William Blake Beckett

(May 15,1995 / Denver, Colorado, United States of America)

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Man In The Sand


Man in the sand
wearing a cloak
rags and scrap cloth
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  • Birgitta Heikka (5/1/2014 8:33:00 PM)

    Nice poem. Liked the flow. A tragic lesson about life. “Pure suffering, what hatred brings, ” agree with the statement. (Report) Reply

  • Michelle Claus (4/26/2014 6:37:00 PM)

    This poem has a nice cadence. Its title, Man in the Sand, is memorable in its own right, and it also caused me to want to read the poem in the first place. It was nice of you to give this subject attention by way of your poem so that the rest of us can reflect on it. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (4/26/2014 12:26:00 PM)

    Not a drop of rainwater
    or a mere hunting knife
    to fight for survival
    to end civil strife
    I am thinking you are speaking to the larger injustice of crimes committed against a populace in general
    using this man's family as an example. Will a mere hunting knife end civil strife? Interesting line thought. (Report) Reply

  • Tiku . (4/26/2014 7:46:00 AM)

    this is amazing..the way you describe the way people are mad to take revenge.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (4/26/2013 8:26:00 PM)

    very very fine one, thanks, Man of sand may you now rest in peace, I like it O William Blake Beckett.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

  • Earl Clark (4/26/2013 7:50:00 PM)

    While taking revenge we can sometimes lose our footing or waste our lives. (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (4/26/2013 3:03:00 AM)

    Nice poem written from deep thought. The poem brings to fore vividly the consequences of war. Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (5/20/2012 10:27:00 PM)

    Quite mature n strong hand...the narrative, the images, the rhyming effect n the lexical choice , , , everything is carefully managed...your confidence about this poem is right... (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (4/21/2012 10:12:00 PM)

    In my vision I can clearly see, a poet has appeared to reign the kingdom of poetry.Who's in this selfish world of hedonism thinks like this? Amazing thought! (Report) Reply

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