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Flip Me Over

Old souls don't drift off and die Sit there idle, or even care why Achieving greatness takes time Values and a certain state of mind Realize, for once, it's not just what you see Understand nuance, syntax, and hyperbole Help yourself, don't get fooled by any old shroud Though others are silent and lost in the crowd Rise up, be courteous, let words show them wrong As free as a whisper and the cardinal's sweet song

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 7/28/2017 3:41:00 PM
Hello Tim, I think you hit a "Home Run" with this one my good friend. This rhyme verse is truly marvelous to read for sure. You've managed to weave some telling themes into your rhyme. Outstanding!! A FAVE!! Best Wishes Always, Gary
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Date: 7/12/2017 7:51:00 PM
It's flippin amazing :) I love it!
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Date: 7/12/2017 3:21:00 PM
A sweet verse my friend...I love cardinals...^WW^
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Date: 7/12/2017 11:07:00 AM
Great words Tim. I like the" rise up, be courteous let words show them wrong". love phyl
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Date: 7/12/2017 11:00:00 AM
Love this! Completely forgot to comment, how dumb, but here it is :)
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Date: 7/11/2017 5:12:00 PM
Nicely done Tim. This speaks a lot to me.
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Date: 7/11/2017 4:18:00 PM
I flipped it over and it's a great tribute to a wonderful poet:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 7/11/2017 3:39:00 PM
to be free to voice an opinion and not be afraid to receive one is one of the joys of life....to laugh at yourself......lovely words Tim faved it.....Seren
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Date: 7/11/2017 2:23:00 PM
:) It's not always easy to be courteous, especially when others are rude. This takes courage. Lovely poem, Tim.
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Date: 7/11/2017 2:19:00 PM
Oh, I love this! Purrfect
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Date: 7/11/2017 1:45:00 PM
"Rise up, be courteous, let words show them wrong". Not sure what message you were broadcasting here, I got several. This quote made me think of some strong positive influencers here in the soup. It takes an effort to rise above some of the negative. I like Dale's take as well. Great poem Tim. A Fav!
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Date: 7/11/2017 1:38:00 PM
I want to sing the cardinal's sweet song too, Tim. But I don't always whisper the words. Very nicely done.
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Date: 7/11/2017 1:20:00 PM
I see this as a lesson for poets to keep evolving and learning to make decisions freely, not just take someone else's word for it. Since I will want to read it again I faved it.
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