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Brothers In Arms

...inspired by 'Anthem' by Anthony Hecht The deft will fashion melodies and cast them to the wind, proclaiming hopes and verities, uplifting humankind; colours unbeknown'st to us will hover and distill, and splash 'til they're analogous to God's almighty will. We as students of the art would seek a kindred tone, interpret measures of the heart 'til grace and joy are one; re-create with strains mellifluous the stateliness of Brahms, sonorities of Mahler, artists, brothers in arms!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 2/15/2009 7:14:00 AM
Hey there Keith! Another amazing piece...true to the Bickerstaffe form.:) I totally agree with Robin, if I started quoting my favorite lines, I'd end up rewriting the entire poem! A beautiful gift you had shared with all, on Valentine's Day. Wishing you the best...God's blessings! Love, Mikki
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Date: 2/14/2009 7:31:00 PM
Keith, keep writing like this and you won't be able to get rid of me. Outstanding! Carolyn
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Date: 2/14/2009 4:13:00 PM
Hey, just happy to hear from you and know you are okay, my friend! I still have multitudes to read! Love and hugs, Robin
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Date: 2/14/2009 3:50:00 PM
So glad to see your new posting! This is wonderful, Keith. I was going to quote phrases that I really like but I'd end up retyping about all of it! "Artitsts, brothers in arms" I love that! Writing for the common good! So nice to hear from you. Thank you, Keith. Love and hugs, Robin
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Date: 2/14/2009 10:46:00 AM
I'll join that cause! Love the flow to this piece, Keith. So glad to see you're still writing. Keep it coming, as I so enjoy your work. Have a blessed day, Donna
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Date: 2/14/2009 9:36:00 AM
powerful and strong. john
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Date: 2/13/2009 4:29:00 PM
Love the perspective and insight in this poem. Gives the reader something to think about. Keep up the good writing! Karen
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Date: 2/13/2009 3:04:00 PM
do you always stay within the lines? (just kidding) This is a great pic of art Your brush flows
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Date: 2/13/2009 1:24:00 PM
This is so well done Keith..your writes are always such an ejoyable read.
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