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Was This Poem Written Yet

Elysabeth Faslund Avatar Elysabeth Faslund - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Was This Poem Written Yet which was written by poet Elysabeth Faslund. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Was This Poem Written Yet

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The poem was visualized on the front, screen porch, 
in silence, in wonder...
It swarmed the Autumn-purpled flowers by the door, 
leafed through reds, golds of the Chinaberry Tree...
sleucing words down Sunday-wet-tin, 
onto the wooden steps.

The poem never stalked like Lady McBeth, through
darkness to her ending hall, last line spoken...
Never flew too close to the Sun, as Icarus, 
gathered no Phoenix rebirth...
The poem did not herald a magical Sunday.

For the poem stayed on the front porch, 
and was never written.


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  1. Date: 9/28/2013 9:24:00 AM
    a poem not written will rise again like the phoenix....and spread its wings upon the page...

    Faslund Avatar Elysabeth Faslund
    Date: 9/28/2013 11:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Great to hear from you! Have to hook-up a printer now...AAARRGGGHHH. But, thank you most kindly.
  1. Date: 9/25/2013 8:52:00 AM
    poems not written could be the great ones. thanks for posting this interesting poem.

    Faslund Avatar Elysabeth Faslund
    Date: 9/25/2013 12:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Maybe I'll try not writing and see if that helps. Thank you.