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The Call of the Alpha Male

Robin Hood, man in tights Julius Caesar, might makes right Alexander, called "the Great" Sitting Bull, righteous hate Robert the Bruce, Attila the Hun Charlemagne, Napoleon Hear the call of the alpha male! Warriors leave a bloody trail. George Washington, man on the spot JFK and Camelot Thomas Jefferson, renaissance man Abe Lincoln took a stand Ronald Reagan, Richard III Henry VIII, Harry Byrd Hear the call of the alpha male! In politics it's all for sale. Hemingway, Shakespeare, Kant, and Plato Chaucer, Shelley, Cicero, Cato Voltaire, Dickens, Rene Descartes Byron, Lawrence, Jean-Paul Sartre Hear the call of the alpha male! Some prefer to write the tale. Wolfgang Mozart, dead so young Leonard Bernstein's song is sung Picasso, art you love to hate Ludwig Beethoven, voice of Fate Bach, Lennon, and Shostakovich Monet, Manet, Buddy Rich Hear the call of the alpha male! Art and music fill some sails. Joe Montana, football star Michael Jordan raised the bar Wayne Gretzsky, Hall of Fame Jesse Owens changed the game Rockne, Ruth, Gehrig, Orr Chamberlain, Beckham, Man O' War Hear the call of the alpha male! Athletic prowess up for sale. Tyrone Power, Harrison Ford John Glenn, Sir Thomas More Edmund Hillary, John Donne Albert Einstein, Brigham Young James Dean, Alvin York Margaret Thatcher, Robert Bork Audie Murphy, Mohandas Gandhi Chris Columbus, Walter Ralegh Hear the call of the alpha male! Now it's time to end this tale. Woe to she who hears his cry, Destined, like as not, to die; For alpha males blaze bright and sweet, But she-moths burn inside their heat.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 8/1/2015 8:56:00 AM
I've never been too sure about Thatcher myself lol. Look forward to reading more of your writes. Take care, Richard
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Date: 7/26/2015 12:19:00 AM
MARY:) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the soups, Home Page. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 7/20/2015 12:11:00 AM
Hi MARY.. Your fabulous first write is already being featured this week on the Soup homepage.. Huge congrats and the tip of my hat! -LYRIC
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Date: 7/18/2015 2:41:00 PM
Now this was a whole lot of fun! I enjoyed your rhyming as well. Welcome to the soup, I think you will fit in nicely.
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Mary Oliver Rotman
Date: 7/18/2015 2:48:00 PM
Thanks!
Date: 7/13/2015 6:34:00 AM
Through the many I had to hunt, To find one willing to bare the brunt, Like a great poem usually does, Guess what! A woman is who it was. Jim Horn
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Mary Oliver Rotman
Date: 7/18/2015 2:49:00 PM
Thank you! working on an answering rhyme...
Date: 7/3/2015 3:50:00 PM
Hi MARY.. Back to say this is a powerful, well constructed write, that I enjoyed reading today! I want to WELCOME you to Poetry Soup, a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. I read a lot of poems and I'm looking forward to checking out more of your works. PS.. If you have a moment, check out my poems as well. I'm looking forward to becoming friends with those who do (Iron sharpens Iron).. Talk soon, LYRIC MAN
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Date: 7/2/2015 12:04:00 PM
- Welcome to P- Soup, Mary :) - Thank you for your first poem :) - I like this a lot ! :) - I'll be glad to read more from you in the future :) - I wish you good luck with your poems and comments - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 6/30/2015 8:07:00 PM
Wow, this is so cool! I will read this many times in my fav file!
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Date: 6/30/2015 5:02:00 PM
Hi Mary, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 6/29/2015 11:40:00 PM
Mary, this is a sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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Mary Oliver Rotman
Date: 7/1/2015 2:43:00 PM
Thank you for your kind words. If I can ever help with any kind of copy editing on the site, let me know.