The Face of Infernal Destruction

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The Face of Infernal Destruction


Tornadic swirls of refuse filled air,
Tsunamic curls of long blond hair.
Cyclonic gusts and destructive waves,
Bubonic thrusts of disastrous plagues.

Flood ridden lands from crested seas,
Wind driven sands from a harmattan breeze.
Volcanic eruptions of lava and debris,
Cataclysmic consumption of atrocities.

Hurricane winds of unimaginable force,
Uncontrolled fires retraced to their source.
Cities and towns that earthquakes devastate,
Islands abound that Monsoons obliterate.

Mountains alive with avalanche slides,
Countless survive seismic sea tides.
Record hot days scorching scores,
Tidal waves ravaging shores.

Mother Nature's rapture tips,
The four horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Revelations revealed by seven sins,
The seventh seal's where equations begins.

Terrorist attacks' repulsive pride
Hailstorms exact an avarice guise.
Earthquakes announce the end of times,

Sloth's denounced when fraternized.
Envy burns distaste inside,
Vanity churns ill wakes of tides.
Evil assumes any shape or size,
Nuclear wars loom in the wake of time.

Seven seals exposed reveal,
Incandescent wrath concealed.
Gluttonous scorn where famine lurks,
Nations borne with stimulant perks,
Sacred lands scourged by waste,

Atomic bands reverberate.
Nostradamus prophesied,
Death precedes the Antichrist.

Symbolic rituals, mnemonic discourse,
En-tonic nuptials of demonic recourse,
Visions of martyrs, death revered,
Eternal barters adept to fear.
Notable trumpets of angels near.

Savored lust will fan the fires,
Incepted mistrust of habitual liars.
Neurotic contests with psychic storms.
Seven conquests of Apocalyptic scorn.

 

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ginga commented on The Face of Infernal Destruction

10-13-2009

Mooney, Why didn't I think of that? No seriously this is incredible. I am lauding you for such a challenging peice. The rhyme and meter are meticulous as well. I am so struck that you thought of every scenario concerning destruction. Who would have known that Mooney has the inside story? LOL! A 10+++ ginga

StandingBear commented on The Face of Infernal Destruction

10-13-2009

Signs .. signs .. everywhere signs .. talking about people, blowing my mind! Hey, so i put my hair up under my hat and went inside. Fantastic write K!

connsk8 commented on The Face of Infernal Destruction

10-12-2009

This poetically was well written but subject wise it depressed me, I don't like Dark, I've been stuck there for too long but if I did, this would be a classic...

susanismith commented on The Face of Infernal Destruction

10-12-2009

Very insightful poem... I love the description of the natural disasters (not only poetic but visual)... before even getting to the apocalypse and the horseman, it was very superfluous on the topic. I was intriqued by your views and can see how our earth and society is leading that way.

Charlie23 commented on The Face of Infernal Destruction

10-11-2009

Exceptional poem from beginning to end! Grasp my full attention right from the start! Amazing write on end times!

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