Patricia Gale


A Lonely Man - Poem by Patricia Gale

Fly away oh bird of love
Carry your feathered gift unto another
For my time is short
Gold has more meaning than thou
I have no time for such matters of the heart
Perplexed and not granting the price I need
My call is heard daily
And I heed for its ransom is high
It supplies me with a bed for one
Dinner by candlelight for only one
So what need do I have
For the grave holds only one


Comments about A Lonely Man by Patricia Gale

  • (3/8/2008 10:35:00 AM)


    Fools have their values all wrong Dollars dont make good companions (Report) Reply

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  • (1/30/2008 5:22:00 AM)


    Another one of your beautiful and easy to read poems Patricia you do have a way with words about you (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2007 11:42:00 AM)


    a beautiful well penned poem Patricia. i love that first line, you know how to crab someone's attention to get them started. (Report) Reply

  • (8/1/2007 10:38:00 AM)


    This is staggeringly fine poetry, the way that the mood shifts and then moves us is awesome
    Quality poetry by a fine lady of words
    Take care darling
    Love duncan X
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  • (7/26/2007 5:48:00 AM)


    This one is something that connotes man's polygamous tendencies.... it maybe true for those who can't control to share love to more than one. It may hurt some but shared special moments to many, love is pain sometimes. Very good poetry Patricia. Keep it up. Another 10. (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2007 5:28:00 PM)


    Hey Particia... you just keep getting better and better.... yikes! (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2007 6:52:00 AM)


    Ahhh Patricia. Such artistry here. I confess i scanned the names of poets on the new postings and when i saw yours i knew the name would lead me to something i could read that would not disappoint and i was right. ~Beau (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2011


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