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THE ROAD TO DEMASKIS (A DAMASCUS ODE TO R.E.D)

Once upon a time, R.E.D walked down a road of rhymes, Then took a turn towards the "POET," who was well within his prime. This POET had been blessed with a natural ability. His verse had been dispersed with speed and agility. But, down this road, R.E.D still decided to run, In a big hurry to find something new under the sun. His mother should have told him to never cross that street, Because the end of this road would lead to his defeat. Suddenly, he saw a great flash of RED light, that forced him to stop, And recognize the fact that he could never be on top. This flash of light came like a flame, with the great voice of reason, Saying DOC would be the champ of this game, each and ev'ry season. Through his eyes, into his soul, this flash of light did glisten, As he received a NEW TESTAMENT, that made him want to listen. R.E.D saw that, for him, the grim future of this battle looked rather bleak, So, instantly converted, he did not seek another peek. At that moment, R.E.D had an immediate change of heart, So, he abandoned his campaign, and sought a brand new start. His fundamental outlook on battles had just been changed. He started working "for" DOC, and then he improved his range. After DOC had blessed his tongue, and then sent him off to preach, He only battled poets that were clearly within his reach. About the greatest poet alive, he would often boast, As R.E.D began to spread DOC's word from "post" to "post." And he took DOC' directions with no need for debate, Proceeding to play his part in waking up "THE 'great'." DOC knew that "THE 'great'" would no longer be "THE VOYER," After R.E.D used his words to destroy the "DESTROYER." He even used the words of DOC to conjure up a fear, And convinced a little wizard to magically appear. Therefore, R.E.D had finally passed the ultimate test, By humbling himself, and submitting to the best.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 8/10/2010 4:29:00 PM
I am a little mystified but I see that you have a good handle on verse. Thank you so much for your kind words on my posting. Love, Joyce
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Date: 8/10/2010 2:44:00 PM
only in your dreams Doc
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Date: 8/9/2010 11:09:00 AM
I was gone and did not read any poetry the past weekend. So I am trying to get some read today. I am pleased that yours is among what I have read today and I have enjoyed reading it. I hope you have a wonderful week filled with inspiration Dakarai. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/8/2010 1:30:00 PM
Doc, I haven't heard from you,,, Have you gone to the pub yet,,, enjoyed your freeverse,,to RED,, very cool, ... i am around right now,,later,..p.d.
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Date: 8/8/2010 1:12:00 PM
Wow, this is so deep and clearly demonstrates your understanding of human nature as well as spiritual values. Incredible! So glad I caught this one, Dakarai! Love, Carolyn
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