Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

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  • pocketofdreams6
  • If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a tinkling symbol. And if I have prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And if I dole out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I may boast but have not love, nothing I am profited. Love is long suffering, love is kind, it is not jealous, love does not boast, it is not inflated. It is not discourt

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This one has a unique off-beat flow where the position of words may throw you off track

Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

The cure, pure and painted
Poured, tainted tears stained and smeared
Magical mirror of miracles feared
Murals and Manikins
Smile, closer to death of the new year

Captain of Karma
Casting spells oh so well
You'll see him pass by with shades on
Blinded from a dream

What a beautiful empty shell
All colored of colors naive
When I am king, you will be first to scream
Screened from my empire

Desire designed desolate of despair
Despite divine divisions
I shall deliver delicate delight
Upon the microphone and compare thee
To a winters breeze
In the upper peninsula of Michigan

A killers kiss
Cold as death
Sending smoke signals
With each breath
Bleeding slowly
Frozen trickled red
An example I shall set
Head upon spear
Outside my castle walls

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SavVySam commented on Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

09-01-2009

Maybe, I have finally lost it, but I finished this one laughing out loud! Very clever twist on a classic work! Loved it, great job!!!

Gracey commented on Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

08-23-2009

haha, its really mischieveious and dark. I loved the lines "Smile, closer to death of the new year" and "When I am king, you will be first to scream" and the ending is also cool :~) really good work.

ginga commented on Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

08-12-2009

pocket, A wild ride through the kingdom for sure. The metaphors and alliteration are fantastic here and lines like: "sending smoke signals" and "murals and manikins" are unusually fittinf and work well with all the remaining amazingly crafted verse. Very inspiring indeed! ginga

frog commented on Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

08-09-2009

I love how your work flows from emotion to emotion and concept to concept.

Rendida commented on Compare Thee to a Winters Breeze

08-06-2009

Scrye is right you are a gifted story teller I love your analogys keep writing I look forward to reading more.

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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