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Below is the poem entitled THE BLACK TENTH which was written by poet Melanie Tan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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That day is just another day,
Boarding buses driving car,
Some smile or sleep at hay,
Others chatting while driving far.

Thru and flow those journey,
One's mind will never across,
Death angel is on the hurry,
Waiting right spot for a man's loss.

Impact of dark angel wings,
Thrown and messed every stream,
All those agony brings,
Smash out those living dreams.

15 lives been told,
15 souls turned cold,
15 and 15 themselves,
Will never erased from shelves.

Family of 15 cried,
Shocked till tears dried,
The rest are in blurry side,
Come to known they are still alive.

That black tenth,
15 lost souls never reached home,
That black tenth,
Malaysia's most sour dome.

That black tenth,
Will forever remembered...

R.I.P for those 15 souls

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  1. Date: 8/4/2012 8:53:00 AM
    Very touching!!! Where are you?!!..want to read more!

  1. Date: 7/27/2012 10:28:00 AM
    A moving written poem Melanie, you write it good. - Bless those 15 souls - Have a nice weekend to you, take care. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/27/2012 10:17:00 AM
    Very touching...well said poem. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 7:20:00 AM
    Melanie, very well said..David