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Hollow Men Poems - Poems about Hollow Men

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Premium Member Three Secrets
...One of the many secrets of life: There is no true freedom. Man is slave to his own ignorance And to his own personal sense of reality. This, in turn, leads to another secret: The only true sin i......Read More
Categories: hollow men, death, life, philosophy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Snowstorm
...grim starkness of snow sturdy in its sleeted falling willing a bleached landscape a lushness that chokes the rough field terrain strides of power as the fevered wind spirals In an unexpecte......Read More
Categories: hollow men, environment, january, snow, winter,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member The Wisdom of Hollow Men
...Wisdom has failed, I believe we have horrified Solomon and cut the baby in half. John G. Lawless ©2/19/2022......Read More
Categories: hollow men, political, religion, wisdom, word
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Thoughts
...meaningless without colour &gesture more distant more solemn no nearer in stone images: like this with tenderness sightless a ......Read More
Categories: hollow men, poets,
Form: Ekphrasis
Statistics
...statistics say they're checking out at twenty two per day closure seekers on their final quest hollow men who don't have time to slowly fade away side by side they've occupied the chairs of the ......Read More
Categories: hollow men, mental illness, military,
Form: Villanelle



The Riddle of Ages
...It is a dagger, So bright, so sharp. One flash, Your whole life before your eyes. It is the barest touch of a Whisper, A shadowed Wraith, Following, seeking, prowling, murdering. It is looki......Read More
Categories: hollow men, evil, fear, loss, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
Spent So Much Time Trying To Build a Bridge, I Forgot That I Could Fly
...dust off these weary wings leave the hungry faces to fall empty and howling all the fear and frightened men groping for a fist something to make you appear to them desperate for anything just s......Read More
Categories: hollow men, america, anger, anti bullying,
Form: Free verse
Hebrides
...HEBRIDES Big waves crash on a Hebrides shore, Horizontal rain slashes the rocks. There’s no shelter here, not even a crack, There’s no wood here, and nothing to burn: Frost giants hurl slivers......Read More
Categories: hollow men, depression,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Reflection On Truth
... Why? Love? Friends leave! Where is truth? Where is love in life? Truth is but an idle construct! Friendship nothing but a barren fair weather desert! The world manifests itself throu......Read More
Categories: hollow men, love, trust, truth,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member Dementia
...Inevitable happenings Old age ushers All sorts of pain Awkward movement Cloudy second childhood Forgetfulness Body in decline Constipated feelings Too much flatulence Out of shap......Read More
Categories: hollow men, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Post Mortem Note To Mr Eliot
...post-mortem note to mr. eliot dearest thomas, having lived long enough to see the a-bomb drop, one wonders if you had rethought your infamous ending to “The Hollow Men,” for most certainly the worl......Read More
Categories: hollow men, life,
Form: Free verse
In Vain
... Bleakly human, Defined by imperfection, Haunted by generations of oppression From ourselves, But in vain. At the edge of the void, Inches away from the final step, Throwing memories, time, ......Read More
Categories: hollow men, depression, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Plastic Bag : Illusions of Grandeur
...PLASTIC BAG - ILLUSIONS OF GRANDEUR Humdrum, meaningless existence : Was wrapping apples in the supermarket: The guys said it couldn’t be done. But with warm air and wind there’s free......Read More
Categories: hollow men, allegory, me,
Form: Free verse
The Enlightening Encomium of Grinning Garrick Beauregard, Or, a Sailor's Death
...No towering, flowering landlocked tree Will weep for the waning life of thee Forgive them, friend, they never saw you smile Forgive them, friend, they never saw you smile To mistress maritime w......Read More
Categories: hollow men, death
Form: I do not know?
When I Die
...When the ram dies Bury him with the twin In the grave cloth of his conscience Were I to die now I would lie down with me Even with my conscience Than ply the empty street without me; I don’t n......Read More
Categories: hollow men, visionary
Form: I do not know?

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