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Death - Reborn - Balassi Stanza

As I take my last breath
The pathway to my death
Is the Arc of a Rainbow

In Darkness, unforeseen 
With a Soul, so unclean
As a Raven’s or a Crow

I can feel this new Life
Sounds of bagpipes and fife
An Eternity, to Grow 

Inspired by Dr. Ram Mehta’s Contest
              “ Balassi Stanza “

Author’s Note : Dr. Ram has Taught me more English
Than my Jr. & Sr. High School Teachers : Combined

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 11/21/2011 8:29:00 PM
I enjoyed reading this one immensely! Keep writing if you can! Always, Laura
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Date: 11/11/2011 6:26:00 PM
I wrote my first Balassi stanza for Dr. Ram's contest..what a beautiful poem u wrote here...The first part is captivating...the ARC of the Rainbow...likened to an eternal promise from God...and I like the breath/death couplet also. This is very smooooth, friend. Very nice indeed. I concur with your author's note. U moved from Dayton to where? ....Gwendolen
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Date: 10/24/2011 8:01:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Dr. Ram's "Balassi Stanza" contest HG. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/23/2011 7:20:00 PM
My Liege I knew this was a winner, my congrats to you for your win...luv shannon
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Date: 10/23/2011 4:13:00 PM
What a peaceful, hopeful poem! Dig it muchly, thanks HGD and congrats!~N
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Date: 10/23/2011 10:09:00 AM
Congrats on your winning work..Sara
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Date: 10/23/2011 8:37:00 AM
Congrats HG on an amazing win with this dynamic poetry entry luv.. hope u are feeling better as prayers are still being lifted up for u my friend.. forever...
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Date: 10/23/2011 5:10:00 AM
HG a lovely poem, Congratulations on your win. Agape, Moses
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Date: 10/23/2011 3:43:00 AM
Congratulations on the win in my contest, HG and thanks for Author's Note
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Date: 10/12/2011 12:08:00 PM
Fantastic write, best of wishes to you in the contest...luv shannon
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Date: 10/7/2011 9:08:00 PM
Wow HG-This is impressive-Dr. Ram is sure to love it!
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Date: 10/7/2011 1:05:00 PM
this is truly a touching poem that leaves with both sadness and pride for you . good luck in the contest. always P.D.
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