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The posings of a poet.

1/99


Inspiration

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It has been found
  in
     bluest skies
In victories won
  and
       In lovers eyes
It has been
                 sought
   By brave and meek
By deaf
And all who wish to speak
It has awoken
        passions deep
And more than
     one
seeking soul
      from sleep
It has built
      empires ancient and vast
And revealed
       secrets
                lost to the past
It has enlightened
         and unlocked minds
And lit the way
         to astounding finds
It draws its power
       from risks and dares
And tempers them
      with
            well wrought cares
It beckons daily
   to those who
                      dream
And feeds them
          nightly
    so it would seem
It dances lightly
      and won’t
          be caught
Then settles heavily
     when
             it
               ought
It shows us what
        we wish
     to see
And if we
       work hard
What could be
Have you guessed
     through perspiration
My reader
   it’s you
         my…
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7 thoughts on “1/99

  1. ~Lady Day on said:

    Glad you find so much inspiration:)

  2. Such a wonderful poem and tribute to your readers. Love this Dan 🙂 Thank you!

  3. …..ahhh, I thought so……..the one sliver that we as writers can never quite be sure of……….the reason we write……… Beautiful work, Dan. ~ Love, B

    • And yet need so desperately. Funny how we fear losing it, and huddle to ourselves, When writing and experimenting and reading others are what will fan it…

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