Jimi Doyle

Rookie - 104 Points (Chicago)

A Frank Discussion - Poem by Jimi Doyle

Here is the serenity:
it fell out as we entered the cab

Here is the loyalty:
Tammy Wynette singing that song again

Here is the courage:
blinded staggered down

Here is the sacrifice:
rusted in cans

Here is the wisdom:
bursting forth with steady double hunger

Here is the faith:
pleading with the executioner
afraid at last

Here is the joy:
siezed in crumbled robbery

Here is the promise:
sea pines and the scent of the sea
the rain bird starts a song

Here is the love:
reduced to stymied poetry

Comments about A Frank Discussion by Jimi Doyle

  • Hazel Durham (3/15/2014 4:47:00 AM)

    Original with great lines, I really liked this lovely write! (Report) Reply

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  • Pilar Mogollon (7/14/2008 12:51:00 PM)

    ah sweet, i like the visual. (Report) Reply

  • (5/12/2007 6:02:00 AM)

    Beautiful! The style of expression sounds original to me. (Report) Reply

  • (12/2/2006 12:07:00 PM)

    another nice one...........

    Smiles :)
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  • (4/6/2005 8:52:00 PM)

    Very nice indeed. Lovely, striking ending. Consider cutting it, though. You'd get the same effect in half the verses. (Report) Reply

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Read poems about / on: courage, poetry, song, faith, sea, rain, joy, love

Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 13, 2004

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