Frederick Kesner

Rookie - 252 Points (28 August / St. Thomas University Hospital)

Daily Libations - Poem by Frederick Kesner

Raise again this chalice,
fearsome and seductive;
that brims with venom
and sparkles with promise

that in the twilight beckons...

Raise this goblet
to once satin lips
now runnelled with
bypassed dreams,

you hope but hope in vain...

Gulp down your fill,
wait for forgetfulness still;
let the dregs of this cup
caress your wearied mind,

'til dawn tops it up again.

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Comments about Daily Libations by Frederick Kesner

  • Scotty Dogg (1/15/2012 8:19:00 PM)


    Really good poem. Haven't come across you yet. Gonna read more. S. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 9, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 9, 2011


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