Joan of Arc

October 9, 2011
By NintaiKyouboku BRONZE, Portland, Oregon
NintaiKyouboku BRONZE, Portland, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"To win you've got to enter first."


Fire surrounds her
Cold hard eyes gazing at the crowd
Uttering not a word unlike the thousands before her
As the silent air tastes of betrayal
The heat consumes her body
Onlookers turn away, trying not to meet that shivery gaze
"We're doomed. We just killed a saint," someone whispers eerily.
Joan of Arc.


The author's comments:
The story of Joan of Arc inspired me to write this. It shows how cruel the world can be. This was my first historical poem so please be nice!

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on Nov. 2 2011 at 8:33 am
NintaiKyouboku BRONZE, Portland, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"To win you've got to enter first."

Thank you! :)

on Nov. 1 2011 at 7:01 pm
PinkSilverfish BRONZE, Gainesville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."-Dr. Seuss

OH MY GOODNESS I FEEL DUMB. I meant synesthesia not synecdoche. Synecdoche is just fun to say.

on Nov. 1 2011 at 6:59 pm
PinkSilverfish BRONZE, Gainesville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."-Dr. Seuss

Very good! :)

Love the imagery, the hot/cold contrast and the synecdoche! 

It's also very dark... which apparently was your goal so spot on! Goosebumps. Write more poetry!



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