Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 15 (KIND) This week, it’s the B rhyme line.

Welcome to the Décima Poetry Challenge. Each week we’ll be attempting a Décima, also known as an Espinela, poem, set by our gracious host Ronovanwrite’s.

If you don’t know how to write a Décima, click HERE to go to a post on how to write one.

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Mankind

What is the measure of our lives
Not caring of our type or kind
Keeping ourselves only in mind.
Selfish thoughts are all that us drives
We ignore and avert our eyes
Not a care for those who struggle
Ignore the poor in their huddle
Strip nature of all her riches
Waste water leaving dry ditches.
Mankind leaves nothing but muddle.

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29 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lssattitudeofgratitude
    Jul 22, 2020 @ 14:58:35

    Very touching. Sad, but true.

    Reply

  2. bwcarey
    Jul 22, 2020 @ 16:29:06

    good rhyme, the lock down has created so much space, keep up with the words, be blessed

    Reply

  3. Ritu
    Jul 22, 2020 @ 17:15:51

    Oh, sis… So sad 😢

    Reply

  4. Raven
    Jul 22, 2020 @ 19:43:42

    So very true, sadly.

    Reply

  5. judeitakali
    Jul 23, 2020 @ 04:26:09

    A poignant wake up call

    Reply

  6. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    Jul 23, 2020 @ 08:51:03

    Just as it is. May I reblog this please?

    Reply

  7. Ronovan
    Jul 23, 2020 @ 20:09:00

    I think the response you’ve received says it all.

    Reply

  8. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    Jul 24, 2020 @ 05:45:35

    Reblogged this on I scrap 2 and commented:
    Wonderful poet!

    Reply

  9. Betty Hayes Albright
    Jul 26, 2020 @ 01:55:25

    Sadly true these days. 😔
    💕💗

    Reply

  10. Trackback: Décima Challenge 15 Poets Collected | ronovanwrites

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