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Bury me not so soon

“I am the master of my fate” O Time, breathe softly And caress my wounds By your wings vagrant And let the sun rays Enfold me in their vault While singing their song Of eternal peace As I bemoan the battle lost. Bury me not so soon, My companion for life, A man rich in glory vain Striving for triumphalism Through battles galore, Will, how could he, To breathe his last Until his veins have shed That last straw of the rebel Burning in his heart.
"I am the master of my fate" - William Ernest Henley

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Date: 2/10/2020 3:33:00 PM
Love this great poem.. Congratulations on your win. God bless..
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 5:32:00 AM
Thanks, Robert, for your very kind words. Pramod
Date: 2/9/2020 2:16:00 PM
Nicely penned. Congratulations
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 5:33:00 AM
Thanks, Mark. Pramod
Date: 2/9/2020 1:57:00 PM
Very beautiful and poignant Pramod. Congratulations on your wonderful first placement! : )
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 5:36:00 AM
Connie, I feel touched and inspired by your comments. Pramod
Date: 2/9/2020 12:10:00 PM
- An inspiring poetic work, Pramod - Congratulations on your win :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 5:37:00 AM
Anne-Lise, you are such a kind person. Thanks, Pramod
Date: 2/9/2020 11:35:00 AM
great write... congratulations on your first place win :) hugs
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 5:40:00 AM
Thanks a lot, Sandra, so kind of you, Pramod
Date: 2/9/2020 9:36:00 AM
Congratulations on your well-deserved top placement for this wonderful poem! Well done! Pandita
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 5:56:00 AM
Thank you so much for your kind words, Pandita, they inspire me. Pramod
Date: 2/9/2020 6:06:00 AM
there is always one battle that we will always lose.. i like your take on the contest and the use of language.. Congratulations on your first place in the contest..
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Pramod Rastogi
Date: 2/11/2020 6:00:00 AM
Thank you, again for your excellent choice of themes, so beautiful that it's easy to get lost in them. Pramod