Thursday, April 12, 2012

~K~

Today's A to Z Challenge letter is ~K~ and this one was really difficult for me to write. It took me most of the day to get it right. But here it is.

This poem is written to Koa, the god of light, from her brother, Murn, the dark god. Though he has defeated and imprisoned her and murdered her people in a brutal sacrifice, she continues to struggle. The effort to keep Koa in her prison takes much of Murn's concentration. Can you hear the exasperation in his tone as he mocks her?

Koa

Koa, bright light, once equal to my power,
Unfortunate calm amid my chaos,
Why do you fight me rather than cower?
Is our separation really such a loss?
Dear sister, we’re meant to exist apart
Though I know you disagree.
And so, from your prison you’ll never depart,
Fair Azerea now belongs to me.
Send your pitiful heroes against me.
I will laugh as each one stumbles,
Failing in their quest, begging from their knees
Until faith in you finally crumbles.

Soon no one will remember you exist
Must you really continue to resist?

8 comments:

  1. Wonderful idea! New follower here. I’m enjoying reading my fellow “A to Z”ers. I look forward to visiting again.

    Sylvia
    http://www.writinginwonderland.blogspot.com/

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  2. Good poem! Is this based off of real mythology or something you made up yourself?

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    1. This is all me. Murn and Koa are purely figments of my crazy imagination and currently rule over my made of world of Azerea in my WIP. I am so glad you like it.

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  3. Sabrina, I really liked this poem, Murn is a sardistic pig!

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    1. Thanks so much, lady. I am so glad you like it. Yes, he is very dark.

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  4. Another great entry!
    Especially loved 'Send your pitiful heroes against me/I will laugh as each one stumbles/Failing in their quest, begging from their knees/Until faith in you finally crumbles.'

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    1. That last part is my fave also. I am glad you liked it, Dawn.

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