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Far beneath fathom's kept, where the dead men,
Dare not speak of forgotten kingdom's hidden deep,
Under waves chilling currents, in the aquatic blues,
 Burial zone.
Behind seaweeds thickened greenery, and corals
 Reefs decorative stealth.
An ancient mystery's truth lies undiscovered,
Pull back times curtain reveal a world turned up,
Side down.
Once a utopian society lived, bathed in the
 Warmth of the sun.
Shinning by brilliance light aglow in
 Architectural marvel.
Civilization’s corner stone, etched with 
Diversity's trade mark.
Idealism in perfection orderly form, 
Pictured framed amongst ,
Legend's greatest mysteries left unsolved, 
Yet it intrigues us.
A vast landscape spanning the horizon, 
Wealth's golden city.
Built brick by brick on sheer strength, 
Of will power and intelligence intellect.
A crown jewel of the ancient world but,
 It's existence has tarnished with age,
 Entering the realm of long ago,
 Mythological legendary myth.
But fortune's favor draws fates attention, 
Leaving unto follies end result greed's lust,
Deception’s cruelty, and slavery’s injustice.
The god's have little mercy for humanity’s,
 Sinister darker side,
And cast a titan's krackan to sly the
 Wickedness there in.
Destruction landfall hit Atlantis head on,
An eerie twilight’s hour destiny’s four winds,
Did scream why have you forsaken, 
Your children thus so.
No wraith's compassion could eliminate, 
Sorrows heavy burden to bare.
A nation, a continent wiped from the face
Of the earth, without leaving a trace vaporized,
In a instant.
Storytellers epically write words, telling of
Legacy's lost paradise.
It's valuable theology speaks volumes knowledge,
Of lessons to be learned so not as to,
 Be repeated again. 
In the devil triangle may it rest in peaceful slumbers, 
Dreaming state.
Until history's reawakening calls it name once more.


Copyright © cherl dunn

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  1. Date: 8/16/2015 4:21:00 AM
    Beautifully penned :)

  1. Date: 8/16/2015 1:01:00 AM
    Cheryl, Congratulations on having your poem featured on the soup's home page :). **SKAT**

  1. Date: 8/11/2015 3:22:00 PM
    CHERYL.. Your fabulous write is featured this week on the Soup homepage.. Huge congrats and the tip of my hat! -LYRIC

  1. Date: 10/18/2014 7:17:00 PM
    excellent piece of writing magically penned cherl

  1. Date: 1/21/2014 9:51:00 PM
    BOO! It's me again... Reading this fine write.. One of my Faves... Hope you are well.... always.. Linda

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 3:56:00 PM
    Hi Sweet Cherl, wanna read my new post... Please!... hehe.. Now I am asking again... It's called poetic convention 2014.... You will find your name on there... hugs,,,, and please note a poem you wish for me to read tonight... hugs... Linda

  1. Date: 11/16/2013 6:52:00 PM
    Ha Ha, my friend, now I see you online... I'm on my way to view your poem, about John Wilkes. ..... I posted a poem, would you like to read it... .. It's about the Devil always manipulating us into believing what it wants... Please stop by my latest poem before you leave... Hugs & kisses... LINDA ((ps... this one is on my favorite list))

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 6:11:00 PM
    love it ,,,, as I love Donovan/ Atlantis and fleetwood mac's Burmuda Triangle ;} thank you for reading my concrete angel ;}

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 7:00:00 PM
    Do you have your own site CHERYL, just wondering.... about your poem: I sure wish this Atlantis would reawaken. a powerful poem, and pen. and thanks for stopping by~Linda

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 6:57:00 PM
    the X on each poem means delete.... please do not click on it... or you will accidental remove your poem out of curiosity. I notice the change next to our form... always~ Linda