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About poeticmeditations

A 19th-century romantic poet living in the 21st-century. The Romantic poets, nib pens, candlelight, waistcoats, and pocket watches are a few of my favorite things.

The Inadequacy of Words

THE INADEQUACY OF WORDS By PoeticMeditations If I had the skill of an artist, I would paint your visage every day Photograph your lovely image Sculpt your exquisite form in clay. Alas, I am only a poet Who must use … Continue reading

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Mortality

MORTALITY By PoeticMeditations The steady ticking of the clock Cadence of a relentless march Each fleeting moment rushes by Man’s arrogance does it mock. Phases of the Moon wax and wane Seasons pass in ordered sequence The years slip by … Continue reading

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Alchemy

ALCHEMY By PoeticMeditations Is it possible for love to change to hate, So that what once was dearly loved now is loathed? A question for philosophical debate. To be in love – what dark future does it bode When what … Continue reading

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A Poet of No Renown

A POET OF NO RENOWN By PoeticMeditations I am a poet of  no renown A mere potter of common words Deep in love with their taste and sound The sweet harmony of their chords. Not fleeting fame is what I … Continue reading

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The Trees are Slowly Waking

THE TREES ARE SLOWLY WAKING By PoeticMeditations The trees are slowly waking From their deep, dormant sleep Stretching up stiff, barren arms With spring’s promises to keep. Soon tender buds will appear All will turn to leafy green Offer shelter … Continue reading

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Who Will Be Left to Remember Us

WHO WILL BE LEFT TO REMEMBER US By PoeticMeditations Who will be left to remember us When those we know have passed away? Who will be left to mourn for us When they too will be gone this day? Our … Continue reading

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Another Body Laid to Rest

ANOTHER BODY LAID TO REST By PoeticMeditations Another body laid to rest In the cold, dark earth to decay Another name added to the list That grows longer with each passing day. Another hymn sung to comfort In this hour … Continue reading

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