penned from the past

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May 8 by The Running Son

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¤ penned from the past ¤

 

Write.
There are words waiting,
worlds of phrases–perhaps
mistook for the back-dated
and page-heavy old world sayings

of flower people,
or enlightened Renaissance thought babies
caught in dark pasts fraught with complex
and debilitating recalled dating ways,
and yellow pages

of sepia script and dead flowers.
I say, put pen to point.
And point to ground.
Then let the sound
of many letters

be your advising cast
of many characters, creating what lasts:
strong hearts sifting fondly regarded pasts,
and in that past, poems found,
scripted, and cast.

.by Jim Aldrich

25 thoughts on “penned from the past

  1. Bastet says:

    ah…sublime! And I like the new colors of your page…my favorite! 🙂

  2. nice – i agree once cast a poem is like that rare photo you managed to take at the right time and place – lose the opportunity and it is gone like a butterfly forever never to return.

  3. Love this!!!!! 🙂 🙂

    TIWI

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