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Pathos

Death-like phantom, pathos, so dusk dark, seems to be calling, Though not dry, like autumn leaves, in dreams, I feel like falling; Where do all these illusions, like morning mushrooms, spring from? Where do illnesses, like termites in weaker wood, fast germ? Pathos peeps from the soul, like a mouse from a filthy hole, Scrolls, like krait, bites, pouring within pure poison bowl; Though not willing, owing impulse, I get so fast succumb, Like a knave, forgotten his true self, I go madly numb. Pathos casts my directions like the rudder in a ship, From optimism to pessimism it changes fast the trip; Finding feeble before the goals like Parkinson it shakes, Like a kite whose thread is broken, it falls and licks dust flakes. Anguish aggravates pathos; causing pains anonymous, Humanity and the surroundings increase emptiness; Fear, distress, panic... all get imported by the same boat, Life turns into a den of devils of deviant gloat... Pathos, as though fallen in a deep well, seeks sympathy, Pity, anger, honey-flowing words, and wants empathy; Positive thinking, prayerful living, and divine depth, Pave the way to pass from pathos to existential breadth! 25 September 2021 ''P'' Contest, New or Old Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Constance La France

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Date: 10/5/2021 8:40:00 AM
christuraj, congratulations on your win in my "P" contest with this wonderful poem, well done ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
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Date: 9/28/2021 9:06:00 PM
Wonderful poetry, congratulations.
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 9/28/2021 10:10:00 PM
Thank you very much.
Date: 9/28/2021 5:32:00 PM
Back with my congrats!!
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Date: 9/28/2021 10:10:00 PM
Thank you very much.
Date: 9/28/2021 12:33:00 PM
Big congratulations on your win Christuraj. Emilia : )
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Date: 9/28/2021 10:10:00 PM
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Date: 9/27/2021 11:53:00 PM
A well deserved win. Congatulations Christuraj....
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 9/28/2021 10:11:00 PM
Thank you very m,uch.
Date: 9/27/2021 2:50:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. Powerful message with excellent imageries. BW ~ Mala
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Date: 9/28/2021 10:11:00 PM
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Date: 9/27/2021 2:08:00 PM
powerfully penned Christuraj, many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/28/2021 10:12:00 PM
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Date: 9/27/2021 11:49:00 AM
Congratulations! Excellent imagery.
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Date: 9/28/2021 10:12:00 PM
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Date: 9/27/2021 4:59:00 AM
enjoyed reading this
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Date: 9/26/2021 10:11:00 AM
Very nice work. You created some clever and original imagery as well.
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Date: 9/26/2021 11:56:00 PM
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Date: 9/25/2021 11:41:00 AM
Christuraj, such a well-written verse with much forethought. I wish you the very best in Constance's contest.
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Date: 9/26/2021 11:56:00 PM
Thank you very much.