doug bentley

Rookie - 266 Points (11/25/51 / Edmonton, Canada)

doug bentley Poems

121. Touch 6/20/2013
122. Door 3/29/2013
123. The Shining Ones 3/30/2013
124. Sonnet 26 4/6/2013
125. Sonnet 28 5/9/2013
126. In The Beginning Was The Ground 3/4/2012
127. Dali's Stopwatch: A Hearing (1) 3/20/2013
128. Mass Dreams Of The Future 6/9/2013
129. Sad Saga Of Nasa 8/4/2013
130. Sonnet 27 5/5/2013
131. Eat, Drink, Be Merry 6/5/2013
132. A Canadian's Poem (3) 2/26/2012
133. Grain 3/31/2012
134. Kites Of Jaffa 12/20/2013
135. Sonnet 32 12/15/2013
136. Father's Father 7/13/2013
137. Her Majesty: Republished 6/1/2013
138. Craigellachie 3/10/2012
139. What Do I Do? 12/27/2013
140. A Canadian's Poem (1) 2/12/2012

Comments about doug bentley

  • Diane Hine Diane Hine (3/4/2013 6:03:00 AM)

    Doug's poems are puzzling, challenging and fascinating - in short - well worth reading!

    2 person liked.
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  • Nadeen Khalifa Nadeen Khalifa (5/16/2012 5:39:00 PM)

    Good poems!
    Attractive!
    Hard a little took time to understand!

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 (1)

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

and quaint folk
ballads of love?


have poets often

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