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

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The Shadows rise, the Sun hath set
	The Stars burn pale and cold
The Evening mist hangs damp and wet
	And I am growing old

Beneath the Autumn Moon I spy
	The leaves of  burnished gold
That mould'ring on the ground do lie
	And I am growing old

Here in the fading light I see
	Time's hoary tale unfold
For Death will soon be here for me
	And I am growing old

The Autumn Wind blows damp and wet
	And chills the fingers round my heart
I die with only one regret
	My Love and I must part

I fear the Night, so cold and wet
	I fear the chill the Grave doth hold
Then hold me tight and tighter yet
	For I am growing old

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 10:07:00 AM
    Michael, ... Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. It was nice seeing it on the Poetry Soup-- HOME PAGE. Always a poetry soup friend <3 = Linda

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 1:33:00 AM
    Michael, CONGRATULATIONS ;) on having your poem featured................... LOVE SKAT

  1. Date: 10/25/2013 3:12:00 PM
    Stunning poem. I get the sense I am reading a bard of olden times.

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 9:48:00 AM
    Very nice Michael; it reminds me of the old Japanese death poems in a sense :) I'm glad you've posted it.

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:51:00 PM
    Michael, Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 12:16:00 PM
    Wow... very well written and Welcome to Poetry Soup

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:41:00 AM
    Hello Michael, , I like your first poetic piece on the site ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:19:00 AM
    Welcome to P-Soup, Michael! - Nice to read your first poem here.- A lovely poem. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)