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The Deadly Seven

Annie is a student who loves to do a lot of stuff in her free time. Those are reading books, arts, craft, writing, music, and basketball.

Sins are cruel

In their own way

Making us slaves

To their say.

Seven the most besetting

What does each do:

Hunger makes man grow wild

Gluttony, the food I want too.

Anger I feel within me

Wrath, I know it is called

Physical want for love and joy one feels

Lust, will keep them stalled.

Extreme want and Lust's brother

Greed really can kill

Lazy and hazy is their life

For Sloth keeps them still.

Others have what you don't

Envy doesn't appreciate much

"I'm the most popular person alive",

Says so Pride with touch.

7 Deadly Sins

7 Deadly Sins


Anicham Pugal (author) from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on November 26, 2020:

Thank you so much!!! Totally means a lot

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on November 26, 2020:

Nice poem about the 7 deadly sins in today’s digital online world. For manatita, I posted a video about them awhile ago in my Poems From the Porch series that you commented on.

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on November 26, 2020:

We are warned to avoid these seven deadly sins. In the digital world age, I suppose it offers more chances to express some of these deadly sins.

manatita44 from london on November 26, 2020:

Yes. Not easy. I saw a video here, must have been from Pamela. It explained them all in such a loving and beautiful way! I was touched!

Truth be told, we cannot avoid them, as they are our candles, disguised as shadows. Without touching the fire, how will we know its hot! I'm not asking you to do anything silly, but to continue to be proud of who you are and conscious of where you are trying to go.

Some are called to monkhood, but to others it may bring much harm. Love your work!

Tiyasha Maitra from Gurgaon on November 26, 2020:

A very witty and nicely rhymed account of the seven deadly sins. We all have a bit of each in us with a few prevailing more strongly. That's what makes us unique in our own ways. Loved the read.

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