General Poetry posted September 18, 2021

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Progress ebbs and flows with civilization

Empires Fall/Sands of Time


Empires rise and fall,
Mankind struggles through it all,
Time ends hearth and hall.

5-7-5 writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a 5-7-5 Poem! This is a poem with only three lines. The catch is there is a strict syllable count. The first line has 5 syllables, second 7, third 5 again.


The more I study history the more I see empires rising and falling as inevitable and a necessary part of progress. Mankind can only do its best in the era it is in.

The picture is from Roman ruins in modern day Jordan.
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