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Here Was A Man (poem)

Updated on March 5, 2014

Here was a man with so much more to show

So many marvels danced about his head

Another dream he had awhile ago

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As people stopped he let his wishes flow

Until at last this rumor they all shed

Here was a man with so much more to show

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When life made time his grandeur they would know

By all the richness which a man can spread

Another dream he had awhile ago

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And followers who came in legend’s tow

Would sing of Joys upon the path he lead

Here was a man with so much more to show

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And in the moonlight of the evening’s glow

So many pondered on the things he said

Another dream he had awhile ago

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But sands of time had bled hope’s grandeur low

As shivers of the truth shared old man’s bed

Here was a man with so much more to show

Another dream he had awhile ago

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      kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      As we grow older I suppose we all become a shadow of ourself.... let's hope that we can push that time further away!

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Sadly beautiful, Martin!

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      DJ Anderson 3 years ago

      It does not seem right or proper that by living life, we lose that which

      makes it so rich and vital.

      You expressed it beautifully, Martin.

      DJ.

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      Karen Silverman 3 years ago

      sigh...i've been feeling a lot like this poem lately...

      so beautifully written, M.

      sharingxx

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      Wayne Brown 3 years ago from Texas

      A verse that gives us cause to weigh what we are and what we aspire to be. We might all be better if we could see what others see in us and rise to our capabilities just once before we meet the reaper. ~WB

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      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

      Amazing poetry as always!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Perfect song to a amazing poem. Pearling.

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