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You May Yet Make Your Blessed Choice

You May Yet Make Your Blessed Choice

As old man woke, empty room spoke
silence cried, you have yet to die,
mortal flesh is your chaffing yoke
deepest regret your fallen cry!

Fight no more, let love its gems pour
rise to eager stand, see dawn's birth,
with its light, take hold and thus score
divine bounty of your true worth!

Old man, your deep cut heart needs love
just as sure as water is wet,
such sweet blessings are from above
have faith, such treasures you shall get!

Walk this bright morn, let its voice speak
with true purpose set - you were born,
with grateful heart you must Light seek
to heal heart and soul badly torn!

Old man, listen to this true voice
time waits for no dithering man,
you may yet make your blessed choice
saying, yes truly live I can!

Robert J. Lindley, 11-02-2019
Rhyme, ( Whether in our dreams or by invisible voice, truth oft comes )

Note: Inspired by my reading of the wonderful poem titled, 
"A Voice In The Wilderness" , written by Harry Horsman.
As while reading that poem's first stanza, the first stanza
of this poem came to me in a flash. Harry my friend, you
have my sincere thanks for the gift you have given.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 11/8/2019 4:14:00 PM
Monosyllabism is a pretty old literary device that never gets old. Not everybody can use it. Great tempo and rhythm, let alone narrative. Harry's poem is great. Yours too.
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Date: 11/10/2019 11:42:00 AM
Thank you my friend, Such is true and this poem was born of poetic inspiration gifted by way of Harry's great poem.
Date: 11/8/2019 4:07:00 PM
What an enlightening poem! Thank you, Robert. Love, Panagiota
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Date: 11/10/2019 11:40:00 AM
Thank you my friend. I just mere moments ago presented the first poem of my Second poets tribute series. This one honoring the first poet of the Second series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge. I hope my friend , that you may find it enlightening a well.
Date: 11/8/2019 3:08:00 PM
WoW!!! Such a Divine Right inspiring beautifully quotation... Thank you for sharing be blessed my brother James
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Date: 11/10/2019 11:38:00 AM
Thank you my friend. As poets we are to give and seek to help others while pursing our craft. And while doing so know that Poetry is Art and should be used for the betterment of life and humanity. Thus enlightening moral messages in verse are a very positive road/step to take..
Date: 11/7/2019 12:56:00 PM
Truly inspired Robert! I shall have to read "A Voice In The Wilderness" also. Blessings, Connie xxoo
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Date: 11/7/2019 11:09:00 PM
Thank you my friend. I suggest that you do that and you will find it to be a truly wonderful and inspiring piece, as did I.
Date: 11/7/2019 9:30:00 AM
Bring love to light
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Date: 11/7/2019 11:08:00 PM
Thank you my friend, what greater purpose does a poet serve??
Date: 11/7/2019 8:26:00 AM
"Walk this bright morn, let its voice speak with true purpose set - you were born, with grateful heart you must Light seek to heal heart and soul badly torn! " - a wonderful poem my friend.
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Date: 11/7/2019 11:07:00 PM
Than you my friend. Sometimes a stanza just comes to me and I know it then begs to become a full blown poem...
Date: 11/7/2019 5:54:00 AM
Wisdom for the aged! Our latter years certainly challenge us to live more by our overcoming spirit than our tiring flesh. Great write Robert . . . g
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Date: 11/7/2019 11:05:00 PM
Thank you my friend. So true- we see better as our eyes fail us -it seems.