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I saw a pigeon;
I heard a ' bang!'.
There was no bird.

I saw a plaice;
I heard a 'splash!'.
There was no fish.

I saw a tree;
I heard a 'han!'.
There was no forest.

I saw a house;
I heard a 'boom!'.
There was no shelter.

I saw a Man;
I heard a "nothing!."
There was no being.

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Nihilism is a profound philosophical cocept. But this just 'nothing means nothing.

Nicely written.

Neopoet Directors

cleverly executed! Well done!


reflected more my state of mind than the poem. But that's the risk you take, once you let your poem be read it belongs to your reader, not you.

My second and third readings I liked it a lot more, the final stanza is really quite profound about the way humanity responds to the way it is treated.

Neopoet Directors

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