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Below is the poem entitled SERVITUDE TO PRIDE which was written by poet marvel Godwyn. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Our love that once
Like an inferno burnt,
Now, like an ember smolders,
And beyond kindle by pride has become.
Our psyches by pride wreathed, in loneliness
Our hearts writhe and our mirth into myth retracts.

A serene heart we feign.
But within, our hearts by dusk of pride
Blinded, for each other grope and to the
Melody of the dirge of our fissured
Hearts pride spitefully dance.

A faded memory of you
All night i carouse yet for
Your caress I yearn.
Photographs of you and i, my roses
To you, as a sedative into the mire you threw.
But, how come out of your heart you could
Not throw me?

Trees of pride, it is palpable,
A fertile soil in our psyches had found,
And under the arbor of their leafy boughs,
Etiolated our hearts berth and for
Sunshine seek.

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  1. Date: 5/24/2011 5:14:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Marvel

  1. Date: 5/23/2011 4:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Marvel. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/22/2011 8:08:00 PM
    Congrats marvel on your featured poem this week on P.S. a great one to share with us all with luv..

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    Date: 12/27/2012 2:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 6:22:00 AM
    Creative and expressive thoughts, marvel