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Ode

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© 05-24-2013, G. V., All Rights Reserved
(Iambic tetrameter)


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Ode


The juggler moves his fingers fast, 
he likes to smile and to deceive, 
when people laugh at his recast, 
his goal's higher things to achieve, 
for Bathsheba applauds and laughs.

Her hands she claps with sullen glee, 
changed him to a marionette, 
that sprawls for her obediently, 
       jinxed tragicomical duette, 
       he jumps defeating gravity.

The juggler walks on tightened rope, 
St. Bernard will protect his act, 
frail equilibrium's postponed, 
he'll pass across, crows' croaks detract, 
agleam granite pavement's below.

Unmoved he laid, (lost souls misgive) , 
the juggler sprawled did not bemoan, 
the sawbones's charlatan and thief, 
as Bathsheba failed to dethrone, 
the clown's tangential unknown grief.

© G. V. 12/23/2012, All Rights Reserved
( Iambic tetrameter form.)


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  1. Date: 1/14/2014 7:02:00 AM
    Congrats on a wonderful win Giorgio.

  1. Date: 1/14/2014 5:11:00 AM
    Fine ode and congrats on the fine win in the contest, Giorgio

  1. Date: 1/13/2014 2:22:00 PM
    GIORGIO, :) CONGRATS.... Love ~ SKAT~

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    Date: 1/13/2014 5:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for honoring me SA! :)
  1. Date: 5/26/2013 5:03:00 AM
    Nightingales a bird of Europe..I have never seen one..Enjoyed reading your unique and creative work..Your stops by my works were uplifting..Thanks for the time spent there...It is much appreciated..Sara

  1. Date: 5/25/2013 2:11:00 AM
    Your jambic tethrameters are all great and inspired. It is a poetry I am not able to write, so I admire your genuine inclination for rhymes with such a spiritual character. I am only fond for terza rima in italian, so difficult in english. My sincere compliments.

  1. Date: 5/24/2013 2:47:00 PM
    Such a beautiful poem~Charma

  1. Date: 5/24/2013 12:41:00 PM
    a very nice and lovely invitation... Giorio :-) how are you.. thank you for this sweet melody enchanted poem that lurks beautifully under the moon... xox~ Linda