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Below is the poem entitled Duty which was written by poet Russell Smith. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Dutifully I sit at my dusty desk at dusk
Make magic from the musty mess I must
Fingers fidgeting fighting flight
Thoughts thinking a thousand thoughtless things
Suddenly something sublime sounds
Verily visions of verse vacillate
Jabbering joyously jaunty jumbled jargon
Sabotaging something so salacious

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  1. Date: 7/8/2011 7:23:00 PM
    Russell this is one of the best examples of alliteration I've seen in a while. congrats on your fine win. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 4:47:00 AM
    Congratulations Russell on your win in the contest sponsored by Brian Strand. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 3:48:00 PM
    Enjoyed your creative work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 5:50:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading the words that flowed from your pen today Russell. Hoping you have a wonderful day full of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 10:24:00 PM
    Sensational Alliteration, Russell. Many congrats on your SUPER WIN. Lainie