Today/01-14-11

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
a short poem about optimism

Submitted: April 14, 2011

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Submitted: April 14, 2011

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Today
 
Scourge this hen house, this bottomless pit
Yesterdays are banished
 
Romeo sits with his love, in perfect harmony
 
Today is what could have, what should have been
 
Old age’s wisdom outwits the Chiron
Youth is like an untameable stallion
Sturdy, and full of fervour,
 
Socrates sits in his den.
 
Like shapeless shadows bend
Fear and Strength morph and become one
As thee undying love does not end
 
The chicks chirp and their mothers squawk
But do not lend thy ears.
The Phoenix rises and sees yet glory again
 

Today is what could have, what should have been.


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