The Bellman

February 27, 2010
By A.L.Sommer DIAMOND, Brookfield, Wisconsin
A.L.Sommer DIAMOND, Brookfield, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world; there is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that others won't feel insecure around you. We were all meant to shine as children do. We were all born to make manifest the glory of God that's within us - it's not just in some of us, it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
-Nelson Mandela


Tick. Tick. Tick. Tick.
The clock strikes four.
Ding, Dong. Ding, Dong.
What makes the bells ring so?
Perhaps a little man lives between the cogs and wheels.
His name, unknown.
His purpose, very apparent.
Maybe he watches the hands of the clock all day.
The seconds tick by slowly.
Tick.
Tick.
Tick.
Then, when it's almost five,
He'd get excited.
When the minute hand finally makes its way to the twelve,
I smile would pass over his lips.
The bell rings again.
Ding, Dong. Ding, Dong. Ding,
Then he'd sit down and await the next hour.


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on Mar. 5 2010 at 11:19 am
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
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This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

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