Poets Unite (poem)

Now stand aside us lovers one and all

As we the lost lamenters share our song

A common dirge for those who don’t belong

The sweet soft kisses veiled by parasol

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Raise high our words to heavens we arouse

Make symphonies from not so simple sighs

Expound the mystic world in lover’s eyes

So not for aught our dreams of love espouse

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The rambling of rabble oft draws ear

Too timid to turn thoughts into a pulse

To bare themselves would cause them to convulse

Such hold to reason why they are not here

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Let us who weave of love together stay

Creators of the world where lovers play

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manatita44 13 months ago from london

An exquisite call to unite, to raise our words to heaven. Indeed perhaps they come from Heaven. Let them return, yes, or find some Souls to share.


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Jodah 13 months ago from Queensland Australia

A welcome call to arms, Martin. I will stand with you and the other poets. Great poem.


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tillsontitan 13 months ago from New York

I can see a troubadour leading a swelling group of poets to the call!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 13 months ago from Riga, Latvia

Such a wonderful and lilting poem.

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