Godfrey Morris

Gold Star - 6,443 Points (August 1,1982 / Kingston, Jamaica)

London 2012 - Poem by Godfrey Morris

London 2012
by godfrey morris

Alignment of stars shoots high
Parading four years' worth
Of bestowed heavenly gifts
East follows West
North greets his South
At the compass of time
Where the Big Ben chimes
Every nation, each tongue
There they fold!
Promise fulfilling golden goal

A flag to wave
A crowd to cheer
A will to give
A song to sing

Once again they have gathered
To dazzle us eyes
With wondrous strides
As Zeus lightning bolt - runs by
To hold a throne

To take the world
To be atoned
To claim a victory
To walk with history

Copyright © 2012

Comments about London 2012 by Godfrey Morris

  • (6/21/2012 2:55:00 AM)

    You should be a playwright if you enjoy Shakespeare so much! Go and give it a try!

    Like the poem btw!
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  • (6/10/2012 10:27:00 AM)

    Captures the spirit of the olympics (Report) Reply

  • Sharad Juneja (5/31/2012 7:21:00 AM)

    A perefect 10 for a perfect poem (Report) Reply

  • Vincent Kuo (5/24/2012 4:06:00 PM)

    Excellent poem! I love the fact there is a well balanced connection between the physical London 2012 and the hopes and aspirations which it represents. (Report) Reply

  • (5/18/2012 1:26:00 PM)

    The last line realllly sets the poem for me. cause we all, though not all compete, walk in history (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, May 18, 2012

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