Black Poetry : Apocalpse Day

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  1. Harry Hyman

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    Apocalypse Day

    As I opened my eyes, the day rushed in,
    how sunny and beautiful and devoid of sin.
    Lawnmowers running. Children's voices at play
    and a breeze off the coast this weekend Saturday.

    I waved at my neighbors, Sam, Ernie and Mack.
    They busied with yardwork but smiled and waved back.
    I looked for my car keys. The cupboard was bare.
    But what was this something I sensed in the air?

    An eerie, gut wrenching thickness of black...
    Wait ! That's when I heard it, a lightning crack.
    I raised my head, the neighbors did too.
    Our attention was riveted like nails in glue.

    Then Boom! The Sun darkened ! The Moon turned red !
    An immense Gate appeared, scraping sky with dread.
    We looked up trembling, not knowing what to say.
    Who thought such a Saturday would be Judgement Day !

    The Gate blasted open as if punched with a fist.
    Thru black smoke, rode the First Horseman of the Apocalypse;
    gold crown, arrows flying from his Bow Archer's hand
    on a white horse, Jupiter, for the conquering of Man.

    We scattered, ran screaming in the streets from this.
    Out leaped the Second Horseman of the Apocalypse.
    In his hand a great Sword slicing Peace from the Earth
    on a red horse, Juno. Great chunks did burst!

    In the confused gripped panic of fear in our midst
    did gallop the Third Horseman of the Apocalypse
    on a black horse, Neptune, Balance Scales in his hand
    letting loose the Flood Waters pounding Man, pounding Land.

    The Fourth Horseman, Death, on Vesta a pale horse,
    plunged thru the Gate on his predetermined course
    beckoning with a hand's white bony finger slim
    for all of Hell's Hordes to erupt and follow him !

    All Seven Seals broken now, lightning cracks loud.
    A mighty Angel descended clothed in a mighty cloud
    with feet and legs of fire, one on land, one on sea.
    Seven angels played on trumpets a Destruction Symphony.

    Man profaned God's Wisdom by not doing what he oughta'.
    Now the Beast with seven heads comes rising from the water
    with ten horns sharp and a wet body cold
    to swallow and devour all the Souls of Man whole !

    Twilight shivers shake the ground, in evening’s light decay.
    Hoofbeats rumble, lightning strikes to claw the night in gray.
    The Beast knocks once your door, and it opens under power,
    and to your ear from out the darkness whispers……“Judgement Hour!”

    Namyh
     
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    How creative! Very magnificent....there I was, just thinking it was gonna be a chilled out Saturday.


    :qqb023:
     
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    Clyde – Sometimes if the truth doesn’t get us the power does. Thanks Clyde for stopping in with your words. Namyh
     
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    triple 7's the truth be told.....as power is displayed tyte scribe Harry
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa!




    Harry Hyman,

    Not a problem Harry, good stuff!
     
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    sweetapplepie – I know! I know! Just when you think you’ve got time off for the weekend, something like this comes along and there go all the weekends, holidays, birthdays, Saturdays and poems that may have been written. It’s enough to ruin your day and night. So happy you enjoyed. Namyh
     
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    Rich – When that one armed bandit comes up with 777, I’m wondering who will be saying “Jackpot”, us or the Beast. So very happy you enjoyed this scribe Rich. Namyh

    Thanks Clyde. Namyh
     
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    Not a problem Harry, not at all, keep them coming!

     
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    Pondering this, and how the things that I put off, would never be... Striking images poet, as the clock strikes the eleventh hour.