Poetic Soul



Poetic Soul

A man within the mist
lay tunes upon the air
as the mirth of time
brings madness to his lines

Nar to recant a single word
from a sonnet so sweet
that rest upon the ears
on the dying and the meek

For the passions of his prose
shared not by the ignorance
of men of high self esteem
augurs only in promising men

Brings forth the dearest patois
wrinkled from ink and pen
for weeping eyes to witness
the poetic flare of his soul

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Submitted on July 05, 2016

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Scheme XXXA XXXX XXXB ABXX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 419
Words 87
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4

Norman Wilson

IntroductionForgotten are the times the tick of a clock once chimed sobering sounds that caressed my hearts nightly dreams. As I awaken to the touch of light that burns upon a candles wick flickering my words for all to see. This drives my thoughts through the darkest of nights of loneliness that renders my quill upon parchment with ink that dances to minds and souls.Now I hear the screeching of my heart when the blue horizon covers the orb of emptiness.Within the shelter of my mind with little, purpose other than my words that keep me sane. These are my new poems I have written in the quiet of my night, forever wished away in a writer’s pain. As I strive to write that perfect poem that, my soul desperately seeks. Then and only then can my words rest upon a sleep. more…

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