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Elegy for Michael Jackson (1)

Refrain: You shimmering waves on the ocean blue Dance not again, he cannot dance with you You weeping forests where the winds wail too Let your bright tears fall in the pool of dew The world of pop will never be the same again The king is dead, and life is a dream so vain. Did you know the king? Did you listen him sing? Did you hear his heart breaking like daylight In each song? Did you see him dance, or bring Your sense to space invisible wounding his flight? I was thirteen, just walking away from twelve in Time when dreams lie broken at the white wall I heard with his brothers five, and saw him spin The great magician dancing for each curtain call. Time spanned dust: a five year old sensation rose In white clouds with black glory beaming rainbow "Stop the love you save may your own" had expose The urgency of his soul: the anathema of scarecrow. O, but who will listen to the artist's pain? Did you Stop and think that rage could become so beautiful On stage? Michael sang and still you had no clue About the hell he was going through. Twas wonderful How he became the initiator of our reconciliation. O "You and I must make a pact, we must bring salvation back Where there is love, I’ll be there" they sang, and so All the while building a bridge between White and Black "I’ll reach out my hand to you, I’ll have faith in all you do Just call my name and I’ll be there" but we doomed forgot What cities were burning, and what he was yearning to do The subtext to greatness has an eternal sorrow for plot.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 8/15/2009 11:00:00 AM
Beautiful writing and a great tribute (all 4 of them ... smile) to Michael. Been quite awhile since you've posted, L'nass ... hope you return with more great writes!!
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Date: 7/27/2009 11:52:00 PM
Hi L'nass, He was the King of Pop. It is so hard to let him go even though he is already gone to the other side of the vail. He's probably watching all of the media coverage from quite a different perspective. I like to think of him as up there singing with the angels. Lovingly, DAS-J Soupmail.
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Date: 7/9/2009 2:49:00 AM
L'nass,..there are some of us who are truly artist,..as "Michael",..who truly loved him for the artist he was,..and will always be,..TY for easing the pain of his departure !!!! love james
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Date: 7/8/2009 11:34:00 PM
Amazing tribute. Micheal was an amazing artist. God bless- eduardo
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Date: 7/4/2009 2:24:00 AM
great tribute to my idol ,my king-ow how i loved him,his voice,his moves,his heart,his humbleness and kindness----i think we share the same idol my friend--Shango-------we do--charma
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Date: 7/1/2009 8:29:00 PM
Thank you for all of your writes on the" king of pop"M.J. will be missed
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Date: 6/30/2009 10:20:00 AM
This is an awesome tribute to “The King of Pops.” I really like the flow of the words and the message. Michael has really contributed a lot to the world of music and dancing. Great job! ~Joseph
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Date: 6/29/2009 12:17:00 PM
Beautiful tribute, beautiful words, beautiful use of his song lyrics, a very very clever and genius write, I adore it...
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Date: 6/28/2009 1:28:00 PM
Great description!!!! Tremendous memories =) thanks for sharing!!!
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Date: 6/28/2009 5:41:00 AM
the last two lines, they haunt me, cool, sooo good to hear you again, thanks for comments (blush) jimbo
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Date: 6/27/2009 8:39:00 PM
These elegies appear as numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4, but are really one poem. I was flooded with emotions and could not stop writing ... and willingly admit this is still an unfinished poem for me ... for beyond the man was the artist ... indeed there was no man, only an artist too ideal to be compatible with the real ... and his ensuing pain translated into the demon that all artists exorcised by their work. L'nass Shango
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Date: 6/27/2009 9:38:00 AM
"re"says he belongs in the 6th row ofthe 4th stanza next to "doomed". this is an excelent piece. i must continue.John H Loving III
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Date: 6/26/2009 3:49:00 PM
A great tribute to the legendary Pop Icon -a beautiful poem that touches the heart -an awesome write. Thanks for your comments on my poem My Departed Friends. I appreciate it. -Mohammad
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Date: 6/26/2009 3:41:00 PM
A fine tribute for someone who meant so much to so many. Love, daver
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Date: 6/26/2009 2:41:00 PM
a brillant tribute to a legond from you a great poet
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Date: 6/26/2009 12:24:00 PM
Fine tribute to a great performer. I especially liked the line "In white clouds with balck glory beaming rainbow." Sincerely Matthew Anihs
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Date: 6/26/2009 8:30:00 AM
Super Elegy L,nass>>James
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Date: 6/26/2009 7:53:00 AM
Amazing Man='( Were gna miss The King's Music and His Persona.The man really Changed The times with his music.Number 2 Is also Terrif'*Thmubs Up*
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Date: 6/26/2009 6:54:00 AM
Powerful piece of writing...the man was a genius...
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Date: 6/26/2009 6:54:00 AM
Wow...L'nass, if only the rest of the world who grew to love this talent could read your poem, this fine tribute to this complex, troubled , but brilliant entertainer.
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