Alexander Coppedge

Rookie - 403 Points (June 25,1954 / Warrenton, North Carolina)

Simply - Poem by Alexander Coppedge

I to inspire others a turtle under pressures, the first to be is stop this living in mud: my head to pop out.

Goal as a hawk in watch of brethren, hunger as them as worms my claws grip upon: them flip in strides.

Weasel curled to combat dispute odds to fight foe's evils -him as to do good: what of all, should I be?

A force as a big wind, gust in swirls to slither land; or me a fish among others: I float with them in ocean.

Ideal figure to be in life he must be kind, wise views, him protect all creatures acclaimed; hopes as me.

His faith chosen choice to protect others, good heart he'll have and a carrier of God's virtues to free.

Him a gentle comfort with glad seen welcomed, acts not by him said out: views by his deeds by others say.

Lad is beloved a joy being around said about him, helper to aid not take from poor; bless others.

I view him defending others -defeating evil, intents not to harm: a choice is a form like me.

Phantom no name or face known by others, spot a friend in droplets to pass waving glad hi: ignore me.

A speaker with wisdom in God truth spoken by His Son, words heal wounds; His kind awoken thoughts.

Son in all degrees able to aid down trodden poor; my selected choice as this man generous, indeed.

I wish him to give riches of health with hearts in pounds, a timeless healer to make the host strong.

Pal to fill needy requests as not harvested field with set pleasures, green crops blossomed: food for them.

Acres having eatables, its growths are able to feed world starving: valleys to end world's hunger pain.

Intent beyond dream my thought-provoking views real: words spoke heard wipe tears with truth.

My quest is to be this not to be its sad reality, in fool aims aside to needed: true values to happen now.

I in conflict pounded by lies, a lighthouse to stand bright its beam is out: it to attract others to shore.

In desires brethren in a march from dungeon free; victory acquired: our host lead out of hell's grave.

Intent in person personal as beliefs as him chosen; infant is birth of vision: him a life ray as sun.

Sightless shadows can not hurt efforts or my turns in confusion; foe no regards: world's rulers that starve.

I try to catch people's ears to issues in music played by words to them: report for them to read on pad.

Notes sounded to hit evil from heaven, warm alms not Jesus' shadow: death paths in planned courses.

Countless strokes plucked I do daily on instrument, writing in silence depth: aim world combat enemy.

Us smiles as God watches us as family, reason of our fight just -ready to war: host defeat kill machine.

Fingers fade from vision etching notes visible; out of all stated: defender for others rights of liberties.

Topic(s) of this poem: human nature

Form: Prose Poem


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Note. Chapter Project Endurance; Endeavors of Life: We all have our trials we have to encounter living life. Change in situation events to alter set place position, we having with flip new terms to come to consider, choices we to view to take in life path course; us as we grow in its existence. But, no matter what choice made by us; we hold the bottom line to all things acclaimed.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 15, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 19, 2016


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