Christian Thomas Scott

Veteran Poet - 1,401 Points [Erasmus] (July 8th / United States)

Christian Thomas Scott Quotes

  • ''Soot drawn
    Faces
    Barter
    Ageless
    Time is
    Not a
    Wealth of
    Stone.''
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  • ''And frozen are the flames within the green''
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  • ''For what is love but chasing after wind,
    And living on the brink of living's end?''
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  • ''There is nothing so fatal to success than the belief one is already there.''
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  • ''The most pitiful man, I think, is the one who does not.''
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  • ''The subtle difference between solitude and loneliness spans the gulf of worlds.''
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  • ''If they say you've lost your mind, you're most likely on the right track.''
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  • ''Brevity makes such selection of necessity.''
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  • ''Silence is a rare thing. In fact, it is almost never quiet enough to discover it isn't there.''
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  • ''Communication is such a complex mechanism, for only by an increase in accuracy do the words reveal heightened inadequacy.''
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Best Poem of Christian Thomas Scott

Ashes

Let us break our bread with travelers,
And feast on ashen ruin in the face of stolen graves.
To them a nighttime stroll is nothing more than simple footsteps,
A candle in the cradle of the sea.
Yet our visitations were known by few,
The least of these the bones of men,
And a little bit of earth was left behind to guide the way.
All wise men know such fictions
Will as such no more remain.
But ragged oaks grow oft too close,
For comfort in the day,
And shimmerings of heaven spill from twilight's golden gates.
So bless the sparrow-fed redemption, ...

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On Flightless Wings

Some branches,
Worn with intermittent hands,
Have grown sturdy. In order that
Time might be spent
Upon
Them.
Small years grow at once: fulfilling
Simple
Steps. Yet

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