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Below is the poem of the day entitled Apocalypse Now which was written by poet Tom Woody.


Apocalypse Now

Running through the Lost Forest of no tomorrows, my heart beats at warp speed as the hideous howls draw nearer. My thoughts briefly digress to the world I knew before. I had no time for God or religion. My only goals in life were self-centered and ambition oriented. O how I long to return to my yesterdays! I would change my ways and repent. This beast will surely end my life of todays and cast me into an abyss of eternal darkness and oblivion. Instinctively, I get down on my knees and pray, but alas, 'tis too late, too late. My executioner has come upon me. I bow my head and willingly submit to the inevitable. 


Blood red moon tonight
Starry skies have disappeared
Apocalypse now


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Date: 9/29/2023 7:12:00 PM
Hi Tommy, I’m super happy to come on and see you getting POTD! Yay, big congrats :)
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:29:00 PM
There's my lil Collab buddy. Appreciate you
Date: 9/29/2023 6:44:00 PM
The message within, is being read and felt. Congratulations Tom, on Poem of the Day. Hugs, Brandy
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:28:00 PM
Thx Brandy. I'll post something lighter soon
Date: 9/29/2023 6:39:00 PM
I love that you used the haibun form, something I don't see too often. The hiaku and the prose work so well together. Congratulations!
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:28:00 PM
It's my fave form to write in. Thx Fran
Date: 9/29/2023 6:25:00 PM
A brilliant haibun, Tom! Heartfelt congratulations on your POTD. Kindest regards, Evelyn
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:27:00 PM
Thx Evelyn
Date: 9/29/2023 6:00:00 PM
Hi Tom, Congratulations on your “ something to think about” poem of the day. Enjoy the honor. Have a great weekend-Alexis
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:27:00 PM
Yes, something to consider. Thx Lexi
Date: 9/29/2023 3:27:00 PM
well, i'd like to see the human race get up off its knees..we're all in our own personal apocalypse..i see from the comments below this was potd, i'm late to the party, but will you dance with me? the danse macabre..
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 5:18:00 PM
Though I'll have to cut out early. I plan on surviving this thing
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 3:35:00 PM
Ahhh I have a follow up to this titled Dance Macabre Redux. I absolutely must post and yes I will
Date: 9/29/2023 3:23:00 PM
No one can start a new beginning, but anyone can start a new ending, it’s never too late. Congratulations on receiving the award for poem of the day Tom… Belle
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 4:30:00 PM
Interesting um, juxtaposition Belle. Thx much
Date: 9/29/2023 2:30:00 PM
Congratulations on Poem of the Day, Tom.
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 4:30:00 PM
Thx mark
Date: 9/29/2023 1:49:00 PM
One is never too late to make changes in sincereness. Congratulations on POTD
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 4:31:00 PM
Thx Evie
Date: 9/29/2023 1:36:00 PM
Well Deserved Potd..So happy for you Tom
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 4:31:00 PM
Thx CC
Date: 9/29/2023 1:32:00 PM
Congrats Tom well said.
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 4:31:00 PM
Thx bro
Date: 9/29/2023 12:29:00 PM
Hi Tom, the Apolalypse is steadily and readily descending upon us, floods, earthquakes, mud slides, hurricanes, fires, famine, wars globally. I commend you gracious poet, this narrative is so very fit for these times and poignant, Blessings and hugs Jennifer.
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 12:36:00 PM
I'm glad you can discern the import here Jen. Armageddon will be too late to amend our ways.
Date: 9/29/2023 12:13:00 PM
You gotta pay if you're gonna play! Very dark, Tom. Congratulations on POTD. A little darkness is good for the soul:)
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 12:16:00 PM
No time like the present for making changes. Thx Daniel
Date: 9/29/2023 9:55:00 AM
A chilling verse Tom, Congrats on POTD
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 11:53:00 AM
Brrrrr. Thx Joe
Date: 9/29/2023 9:52:00 AM
The war within pills the bitter sin
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 11:54:00 AM
So zen
Date: 9/29/2023 9:50:00 AM
Back with congratulations on your POTD! A testimony well-written, I think of those brothers and sisters who share animosity, truly strong-willed people who won't acquiesce. A fav, Tom!
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 11:54:00 AM
Kewl thx
Date: 9/29/2023 9:36:00 AM
Back to congratulate you on your POTD, Tom. WTG! Well deserved, my friend. Bill
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 11:54:00 AM
Yessir thx
Date: 9/29/2023 9:31:00 AM
Big congrats on the honor of POTD with this stirring write Tom! :)
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 11:54:00 AM
Thx Linda
Date: 9/29/2023 7:24:00 AM
Tom back with congratulations on your POTD ! So much to contemplate ! Hugs, Susan :)
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:49:00 AM
Thx Susan
Date: 9/29/2023 7:13:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD, if we could be good on our own Jesus death is in vain, today is a new fresh day moment by moment walking as the Children of Light , in unity and love for all to receive this inheritance, it's not what we have done in past while walking in darkness but what God's spirit can manifest in the new creation
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:49:00 AM
Thx much Stephan
Date: 9/29/2023 6:44:00 AM
Wow. Such an interesting and intriguing write. SO TRUE, TOO! I felt the depth of your poem and it is like an inkling of what shadows can portray with their achingly passionate spirit. Amazing words. Just love this. Congrats on POTD. And, God bless you always. Love, Gina
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:49:00 AM
Thx Gina
Date: 9/29/2023 6:14:00 AM
Oh, this is powerful . Congratulations for POTD . Bless you :)
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:49:00 AM
Yes ma'am and thx
Date: 9/29/2023 5:36:00 AM
Tom, congratulations on poetry of the day, The blood red moon is a sign of the Apocalypse in many prophecies. Great haibun~ Warren
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:50:00 AM
Sure is warren thx
Date: 9/29/2023 5:29:00 AM
Back with BIG congrats on POTD, Tom. Enjoy your special day today.
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:50:00 AM
Thx Veej
Date: 9/29/2023 5:24:00 AM
Congratulations, Tom, on a great Haibun! "My only goals in life were self-centered and ambition oriented. O, how I long to return to my yesterdays!" many of us will relate to these thoughts! Poetry makes us aware and realize how similar we are!
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Tom Woody
Date: 9/29/2023 7:50:00 AM
Similar and yet not. Thx Malabika
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