Treasure Island

John Liddell Kelly

(19 February 1850-1926 / Airdrie, Scotland)

Heredity


More than a fleshly immortality
   Is mine. Though I myself return again
   To dust, my qualities of heart and brain,
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  • Alison Cassidy (11/1/2008 3:56:00 AM)

    A beautifully crafted iambic pentameter shapes this bitter/sweet poem about the turning wheel of life. The reader feels the fierce love in your voice. Your final line is superb. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

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