Frederick Kesner

Bronze Star - 2,121 Points [arqios] (28 August / St. Thomas University Hospital)

Frederick Kesner
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Reading and writing, pen and paper,
they have given the younger Frederick
a passion from his primary school years:
as soon as the alphabet was learnt;
the very moment he could wield a pen,
there began a continuing journey
wherein the destination is not placed
more highly than the moments spent,
the sojourns explored, in writing.

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  • '''Whence a poem dies is conceived a phoenix.'''
    Frederick Kesner
  • ''At the uttermost reaches of what's known is a glimpse of what's beyond.''
    Frederick Kesner
  • ''Somewhere beyond suburbia is our forgotten self.''
    Frederick Kesner
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  • Dominic Hunt (8/8/2012 2:19:00 AM)

    Really liked mother mother
    Deeply sad and moving

  • LOVEFOOL Aka (3/28/2009 9:12:00 AM)

    One of the the most talented and original poets I have ever encountered.Check out his work on youtube and be very very impressed

  • Lare Austin (1/27/2005 8:09:00 PM)

    Hi Fred...your poem 'Snow Song' is such a precious capture...of thought...of mood...of feeling. In other words...this is good stuff...

    Lare Austin

  • Lare Austin (12/29/2004 11:48:00 PM)

    Hi Frederick...Your poem 'Third' is so very well written. I very much enjoyed it. Thank you. I would hope you might have a book of poetry in print...

    Lare Joseph Austin

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Best Poem of Frederick Kesner

Shot At Dawn

This poem does not condone desertion
nor is it a proponent of summary execution
or the use of capital punishment as a deterrent.

The citizen army of August 1914
saw in its time 8Million signed up
resulting in 750,000 dead
of this 300/3000 executed.

This is the tale of just one life.

Shot at Dawn

At nineteen you were still a child
hopping off to an aggrandised war
filled with romantic and exuberant air

At nineteen you travelled over the channel
to Mons, by the Belgian border marching
there receiving ...

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