Distant Lamposts

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    Distant Lamposts

    One evening I journeyed to a point
    Equally distant

    Between two points of light
    The shadow cast before me
    Wavering long and wan

    Looking back towards flight
    The shadow cast behind me
    Just as equally long and wan

    Two lights both distant and dim

    Two shadows near and grim

    The shadows raised a hand in time

    Providence their source was mine

    But just one miscreant
    And I think that is the point

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    chrisls3113 commented on Distant Lamposts

    07-14-2009

    Interesting though I miss the point in the way its organized

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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