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A Song Unsung

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A Song Unsung

A song unsung is not a song Until the music plays. And the verse meant to come alive Is just a meaningless phrase. But there is no song without the words That give meaning to it all And to separate the two will bring Nothing you’ll recall But if the two are blended In a very special way Something magic happens That you don’t see every day. You’ll find rhythm in the music, And a rhyme for all the words And if you listen closely Angels can be heard. To put it all together May seem a mighty chore For what you’re really looking for No one’s heard before. The words may come from wisdom Or from deep within your heart And the chord that brings these words to life Requires a very special art Then, when you think it’s finished, And all the work is done Just give it one more edit And then enjoy the fun. Written by John Posey 04/02/13

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  1. Date: 8/25/2013 4:11:00 PM

    Spoken like a true song write John... best wishes

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 8/26/2013 11:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Joseph. I enjoyed writing this one.... Jake
  1. Date: 7/18/2013 9:03:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading your very special work about the joy of writing...Thanks for the visit to my work...The work in the fields my parents did their share when they were growing up I was spared that kind of work mostly when I was growing up.I did some just gathering when I was a child..I have done some farm work and gardening since I married but am not able to do that now..Sara

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 7/18/2013 1:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Sara. I really enjoyed your visit. I am much impressed with your work.... Jake
  1. Date: 7/14/2013 11:29:00 PM

    I absolutely love this! I love how the words were put. I love everything about it!!

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 7/15/2013 4:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, my friend, you do me great honor with your comment. ..... Jake
  1. Date: 5/21/2013 7:11:00 PM

    vey thought provoking poem full of wisdom well penned

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 5/21/2013 8:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Linda... I appreciate your visit.... Jake
  1. Date: 5/17/2013 9:29:00 AM

    hey this is so cool, John. It kind of goes along with my own poem on magic guitarist. HOw music plus great song voice and lyrics is like magic! Well done, sir!!

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 3:20:00 AM

    This is something I've never been able to do... put music to words (or vica-versa). There is magic in it, yes, but there's also that other magic that happens when music plays WITHOUT words. How music can communicate without the need for speaking... both are not to be underestimated. Enjoyable read!

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 4/15/2013 3:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are wise in your evaluation. Even wordless melodies become songs when joined with feelings in our hearts. They then become uniquely ours.... Thanks ..... Jake
  1. Date: 4/13/2013 4:50:00 AM

    Wonderful rhythm and rhyme I was draw into the story with ease thank you for sharing Hugs Jayne x

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 6:47:00 AM

    oh I like this Jake and that last stanza is wonderful xx

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 4/5/2013 5:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Mandy dearest, thanks for the encouraging visit..... Hugs to ya...... Jake
  1. Date: 4/4/2013 4:24:00 PM

    Awesome poem John, you never cease to amaze me. You are definitely one of my Favorites.

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 4/4/2013 6:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Gwen, I appreciate your visit.... Jake
  1. Date: 4/3/2013 2:46:00 PM

    What Duke said... (Just kidding, Jake). A fantastic poem, and Duke did pretty much say it all. Cheers, Roy

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 8:04:00 PM

    John. This is beautiful. A really wonderful statement on the creative process. I don't get many people reading old work posted a while back. You are always welcome. I will try to read more of your work when I have a chance since it is such a pleasure.

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 11:37:00 AM

    - Find the rhythm ..... Sing (this beautiful poem) ..... Sing for joy..... - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)