Tag Archives: Muse

THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XLIX

I go inside and close the window, Take the lamp and say goodnight. And my contented voice says goodnight. I hope my life is like this all the time: With sunny days ahead, or gentle rain, Or storms as if … Continue reading

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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XXVII

Only Nature is divine, and she is not divine… If sometime I speak of her as a being It is that to talk about her I need to use the language of men Which gives personality to things, And imposes … Continue reading

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MUSE

Then, before dusk, waiting for her to come, Life seemed to be hanging in the balance With that honour, that youth, that freedom That her visits dancing tune enhance.

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A POET’S WORLD SONG

Oh poetic voice, reach beyond boundaries! Seek further for the truth within all forms, Please transcend within and without us all Even if the emotion tears open our heart,

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SHE

Heaven in our world can start, clearly seen in her heart; Opening each new petal reveals another scent When the filled soul is content And eternal love plays her part.

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