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The Passionate Poet

How many meaningful & entertaining spoken things
Shall be forgotten when I the poet, no longer sings

I shall grieve that I lived in these judgmental times
When so-called scholars & critics revoked my rhymes

Still my words will survive in immortal song
And I will mock them long after I am gone

Nay, I am done – I lay down my pen
You’ll get no more from me within

Yeah right! I wish I would, I wish I might
Ever give up my pen without a fight

I think not much of what they say, thus
I shall continue to sing my poetry every day

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  1. Date: 11/12/2008 2:55:00 AM
    Raul, I am beamimg from all of your wonderful comments! Thank you so much! Janice

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 1:05:00 AM
    Janice, you're a talented poetess and your gifts are for such a time as this. Keep blessing us with your writings...Raul

  1. Date: 11/10/2008 7:38:00 PM
    Go Janice give them heaven lol. Never give up you write to well to give up this talent of yours. Michael Torres