A Poet's Word

November 6, 2011
By livetowrite SILVER, Roslyn Heights, New York
livetowrite SILVER, Roslyn Heights, New York
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a poets word, soft and somber
introduces a farmer, to the great world yonder
a poets word, gentle and truthful
gives way to the lovers who are youthful
a poets word, angry and enraged
connects with the soldier, regretful and aged
a poets word, brave and gallant
distracts the reader from their talent
a poets word, meaningful and brave
gives courage to those whose conditions are grave
A poets word, convincing and full of voice
gives to people feeling and choice


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this poem when I was thinking about how powerful words can be. I definitely believe the saying that "the pen is mightier than the sword".

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