Paul Amrod

Gold Star - 16,843 Points (May 17th,1951 / Chateaugay, New York)

It's The Poetry Of Life - Poem by Paul Amrod

It’s the poetry of life painting like the frost
on the tip of autumn’s breeze.
It’s the poetry of life found and never lost
Feeling comfortably at ease
Like a lazy summer’s day
Like two children lost in play
Like the story never told
from the yarn of times of old.
It’s the poetry of life bringing everything in view
Changing older thoughts to new
Warming winter’s bitter cold
As a storm comes raging through
to cleanse the atmospheric blues.
Improvising an esoteric line
to unleash the mysterious and sublime.
To guide our pathways as we cross
the miraculous haunting hues.
Sweet Apollo sends his muse
flowing with an inspiration
that springs me at of bed
and I stand awake in wonder.
It’s the poetry of life with an invitation
of what could lie ahead
as we never go asunder.
It’s the poetry of life
Singing like a choir on Christmas day
It’s the poetry of life burning like a fire
as mild as Mother Earth’s red clay.
Like finding the lost chord
to harmonize our love’s desire
and to accentuate our interplay.
As spontaneous as a new rebirth
we sense the reaction prior
to our fantasies of yesterday.
Amidst the middle of the strife
comes a spoon without the knife.
With the riddle of the pipe
is a dream that’s nearly ripe.
Bringing mysteries to light
as the fiddler grabs his rosin
heating up our night.
It’s the loss of misery
though a trick of witchery
that leaves us ignoring caution.
Then the breakers rush to shore
The ebbing tide is now in sight
Enunciating our liberty
is the fairy we adore.
Beckoning the holy hosts
we certainly will implore
the coincidental synchronicity
of this poetry of life.
With a magical stroke of sensitivity
our inner optimism will ignite.
The quest of serendipity
will lead us to the coast
where the lonelier have settled
to keep their hopes alive.
They received a spirit’s vessel
which was tumbled and tossed afloat.
As the spring begins to blossom
we wipe the water from our eyes.
The awakening of the fertile flowers
asserts our dreamful hours.
As a peacock spreads its wings to revive
the coloristic panorama, quite awesome
as the prism’s spectrum will imminently surprise.
Like a pageant on display
depicting a series of streaming rays
illuminating a crystal boat
which embarks through a morning’s haze.
It’s the poetry of life that recites such golden verses
giving us faith and hope with directions
pointing in every which way among us
to see what perfection suddenly comes to surface.
It’s the poetry of life painting like the frost
on the tip of autumn’s breeze.
It’s the poetry of life found and never lost
amongst the people with a mission of eternal peace.

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophical

Form: Epic


Comments about It's The Poetry Of Life by Paul Amrod

  • Don Kubicki (7/9/2019 2:59:00 PM)

    After reading this I thought you might find " Wond, the Unknown Spirit of Wonder" is an interesting side dish. (Report)Reply

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  • Don Kubicki (7/9/2019 2:56:00 PM)

    Amazing thoughtfulness is combined with long labor to produce a poem with the cyclical sound of life. (Report)Reply

    Paul Amrod(7/9/2019 5:02:00 PM)

    Thank you so dearly Don. The first lines are over 30 years ago and I completed these thoughts in 2015.

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  • Sheikh Shadi Marjan (7/3/2018 1:42:00 AM)

    Such a good poem.....10+

    You may like to read my poems and express your views too....
    - Marjan
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  • Jez Brul (2/10/2018 8:25:00 PM)

    Such a wonderful write...I enjoy every line...rich in imagery...thank you for sharing...10+++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • (12/7/2017 2:48:00 AM)

    Poetry written in long or short stanzas always amaze me... especially when it expresses sentimental values about one's existence! Well-penned. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/4/2017 2:01:00 AM)

    A kaleidoscopic poem of the power and beauty of poetry that reflects the power and beauty of our world. Poetry allows us to truly experience and feel. A beautiful poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Meggie Gultiano (3/4/2017 11:00:00 PM)

    love every line here.Amazing piece.Love it so much.Take care and God bless you (Report)Reply

    Paul Amrod(3/12/2017 1:23:00 PM)

    Thank you so dearly Meggie!

