The Instigator
Rockylightning
Pro (for)
Winning
18 Points
The Contender
xxdarkxx
Con (against)
Losing
12 Points

Poetry War!

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after 8 votes the winner is...
Rockylightning
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/7/2010 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,272 times Debate No: 11357
Debate Rounds (5)
Comments (9)
Votes (8)

 

Rockylightning

Pro

Limit: 15 lines
You start!
xxdarkxx

Con

I would like to thank my opponent for setting up this Poetry War and wish you the best of luck.

I would also like to request to change the line limit to 16 as many stanza's are written with four lines which in total would reach 16.

A star almost shining
In the night time sky
The light so blinding
If it would only reach your eye

This abandon country road
Where life's darkness dwelt
The night so cold
If only it was felt

Forever falling down
Sinking into this bottomless bed
Your ears hear no sound
As your fear is slowly fed

But as you break free
Of this night time dream
Maybe you'll see the star as it gleams
Debate Round No. 1
Rockylightning

Pro

16 is fine... just don't make it too long!

My poem is called: The night lives.

Let the moonlight reveal the ground with it's blue beams.
The stars are revealed as the dark void that is the universe is painted black.

The grass moves, almost like an animated creature, as the wind rolls over.
Sounds as if a bag of sand is being shaken

Smell the dirt under you. Smells like life.
Smell the dew coming down, down to be lifted again and again.

The night air has a taste, like water, but with no mass.
Taste the night air, savor it, as it is different each night.

Feel the bed of grass that supports you.
Like a colossal basket the field keeps you in.

Cherish the night, as it will hide you for all eternity, until the sun comes to reveal all.
The night lives...

//Hope you like it!//
xxdarkxx

Con

Thank you for being willing to alter the line limit

Nightly Confrontation

When light fades
Tempers flare
Darkness is delayed
Screaming lies into the air

Hard in the head
He believes he knows
This earth he treads
Belongs to his foe

Screaming at me
I don't care
For I'll be free
And that seems fair

No father of mine
AS he messed up
It's a matter of time
Till his time is up
Debate Round No. 2
Rockylightning

Pro

The Hawk

A hawk soars high above this earth
All seeing, all hearing...

The hawk sees humanity, giving, sharing, helping....
The hawk sees trees planted, gardens grown, people live

The Hawk Sees people work, people get jobs, people get fired
The Hawk Sees People fly in planes, ride on trains, drive in cars

The Hawk Sees Animals in zoos, being protected from the outside
The Hawk Sees People give up their time for them...

The Hawk Hears Trees Splinter, bulldozers drive, as humans mercilessly level the forests
The Hawk Hears people scream as wars rage, people kill other people, war crimes committed...

The Hawk Observes all of this, and notices that the human race is a hypocrite.
xxdarkxx

Con

Light Behind Closed Door

The thin strips of light
That shines under the door
It comes at the end of night
To show the light even more

All the things that can't simply be said
Or shown or expressed in any other way
The thoughts that come from deep inside your head
That you simply don't know how to say

The thin strips of light
They have a mission
To convey to you
Words that might
Give you recognition
With a new point of view

At first thought things may seem
To have no reason or meaning
Not everything must have a theme
But purpose belongs to everything
Debate Round No. 3
Rockylightning

Pro

Bent Mirrors

Mirrors in a house, the images are you
Bent mirrors in a funhouse, the images aren't true
Bent mirrors can multiply you by ten
Bent Mirrors make girls look like men

They Can make the night look dry
Or the dirt look like the sky
It's a bent mirror, it creates an alternate reality
they can make you lose your sanity

Bent mirrors, an alternate reality?
Bent Mirrors, creates feelings of duality?

Bent Mirrors.
xxdarkxx

Con

Blood Pact

A bird soars through the air
A sea of blood covers the sky
Heat in the air suddenly flairs
But all turn a blind eye

He screams into the night
Even though he is heard
None will put up a fight
for that would be absurd

He slowly fades into the black
But nobody can care
But despite that fact
By him they swear

Protect the Weak
Reject the malicious
and never, ever speak
of those that are vicious
Debate Round No. 4
Rockylightning

Pro

Wargames

Jump, the plane gets smaller and smaller as you plummet
Scream, air sounds like a jet engine 3 feet from your head
Look, look down as you see the ground under you
Pray, that anti aircraft fire won't kill you
grunt, as the parachute opens, you feel like you crashed your car.
Shout, as your parachute glides you towards a gentle landing on the grass
Look, at pillboxes laying fire on your squad.

Scream, as explosions around you create a din
run, towards the small ridge where others take cover
Shoot, cover yourself it's the best thing you can do
blink, paint splatters on your face mask, you would be dead, if this wasn't a war game
xxdarkxx

Con

I would like to thank my opponent for setting up this poetry war and I must say I have enjoyed it.
For my final poem I poem I would like to post a haiku.

Haiku's are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense
Refrigerator
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by xxdarkxx 6 years ago
xxdarkxx
sidobagga RFD please
Posted by Korashk 6 years ago
Korashk
Also, RFD:
Conduct: Con, Pro is abusing the vote system.
Spelling: Tie, both sides had equal mistakes
Arguments: Con, I laughed so hard after that last ones, and the rest were pretty good.
Sourced: Tie
Posted by Korashk 6 years ago
Korashk
I do actually, and until you stop abusing the voting system I will be mean to you whenever I can.
Posted by Rockylightning 6 years ago
Rockylightning
do yo find pleasure in being mean to me?
:D
Posted by Rockylightning 6 years ago
Rockylightning
I know Korashk... I'm not stupid
Posted by Korashk 6 years ago
Korashk
It's called humor.
Posted by Rockylightning 6 years ago
Rockylightning
your last poem is so random:
refrigerator? what was that for

(yes I know what a haiku is...)
Posted by philosphical 6 years ago
philosphical
I thought this debate was very creative! Well done both of you! It is a tie!
Posted by Kinesis 6 years ago
Kinesis
lol @ rocky's third poem.
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