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THE TITANIC

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THE TITANIC

Collisions avalanche, beneath the icy
Waves, of the North Atlantic.
Birthed in the cradled of Belfast,
A maritime giant, became crimsoned,
By champions shattered tradition,
An ironic omen presence to come.
For she bares tragedy’s mark, the name
Given to this colossus,  the titanic.
An aquatic diamond gem, of ocean
Liners, refined and polished for the 
Privileged elite.
A jewel shinning, with a brilliance fire,
No vessel could rival, this grand ladies,
 Opulence.
The unsinkable legend survives even,
From under the brimey fathoms depths.
In the whispering wind echoes, carried
Just above the foam and sprays watery 
Crest, a haunting refrain is spoken,
Ice burg dead ahead.
A sheer ice blade, is driven into the
Hulls breast plate, puncturing the maid
On her maiden voyage.
Death's fiddler plays an eerie tune,
As the screaming chorus sings,
Dooms lullaby, of remorseful regrets,
Of the living dead.
Abandon ship, women and children
First, but life’s greed proceeds protocol,
And man take seats reserved while 
Others are simply left empty.
A once shinning star, is broken now
In two, rivaling in pain, she the
Grand lady, shutters, grasping for
Some hold, but fates evil hand
Pulls her beneath the frozen
Angry sea.
To rest at the bottom of titan's
Kingdom, in a crept mausoleum of
Seaweed, and coral debris.
Yet the Titanic still remains the
Diamond jewel of the seven seas,
Her mystery's beauty, a mystic
Inspiring mankind to solve
The questions that remain,
 Unanswered.

BY: CHERYL ANNA DUNN
HISTORICAL

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  1. Date: 2/24/2014 6:09:00 AM
    well cheryl, I found your titanic poem and thoroughly enjoyed reading it! it's a very well written piece about this doomed ship...I recall that you placed in a past contest of mine with another well written poem; I do like your work :)

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 4:52:00 AM
    Yes to this awesome poem! Great work!! Congrats on your fine win, Cherl!

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 12:50:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this winner Cheryl many congrats..'

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 9:29:00 AM
    Enjoyed the poem and congrats on the win, cherl

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 3:20:00 AM
    - Another contest sponsored by: Giorgio V. - "Impress me IV" - CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNING POEM,CHERL - ENJOYABLE TO READ YOURS AND A PLEASURE TO PARTICIPATE :))) - Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/21/2014 10:56:00 PM
    How did I miss this one... Once again, I am a fan.. You should see me at home.. I watch documentaries... That is why I love your poems.. Half the poems you write, are topics I read through the documents... Love everything about your poetry.. Linda

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 6:34:00 PM
    i loved the movie titanic....you bring the tale of this ship alive wonderfully... well crafted poem Cheri, enjoyed the read :)

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 7:38:00 AM
    Another well-written poem. The titanic was magnificent--a magnificent tragedy all the same. Very well expressed- I am impressed. Lovely.Keep up the great work. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 12:06:00 PM
    Well done. There is a billionaire currently building an exact replica of the Titanic. I wonder how many will want to go on the maiden voyage.

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 9:41:00 PM
    Nice poem, I challenge you now to write one on another "The empress or ireland" :)

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 4:10:00 PM
    I read a book on this topic. THe whole thing did not have to happen except for a few idiots who were not "paying attention" You are good at this type of writing. I loved the part about life's greed. It is so true.

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 3:28:00 PM
    There is something somewhat magical about her beauty ~ To kiss her lips while she rest; awake my sweet darling ~ This is brilliant poetry and I am going to favour your 4xcellence, as your masterful painting: Bravo ~ Love, John