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We Are a Poem

You will not 
    seperate us.
For it is hate
    and love that made us.
It is the great and the small
    that reverberate within our bones.
It is every syn and antonym,
every opposite every known,
    the many, the alone.
         We are a poem.
You will never 
    isolate us
for it is truth
    and art that made us.
         We are a poem.

Copyright © Ilan Benjamin | Year Posted 2013

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  1. Date: 3/26/2016 10:42:00 PM

    Ilan Benjamin, you've expressed yourself well, I like the way you ended the poem. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry when you have time. Happy Easter ** LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 8/10/2015 7:29:00 PM

    :) skat
  1. Date: 5/10/2013 11:33:00 AM

    Ilan, you enter proficient - thanks for sharing your poem with us at P-Soup. - Wish you a warm welcome and wish you luck. - Nice to read your poem, looking forward to reading more from you in the future. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 5/9/2013 9:48:00 PM

    Ilan, your poem is very enjoyable, :-) Wishing you a nice warm welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please look me up by clicking on my name anytime you're on line. I'm looking forward in becoming your #1 poetry soup fan. Please keep me posted every time you post a poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT"
  1. Date: 5/8/2013 12:25:00 AM

    Very well written. I like the format too. Yip.. that is right... poems have a life of their own.. we write for ourselves, and sometimes... if we are brave, share with others. Read my poem "Ulteriority"-- exactly on this topic.
  1. Date: 5/7/2013 7:47:00 PM

    Very clever unique piece of work. Welcome to Poetry Soup...Kim
  1. Date: 5/7/2013 6:28:00 PM

    A most pleasing read. This is a unique and creative perspective. I like it! .. Welcome to PSoup... You should fare well here.... Continue this talented work and you will create some fans.... Jake