The New Romans (Working Title)

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  • WE155kruez
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Poem Commentary

I thought of this poem riding the subways and walking along manhattan which I based as New Rome. It is a brief commentary on the observation of the "new romans" worshipping time and the absurdity and childishness of it all...I might add more...I wanted to also say how everything in the city is really a structure of time and how as an influential city most people want to live like that now...Anyways, thanx for reading. happy reading and writing to you!

The New Romans (Working Title)

The New Romans

Twelve
Clicks and Ticks to toll and bind

Chime entwined with Chime Divine

How Divine...?
To find
The Time

Entwined with every word and rhyme

Finite granite hour glass
The new romans live for grains to pass
The day's too short
The flow's too fast

The New Romans wish that time did last

Fleeting flutter sputters out
Tick Tock Ticking tuckers out

Who Knows when it all began?
When the New Romans turned to sand....

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Morris commented on The New Romans (Working Title)

06-21-2009

That was a hoot it's short on words but long on meaning twist your mind and makes us think godd----M

daydreamer23 commented on The New Romans (Working Title)

06-21-2009

your use of language is superior at such a young age, that was a great poem very well thought out and observed kudos!

AleaPendragon commented on The New Romans (Working Title)

06-21-2009

damn its good to see time and so bad bad to see it past and not last. Really good love your play in aesthetic.

Sydney commented on The New Romans (Working Title)

06-21-2009

wow. this is good. timeless. accounting time and space is very worthwhile. its goog that you write about something that chases after time.

esha commented on The New Romans (Working Title)

06-21-2009

well....1st off i want to tell you that you started off with like my fav. word to write in poetry... entetwined...you can b entwined in so many things at once... i love it and i want to read more...plz?

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