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Socrates

An eloquent stutterer he was,
whose anecdotes were luscious and true
he lived in the days of aesthetics,
but had no comeliness in size or stature;

His teachings were unadulterated and void of fallacy
Ipso facto he was condemned to the gallows,
he tasted of the legendary hemlock potion
And died before he lived.

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  1. Date: 11/30/2008 5:14:00 AM

    Cardinal - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 9:00:00 AM

    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 7:01:00 PM

    Cardinal - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 10:20:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/4/2008 10:31:00 AM

    Congratulations of being featured this week. This is a very wonderful poem. I like the flow of this poem and the way history is presented here. Great job! ~Joseph

  1. Date: 10/4/2008 6:12:00 AM

    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2008 8:33:00 AM

    Congratulations on "Socrates" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 9/22/2008 8:04:00 AM

    I'm a stutterer also though I don't find much eloquence in mine kkknnnooow wwwhat III mmmean - Its really rather embarrassing most of the time - great poem and congrats on being featured - God bless

  1. Date: 9/22/2008 7:14:00 AM

    Congratulations Cardinal on your well deserved featured write of the week. Love, Shar