gershon hepner

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Above The Top - Poem by gershon hepner

Keep your eye upon the clues:
the words unconsciously you drop
provide the where’s and why’s and who’s
that lie beneath, above the top.

Below it now lies Harold Pinter,
who found all words that lie below
the top in silence that, like winter,
is the source of melted snow.

In the depths of winter’s mid,
lies the warmth of spring’s renewal,
a problem for this British Yid,
whose loyalty became a duel.


The inspiration for the first quatrain of this poem was Harold Pinter, but I have lost the source. The second and third quatrains were written on the day his death was announced, the deep midwinter day of December 25th.

10/4/01,12/25/08


Comments about Above The Top by gershon hepner

  • Rookie dr veenaa rai (8/5/2009 9:16:00 PM)

    the way we live, present, manage our lives speaks volumes about ourselves...well said.. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 15 Points Eyan Desir (6/12/2009 6:25:00 PM)

    Good write.............................. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ****tamara Hanaring.****** , A Thought Mate, (4/26/2009 10:43:00 PM)

    a beautiful poem.loved these verses
    Keep your eye upon the clues:
    the words unconsciously you drop
    provide the where’s and why’s and who’s..



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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 25, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, December 25, 2008


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