Joseph Harrison

(United States / Virginia)

Shakespeare's Horse - Poem by Joseph Harrison

He was a man knew horses, so we moved
As wills were one, and all was won at will,
In hand with such sleight handling as improved
Those parks and parcels where we're racing still,
Pounding like pairs of hooves or pairs of hearts
Through woodland scenes and lush, dramatic spaces,
With all our parts in play to play all parts
In pace with pace to put us through his paces.
Ages have passed. All channels channel what
Imagined these green plots and gave them names
Down to the smallest role, if and and but,
What flies the time (the globe gone up in flames),
What thunders back to ring the ringing course
And runs like the streaking will, like Shakespeare's horse.


Comments about Shakespeare's Horse by Joseph Harrison

  • Rookie - 178 Points Brian Jani (5/10/2014 6:48:00 PM)

    Nicely written here Joseph (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 10, 2014


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