Ken Bennight

A Poets Words...

I know not of a poet mute,
unless he's without hands.
And a poet without dreams,
is just another man.
Just how much they shape the world,
we may never understand.
What poets give to us in words,
are as diamonds in the hands.
Not words that are of pettiness,
but deep on which to stare.
Words that often make us think,
of better ways to care.
Words we read and fell a need,
to find a way to share.
A view of life that we need heard,
how we need a poets words...

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Poem Edited: Thursday, September 4, 2008

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  • Ahmad ShiddiqiAhmad Shiddiqi (7/22/2009 10:49:00 PM)

    what a simple and gorgeous words! ! !

    Dear, Saint.
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    Open www.lulu.com, and on the top Search: Ahmad Shiddiqi, then click GO. On page 1 and page 2. Thank you very much. Have nice days. Take care.
    Best regards,

    Ahmad Shiddiqi

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  • Kathryn Byrne (11/25/2008 4:24:00 PM)

    I found this on the internet for poets words and so 'i had to track it down. Reading the whole thing was the best thing I ever did

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  • *Trusting You* (10/18/2008 1:22:00 PM)

    your work is so true and amazing I love the lines
    and a poet without dreams,
    is just anoter man
    after that I was hooked *10*

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  • Joe BreunigJoe Breunig (10/11/2008 3:01:00 PM)

    An enjoyable piece; I really identified with the lines:

    And a poet without dreams,
    is just another man.

    Hold onto your dreams and keeping writing. -Joe

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  • Fay SlimmFay Slimm (8/29/2008 1:24:00 PM)

    This encaspulates the deeper reasons for the existence of poetry.

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  • Anjali Sinha (8/28/2008 7:53:00 AM)

    'What poets give to us in words,
    are as diamonds in the hands.'

    I like this the best

    I fully agree with Ency. Great write --keep sharing +10
    regards anjali

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  • Ency BearisEncy Bearis (8/27/2008 4:57:00 PM)

    words from a true poet..greatly written...

    Ency Bearis

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