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by Williamwords 

Posted: 07 July 2005
Word Count: 53

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What are these stars that glitter free?
Spheres of boiling gas or
diamonds set in ebony?
The head would go with boiling gas
but the heart, ah the heart
would reach beyond to grasp
for words that dance and flow,
that lift the spirit there to know
something higher than the human head.

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Ticonderoga at 15:07 on 09 July 2005  Report this post
William - this is so nearly a sonnet that I would love to see you 'round it out'; what you've written so far is very fine, but the poem does feel slightly incomplete. 5 more lines to fill out your thoughts and dreams!! Worth doing, I think. Keep scribbling.



Shika at 20:29 on 12 October 2005  Report this post
Hi there

This was a random read which I started half heartedly and ended with a smile on my face. I enjoyed this. S

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