Treasure Island

John Liddell Kelly

(19 February 1850-1926 / Airdrie, Scotland)

Immortality


At twenty-five I cast my horoscope,
   And saw a future with all good things rife --
   A firm assurance of eternal life
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  • Alison Cassidy (11/1/2008 4:12:00 AM)

    The angst of age rages in this powerful poem with it's tragic Lear-like opening and its redemptive final lines. You have a fine ear for words and a great feel for the drama of verse. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

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