The Dirge of the Dead

July 30, 2010
By ihauntwizards SILVER, Indianapolis, Indiana
ihauntwizards SILVER, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"We all have been the greatest, we all have been degraded." - The Maine, "We'll All Be..."


The
Alarming acclamation of the accordion
Beastly bawling of the bass
Cringing cry of the cello
Dreaded demand of the drums
Frightful fuss of the fife
Ghastly growl of the guitar
Horrendous heckle of the harp
Jocular jest of the jug
Ludicrous lament of the lyre
Maniacal mourning of the mandolin
Odd obscenities of the oboe
Pallid plight of the piano
Restrained roar of the recorder
Sadistic squall of the snare
Tumultuous tirade of the trumpets
Violent voice of the violin

And then the sickening sound of silence


The author's comments:
Just experimenting with alliteration.

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on Aug. 28 2010 at 9:48 pm
ihauntwizards SILVER, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"We all have been the greatest, we all have been degraded." - The Maine, "We'll All Be..."

Thank you so much! :D

on Aug. 24 2010 at 7:45 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

This was extraordinarily well written, and I applaud you for this it. I admit, I have never read a poem that focuses entirely on alliteration. But you pulled this off quite nicely. Once again, this is an incredible poem.


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