Poet Lady Katz: new forum reply to Eden of Yore – By Poorna Padma

New reply from Susan Katz

<p>Thank you for submitting this very deep and thought provoking poem for consideration for Featured Poem of the Month.  I appreciate you sharing it with me, Susan</p>


Original Post by poorna

Eden of Yore – By Poorna Padma

<p style="text-align: center;">Where narrow beams of ray writhed existence,<br />Orgulous animals bestrewed among<br />The balmy oceans bordering dense bosky expanses<br />With sempiternal blithe, it once seemed.</p>
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<p style="text-align: center;">Ferine wolves’ clarion calls in the mid-wood’s twilight,<br />Eld lions leading its pride into the wilderness-<br />In search of flesh for their plangent appetite<br />Or maybe to rejoice the newest beget.</p>
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<p style="text-align: center;">They were a family- the inquisitive little rabbits burrowing for shelter,<br />The sky-high elephants trumpeting and the zephyr Bovidae grazing the lea,<br />Ravenous Felidae and Canidae preying on them- it was all natural;<br />For it was what made their realm.</p>
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<p style="text-align: center;">And then, the oracle’s verses came true-<br />“Expect life to be sundered when,<br />The whited sepulcher with his wreathed mind<br />And illuding thoughts, enters into this abode.”</p>
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<p style="text-align: center;">Mephitic is now his odor, with greed seeping through his skin;<br />Imbrued man cut them all- the trees, and also, the animals, his Fidus Achates. <br />Thirst has now become his visage, inhuming the lives of the voiceless<br />Driving into oblivion, of what once was a prestigious realm.</p>