Phillip Ellis

Phillip Ellis
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  • Ashley Seymour (10/25/2008 7:09:00 PM)

    Very Nice Work! Keep writing.

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Best Poem of Phillip Ellis

Bell-Birds

Memories I have, bell-birds
ringing in the heat of the day
and a secluded spot, words
unable to drive away

the sound of bell-birds ringing
and overpowering speech.
I dream I hear them singing
but dreams still stay out of reach.

Glorious years and years cold
have intervened, and yet still
although I’m left, feeling old,
and though I’m left, feeling ill,

the dream remains and is wine
to keep inside me. At night,
I remember, dream I’m fine
and young, the bell-birds, the light.

Returning, and thirty years, ...

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