doug bentley

Rookie - 254 Points (11/25/51 / Edmonton, Canada)

doug bentley Poems

81. Fate And Destiny 2/25/2013
82. Lion's Paw 3/9/2013
83. When Green In Wonder 3/17/2013
84. Sonnet 25 3/25/2013
85. When Bangalore's Bread Winner 6/29/2013
86. Dali's Stopwatch: A Hearing (Final) 7/25/2013
87. Sycophants Solicited 8/20/2013
88. Chongqing Bubble 8/11/2013
89. Ison 8/31/2013
90. Dali's Stopwatch: A Hearing (2) 4/27/2013
91. Shamanic Drumming 4/21/2013
92. In Illumining Darkness 9/29/2013
93. Sathya Sai Who? 4/10/2013
94. Go: Recreation Of The Solar System 11/2/2013
95. Lest Politicians Forget 11/11/2013
96. Sonnet 31 11/24/2013
97. Jerusalem 11/27/2013
98. Ufo Museum 12/6/2013
99. Rolex Blur 7/18/2013
100. Dali's Stopwatch: A Hearing (4) 7/4/2013
101. Nano Nano 1/11/2014
102. Romantic Incommunicado 1/25/2014
103. Go: Blind Vision 5/12/2014
104. Olympus Zazen 1/18/2014
105. Potpourri 6/30/2013
106. Sonnet 29 9/3/2013
107. Muddy Aura 3/3/2013
108. Ark 8/16/2012
109. Beside Golden River 8/26/2012
110. Hong Kong Batman 6/30/2012
111. Higgs-Boson* Is A Particle, God's Not 7/4/2012
112. Chaos In Corpus Callosum 2/23/2013
113. Gut Feeling 12/2/2012
114. Fountain Of Truth 9/12/2013
115. Somersault 8/1/2012
116. Double Death 7/13/2012
117. Dark Nature 1/4/2014
118. The Soul A Thread Knotted 4/20/2013
119. Sonnet 30 9/22/2013
120. Dali's Stopwatch: A Hearing (3) 6/15/2013
Best Poem of doug bentley

A Canadian's Poem (1)

and what, after all,
was so wrong
with simple rhyme

and quaint folk
ballads of love?


have poets often
not been first
burst to spot

shape still forming from ground

dipped diamond-tipped pens
in pools of time

stirring up
currents of insights

that grew, in course
of time to waves?


do we not
compose,

solely for handfuls
of loyal listeners

bubblings up wellsprings,
words

meant merely to delight
and entertain the mind

moving heart to very muscle?


but what have...

Read the full of A Canadian's Poem (1)

A Canadian's Poem (2)

O! Canada!
30 some million
supremely

arrogant souls
who know best
what is best
for the rest of us

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