dVerse Poet’s: The answer is 42

Poets have been enticed to write a poem using only questions.

Is it real?

Do you see the sky burning up in glorious flames or is it just me?

I think I heard a whispered answer in the distance between you and me, but maybe not?

What if that was a sign of things to come, would you be scared?

If you saw your city burning up while sitting on a sailing boat, where would you go?

Where are the screams on complacent streets allowing two insane leaders play with fire?

I don’t know the answer, do you?

 

dverse challenge

 

About Olga

I have always had an affinity for artistic endeavors and the beauties of nature. The power of the word combined with photography have become my creative spark.
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16 Responses to dVerse Poet’s: The answer is 42

  1. This was pretty close to what was happening in L. A a couple of weeks ago.

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  2. Frank Hubeny says:

    Good question about the burning city seen from the sailing boat. I don’t know what I would do. It may depend on what needed to be done at the moment.

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  3. I think the complacency we are all guilty off is going to bite back at some point.

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    • Olga says:

      And then the question would be, “Why didn’t the world do anything?” I think I’ve heard that question before, echoing through time.

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  4. Frightening questions that are preoccupying us all. Well written.

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  5. Great poem! The first question grabbed my attention.

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  6. Started off quite gentle, ended up somewhere really scary. It feels like there are more questions than answers at the moment. Maybe there always are.

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