Harry Kemp

(15 December 1883 – 8 August 1960 / Youngstown, Ohio)

Blind


The Spring blew trumpets of color;
Her Green sang in my brain --
I heard a blind man groping
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  • Freshman - 1,624 Points John Richter (1/15/2015 10:55:00 AM)

    Awesome! I am now a fan of the formerly unfamiliar Mr. Kemp! How often do we look down upon others when in the end there are so many who can look down upon we? This man is a genius poet - and now on my list. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,256 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (1/15/2015 8:28:00 AM)

    Never to feel proud about what one possesses over another; for, spiritual strength of the handicapped can be superior. This is the lesson poet attempts to teach us. Wonderful write, enriched with a matching rhythm. Well done, Sir! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Alistair Graham (1/15/2014 2:56:00 AM)

    Blind Man’s Bluff


    Bust for inequality
    Framed and hung in poverty
    Subject to authority
    Citizen no more

    New world probability
    Pact agreed society
    Can-do possibility
    Fore the days of yore (Report) Reply

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