Maurice Harris

Rookie - 122 Points (29 April 1971 / Louisville, KY)

All The Demons And Ghosts - Poem by Maurice Harris

You have stolen my 'todays', yet you shan't steal my tomorrow-
Thought upon your deceitful ruse surely hastens sorrow!
Nary shall there be, for you, a proper penance,
Somehow though, you must come to truth's acceptance!

The only way to take leave of your deceit-
Is to allow for my truth to defeat,
All the Demons and Ghosts
Responsible for your shame, the most!

For if but only, our children's posterity
You owe, at the least, your honesty!
Without such, your downfall you have surely brought,
As is, to tell the truth, is what you ought!

They say: 'the truth shall set you free'-at least you, it shall keep-
Otherwise choice made, causes my heart's weep!

3 August 2008


Comments about All The Demons And Ghosts by Maurice Harris

  • Gold Star - 30,535 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (12/13/2014 8:25:00 AM)

    An awesome poem and it is having good thoughts. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 13,747 Points Rajnish Manga (12/13/2014 7:46:00 AM)

    I wish I could write a similar poem myself. The following lines, in particular, steal the show
    The only way to take leave of your deceit-
    Is to allow for my truth to defeat,
    All the Demons and Ghosts
    Responsible for your shame, the most! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,297 Points Lyn Paul (12/13/2013 5:24:00 PM)

    Your strength is powerful being able to continue you on with your tomorrows. Thank You (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,022 Points Leslie Philibert (12/13/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    Good write, like the thoughts.......... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Matthew Richmond (12/13/2012 2:15:00 PM)

    Hit me between the eyes. Very nice. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,990 Points Babatunde Aremu (12/13/2012 6:13:00 AM)

    Our tomorrow is secured on the platform of truth. Great job. I like it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (12/13/2012 2:24:00 AM)

    this is a nice poem and an enjoyable read good job (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 29, 2011


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