Embraces life he; "Two sides of the same coin we- They need us both, see?" Extends fantasies; Sells souls heavens to fancy Over drudgery; Extinguished are we, As all souls are born to be- Shed of misery; Embraced and set free; Inevitability- An infinity
The above poem is my take on d’Verse’s Quadrille challenge #121.
The quadrille is simply a poem of 44 words (excluding the title), and it can take any form. This week’s challenge was to use the word “embrace” in a quadrille.
- This poem was inspired by the phrase ’embrace, extend, extinguish’, which was first introduced in the United States v. Microsoft Corp. antitrust trial;
- This poem is structured as four haikus