heading towards its end...excellent!

  • 7 years ago

    by Meme

    Ohhh I love ittttt! This form is new to me, and it really looks interesting. I shall try it soon :-)

  • 7 years ago

    by Naughtymouse

    STEVEN THIS IS EPIC!!!!!!

    LOVED IT!!

  • 7 years ago

    by Dagmar Wilson

    It seems like the world is slowly but surely
    coming to an end
    excellent write