The Pearl of the OrientLong ago, the seas had foughtThe Pearl of the Orient1 year ago in Concrete Poetry
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Or at least that's what many thought.
The story goes like this
For that is how it is.
The seas got mad at each other
A time when no one could bother
They pushed and pulled;
They smashed and crashed
Until the day one sea said "Wait, this is silly. We have to stop"
Just then he had a brilliant pop
"I have an idea", he said
But first, I'll go to bed.
The next morning, the sea whispered his plan to his friend, the earth
And out came a large pile of dirt.
The seas went on to push and pull.
They pounded the dirt just like a bull.
The dirt then formed into tiny islands.
They're flat and low, not having any highlands.
Years then passed, the seasons changed.
The seas then noticed what they had made
An archipelago of a thousand lands
Strewn across the waters in colourful bands
The islands blossomed with green trees, fish, and glittering gold
People came and saw, "Behold!"
Its great riches and wonders are fear-inspiring
Just like loud thunders.
The people said this l