A Poet Can Never Die.

Poetry and You.

Whatever we may think of poetry it remains for me one of the best ways to transmit emotions.

Emotions are what make us what we are, what we think and what we do when be communicate with others. Being a poet is having the capacity to transmit these feelings and emotions.

You can’t kill

a poet !

you can only

weaken him,


only for a


You can destroy a part

of his soul,

but not all

of it,

he’s keeping enough

of it safe and sound

for when he wakes,

well past the

midnight hour


others dream,

he’ll be watching

and waiting

for the words

to fall

like so many


from the grey clouds

that obscured



Then, when all

is still,

they’ll pounce

upon you


a savage animal

ready to rip the tears

from your

eyes ,

to make

your heart

understand the

joys and the pains,

make your thoughts linger,

if only for a second,

in your deepest


recalling the smiles

of your childhood

when you had dreams

before they took your


trampling them

one by one

leaving the empty


that you

had to fill!

The poet is only


keeping his dreams



few illusions,

he’s not here

to hurt you,


unlike others

he’s not waiting

for the


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sonia05 5 years ago from india

You have beautifully captured a poet's mind and heart and what he or she is upto! Great writing and looking forward to read more of your hubs! voted up!

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Terishere 5 years ago

I agree with Sonia! Great poem!

voted up..


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WriteitToday 5 years ago from Somewhere in France. Author

Hello sonia05 and Terishere :)

Thanks for stopping by and the lovely comments, much appreciated :)

All the Best,

Dave aka writeittoday

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ubanichijioke 5 years ago from Lagos

A great poem for all the loving and caring poets here. Well written

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