gershon hepner

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Better Than A Grecian Urn - Poem by gershon hepner

Exiles, losers and betrayers,
disgraced, defrocked and even jailed,
these are the people who are players
who try to come back once they’ve failed.
Adversity for those who travel
down paths where signs say “no return, ”
may for those men whose lives unravel
teach better than a Grecian urn
that though truth is not beauty always,
it may lead us through darkened woods
when midlife ends, and into hallways
where we can trade past wrongs for goods.


Comments about Better Than A Grecian Urn by gershon hepner

  • Joe Breunig (5/11/2006 5:30:00 PM)

    Another magnificient write: also appreciate the footnotes you append, so that we can enjoy meaning to a deeper level. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/3/2006 7:05:00 PM)

    Well there is hope for you yet then Gershon? lol I like this very much, especially the reference to keats urn. Or did he pinch it from the greeks? 10 from erned her keep by now surely? Don't answer that! Tai (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 21, 2010

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