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Take anything, but my soul
Let thy heart cast thy delicate glow
When the earthly body doth die
Let my heart –to the heavens-fly

Take anything, but my mind
Intricacies make miracles of words divine
When the earthly body doth die
Allow my mind-to the page-cry

Take anything, but my eyes

Allow the mortal body with beauty to sigh

When the earthly body doth die

The beauty fades- and with tears- know why

Take anything, but my speech
For centuries words make men bleed
When the earthly body doth die
Take my words- and nobly try

Take anything, but my life
Let thy light glow brilliant
And when the earthly body doth die
Let my heart- to the heavens- fly

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kate21 said...
May 4, 2011 at 10:54 pm:
It was a very nice one... Reminded me of this poem called Tithonus by Lord Alfred Tennyson (I think that's his name)... I read this poem and my mind's thinking of ancient Greece and Rome... good work :).. Could you check out my work please? You can comment on anything you want...
Megan.J.B replied...
May 5, 2011 at 5:50 am :
Thank you very much. I would be delighted to check out your work. :)
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PJD17 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 24, 2011 at 3:53 pm:
i really really liked this, but i am not entirely sure how to put into words what i liked about it  its just really good  keep it up  i know that you have already commented on one of my works, and i wouldnt normallly ask you to comment on another, but since you seem to have such a nack for poetry i would really appreciate it if you could read my poem What if we were a Dream and tell me what you think
Megan.J.B replied...
Apr. 25, 2011 at 3:16 pm :
I would be honoured, I will make note and check it out. Thanks a lot by the way. :D
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