Tag Archives: Truth

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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SONNETS XVI: LOVE AND ART

Of course as with all writers who pen with ink .        There is high and the low and a mediocre style, .        In marble imagining too comes the rich or vile, .        Which only later I came to with my … Continue reading

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OFFERING HER SONGS – Number 15

My joy is to sing .         poems to the World. When her song is deep .         I sit and hear her voice. .                  In a world of working things, .                  where everyone lives but me, .                  my heart finds her … Continue reading

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