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The Great Poets

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The Great Poets

How does a poem have swelling emotion?
How can it reach to the depths of my being?
How can they take just a pitiful notion
Write it with care to a poem that's breathing?
How can mere words form a rhythm of beauty?
How do their tho'ts spark a fire of duty?
Here is the answer, the pen of a master
Gifted to shout or to quietly whisper.

~ For the contest, Poetry About Poetry. Second Place.
~ Written January the ninth, 2013

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  1. Date: 2/26/2013 10:24:00 AM

    I love the pen when it quietly whispers:)Very classy poem..lovely.and.btw tnks for stopping by.I do love music..I played only guitar in my life but in my dreams i play the pano.When i was young i played the guitar cos i didnt have a piano..Now i have a puano but if i have time it would be only to play the guitar:)Complicated

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 12:05:00 PM

    I have found myself asking the same questions over the last few years...we are so blessed to be able to read poetry from some master pens on the Soup... Congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:13:00 PM

    congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:13:00 PM

    Love the conclusion. Well done, congratulations on your win, Isaiah.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:46:00 PM

    Very-very nice, Isaiah! I like it! Congratulations on your win in Russell's contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:01:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning spot Isaiah, you really are an excellent poet xx

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 5:35:00 PM

    You really do have a talent for writing resonating endings. I have no doubt this will be a winner!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 6:57:00 PM

    I really DIG this one. I hope it scores high, my friend.

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 6:37:00 PM

    This is an awesome write!