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    dots Submission Name: For Robert E. Howarddots
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    Author: Algol46
    ASL Info:    200/m/East of Eden
    Elite Ratio:    2.72 - 1111/1235/613
    Words: 161
    Class/Type: Poetry/Nostalgia
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    dotsFor Robert E. Howarddots
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    The stars were thronged, a gold festoon,
    As storms here trumpet Winterís blast,
    Where comets stream out to the vast
    Under an amber sickle Moon.

    Upon the cliff face there he stands
    Above the sea where screaming gulls,
    Veer moonward white as bleaching skulls,
    He dreams once more the fabled lands.

    A galley and each rowing oar
    Creak in this storm on icy swells,
    Roiled by some dark magicianís spells
    Drawn toward a haunted lethal shore.

    Upon the deck, red-cloaked, he steers,
    Into the storm. His steely stare,
    Surveys that cold and pagan air,
    To mark some lone, uncharted pier.

    The combers crash against the stones,
    He dreams of war, the Iliad,
    He found no balm in Gilead,
    No succor in the crumbled bones.

    Perhaps he offered up one prayer
    When huge Deathís hand had smote him then,
    To cull him from the world of men,
    And past the stars he met God there?




    Submitted on 2007-11-16 10:53:58     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      Michael, is this the Texas poet and writer that you commented to me about?

    Your poem is and excellent and sober memorial, exquisite in its structure, mood, and detail.

    To use your apt phrase "Bravo"!!
    | Posted on 2007-11-23 00:00:00 | by Ron Cole | [ Reply to This ]
      Hm... Nice writing. Your flow is quite good and the imagery is just great. Is like one of those paintings that were so popular at the start of the last century with boats on heavy seas. Keep writing!
    | Posted on 2007-11-18 00:00:00 | by Paradox | [ Reply to This ]


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