Escape mortality, and the traps set to create existence.
Darkness spreads around me caressing my skin, soothing my aches,
and eating away my insides.
Kindly It whispers,
It will be okay,
I look down the darkness
This is a very successful poem and each section works well separately and together. It has a
discontinuous story line, and that is evident in the structure of the poem. The first stanza is very
difficult to follow mostly because of its formation. The firs
Kenneth Palmer's elegy poem is brilliant. It manages to follow the guidelines o f an elegy, while also
taking creative freedom to create a captivating work.
The speaker's loss is a loss of love and the compensation is the speaker inflicting pain on