Below is the poem entitled My Great Madness which was written by poet
Gildersleeve. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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My artistic temperament
between great madness and art
is a creative necessity
Of emotional highs and lows.
My pen is mightier than the sword
And so I release my great madness of my muse.
'The pen is mightier than the sword' was coined in 1839 by Edward Bulwer-Lyton for the play, Conspiracy.