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The humble poet

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The humble poet

Its sounds began to call me name at a young age 
And then the mighty pen opened the stage 

One evening my worthy heart shaped its tales
 From iron thoughts I bellowed the details
 
I found a place I could be me 
Where the wind grew and birds flew free 

I forged for years and brought forth my work 
To contests of many even in times of murk

Now I knew I had so much to learn 
So night after night the midnight oil I did burn 

Oh how it stirred my heart an moved my soul 
If only someone would enjoy my words before I grew old 

Now I still gush my words to places of many 
With my computer of speed leaving the paper and pen to envy 


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  1. Date: 8/6/2013 5:51:00 PM
    You speak of some deep inspiration within your heart, within these lines. This was a very nice read!

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Yes, I Do Happen To Know How Very Gifted Your Brilliant Brush, Beautiful Laura. Wonderful Rhyme As Also Beholding Your Beauty Again, Here At Her PoetrySoup. Keep The Canvas Coloured ~ Love, John