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Latter Plates of Novel Men – A Poem

In words that paint, I hide away; Hoping armistice to stay; Immortal craft ‘gainst tempest brewing; Ever madness quill eschewing. We write of beauty ‘fore the storm; Our words they dye the summers warm; The flowered glade, the meadow golden; … Continue reading

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For Want of Those Who Would Care

“A poet’s real biography is the biography of his inner self, the history of his spiritual life, inseparable from the life and history of his people (…) The sense of civic duty in poetry is nothing abstract, nor dependent on … Continue reading

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Will It Be Enough?

Streets are charged, electric; Milling crowds are hectic; The rage it does now overflow; The violence is pyrectic. Boy he lifts a rock; Inserts it in his sock; Around, around his head does go; To ‘nother lad doth knock. Vendor … Continue reading

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“Why Should I Listen To You?”

“Why should I listen to you?” wise man said; “You hatched that fool plan in the small of your head; It has no more chance in the world to succeed; Than does son of a horse and a donkey to … Continue reading

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Beware the Dreams of Other Men – A Poem

Beware the dreams of other men, the hopes of those not shared; Hark not to visions of one’s past ‘rise up from those who dared; Look only now within thyself, and not to search beyond; Seek out the truth that … Continue reading

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Ancient Battles Underground – A Poem

Ancient battles, under ground; The living they hear not a sound; Voices plead in soft despair; Telling those who come “beware!” “Here were fallen men of old;” The tortured tales to living told; “They fought for things that had no … Continue reading

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To Meet Again One Day – A Poem

At first they came in happy fright; Those soldiers seeking for the night; The darkness always hid the fight; They knew for moment things were right; But something happened not awaited; For them that night was quite ill fated; Rest, … Continue reading

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