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Dorian Gray

Rating: 4.5

He had everything immortalized in a portrait;
angelic face, and golden hair, deep eyes
a gorgeous smile, but a heart that cries-
all he could trade for a moment of rapture.

This young man craved for everlasting beauty
so time not to mark his flawless skin,
while contemplating cruel vice and sin-
but all his nights became sleepless and empty.

When life was burning on the ascension pyre
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Della Perry 23 September 2015

I like this poem, I am a fan of the story Dorian Gray, super poem.

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Chinedu Dike 29 October 2015

Beautiful piece of poetry, well articulated and insightfully penned in poetic diction with conviction. A good depiction of unchanging nature of change. Thanks for sharing Agatha. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON.

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Kelly Kurt 27 May 2016

A timeless human artifact. Congrats on poem of the day

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Pamela Sinicrope 27 May 2016

I enjoyed this poem. Well done and nice flow of words and perspective on the story. I especially liked the second to last stanza. Congratulations!

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Clarence Prince 27 May 2016

A nice piece of work, Agatha! Well done! ! !

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Queeny Gona 26 December 2016

Dear Agatha, I am astound at your epertise in writing this philosophical theme. Congratulations for having poem selected as poem poem of the Day in Poem Hunter.

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Akhtar Jawad 27 May 2016

Yet, in life everything comes up with a price; and downfalls succed the glorious rise, of all young men unaware of their demise- At the table of destiny, they roll another dice. A wonderful poem, well penned and nicely presented.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 27 May 2016

Heartiest Congratulations for versifying the story of Dorian Gray in a superb manner as also on it's selection as the member Poem of the Day.

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Rajnish Manga 27 May 2016

The poem presents a very sound commentary and a philosophy of life. Loved reading it. Thanks. Yet, in life everything comes up with a price; and downfalls succed the glorious rise,

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James Mclain 27 May 2016

To gain experience in love they give their lives to know.. iip

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