Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Dream Of Good Comments

Rating: 2.7
To do some little good before I die;
To wake some echoes to a loftier theme;
To spend my life's last store of industry


Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Bernard Snyder 26 March 2019
So sweet. Great poem. I was touched by the warmth of this phenominal write.
1 0 Reply
Indira Renganathan 27 January 2017
Each line is admirable and appreciable..To take my place in the world's brotherhood..excellent work
0 0 Reply
Bernard F. Asuncion 27 January 2017
Such a wonderful poem........ Thanks for sharing....
0 1 Reply
Hebert Logerie Sr. 27 January 2017
And conquer rage by giving love for hate. I have some issues with that verse, maybe I don not thoroughly comprehend it. It takes a lot to conquer rage, I would, however, abandon hate for love. Hate is a detrimental instrument.
1 1 Reply
Mountain Man 27 January 2017
A great poem here. Reading more of his work....
0 0 Reply
Edward Kofi Louis 27 January 2017
Suffer! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
0 1 Reply
Lantz Pierre 27 January 2017
I am reminded of an old common wisdom, if you aren’t a liberal when you’re young, you have no heart, but if you aren’t a middle-aged conservative, you have no head. This poem seems penned by a middle-aged conservative. The disparagement of youth in the fourth line coupled with the implied gathering of time and age that certain of the other phrases in the poem suggest make me think that the author had advanced in years when he wrote this. His sentiments are, for the most part, admirable. But they are not exactly generous. I think the tone is more the reckonings of an old man who sees the horizon approaching ahead than it is of one who feels the energy and hope of the generations following him who ultimately are the future. Not a bad poem by any means, just more judgemental than hopeful the way it reads to me.
3 1 Reply
Ratnakar Mandlik 27 January 2017
Conquer rage by giving love for hate. Indeed, noble thoughts. Thanks for sharing it here.
1 0 Reply
Richard Wlodarski 27 January 2017
An inspiring piece of writing that makes us contemplate our lives.
1 1 Reply
Bright Nkyi 27 January 2017
a master piece and well crafted
1 1 Reply
Tom Allport 27 January 2017
a nice poem about the thoughts of doing some good in the world before it is to late?
1 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

4/13/2021 7:57:02 AM #