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  • Poet Poet (8/5/2016 8:37:00 AM)

    very nice ur a good poet and musician
    do read some of mine
    poetry on
    moms love
    is divine
    my best all say
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  • Julie Smith (8/3/2016 7:48:00 AM)

    Wow such beautiful words, it's surely a masterpiece :) (Report)Reply

    Paul Amrod(8/3/2016 3:33:00 PM)

    Thank you Julie, I have been writing poetry since my hippy days in New York. Enjoy my other poems if you's like! Warmest regards, Paul

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  • Daniel Brick (6/28/2016 10:45:00 AM)

    I agree with what my friend Liza Sud in St. Petersburg Russia wrote below; AS I READ - I FELT I FLY - YOUR HEART IS HIGH AND LIGHT. Exactly this poem releases the heart into flying, and induces an ecstatic mood which we can sustain with the resources of poetry, all detailed in the poem. Your title also provided the repeated focus on poetry and its value in inspiring us. There are other views of poetry because there are other kinds of poetry, but what you call POETRY OF LIFE strikes me as the one we sorely need at this moment. So many poeple live without vision or hope and do not even realize these are necessary inner resources, the absence of which leads to the situation detailed in other poems like INCESSANT DECPTION. i FEEL INFUSED BY THE VISIONARY SWEEP OF THIS POEM. YOUR POEM ENDS WITH A LONG CODA THAT PRESENTS IMAGES OF BLESSEDNESS, ALMOST A PARADISAL WORLD. It's a goal worthy of sacrifice because the joy it will engender would be so welcome - a fulfuillment of our human capacity for J-O-Y. (Report)Reply

    Paul Amrod(6/28/2016 1:07:00 PM)

    Yes Daniel You have added a wonderful point to my attempt to gesture into the missing virtues which we sorely need. The capacity within to glance freely into your own soul to muster the strength and inspiration to be a positive force for the betterment of all. Warmest greetings, Paul

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  • Yasmin Khan (4/15/2016 8:40:00 AM)

    Beautiful and flowing like a stream.....poetry is everywhere, only a heart to feel it is needed (Report)Reply

    Paul Amrod(4/15/2016 12:26:00 PM)

    Therefore I write poetry. To touch the hearts of my readers. Thanks Yasmeen

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  • Henry Rushema (3/24/2016 4:24:00 PM)

    It’s the poetry of life that recites such golden verses
    giving us faith and hope with directions
    pointing in every which way among us
    to see what perfection suddenly comes to surface.
    i like the poem it encourages us to write more poems
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    Paul Amrod(3/24/2016 4:27:00 PM)

    Hi Henry I thank you dearly. I am so happy to inspire other poets. This make my heart sing. Greetings, Paul

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  • Emmet Morgan (12/7/2015 7:24:00 AM)

    I liked the dreamy air carried throughout, enjoyed this, thank you (Report)Reply

    Paul Amrod(12/7/2015 7:47:00 AM)

    Hi Emmet, Thank you for your charming compliment, Greetings, Paul

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/16/2015 5:29:00 AM)

    Painting like the frost. Nice piece. (Report)Reply

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  • Liza Sudina (10/13/2015 11:16:00 AM)

    while I read - I felt I fly!
    your heart is so high and light!
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  • Paul Amrod (10/1/2015 10:06:00 AM)

    Hi Yasmeen I thank you so much for your compliment. BTW I am a brother from Lebanon that grew up in the states. Salaam, Boulos (Report)Reply

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  • Yasmin Khan (10/1/2015 9:53:00 AM)

    It; s a beautiful poem full of optimism, a lovely wite (Report)Reply

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  • Paul Amrod (9/29/2015 7:16:00 AM)

    Thank you so kindly for your compliment. my pleasure, (Report)Reply

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  • Ovi Odiete (9/29/2015 6:50:00 AM)

    it is the poetry of life...
    life itself is poetry in action...
    beautiful poem...
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  • Sranisha Francis (9/18/2015 5:20:00 PM)

    As a peacock spreads its wings to revive.....................we should spread our joy. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 25, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 9, 2015


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