Tyler Mason


Look Not Away, But Near - Poem by Tyler Mason

A scowling wind in the dimlit sky
A swarm of eyes and an evil sneer
A poor man hung and left to die

The reason is clear but who knows why?
His face is pale but wears no fear
A scowling wind in the dimlit sky

He doesn't speak, no use to try
Why whisper in the devil's ear?
A poor man hung and left to die

A rag-winged man ought not be alive
A penniless man worth not a tear
A scowling wind in the dimlit sky

He counts his worth with a feeble sigh
And wonders why he's even here
Poor man hung and left to die

His good heart hangs in heaven high
Away from every soul too mere
The reason is clear but who knows why?
Look not away, but Near.


Comments about Look Not Away, But Near by Tyler Mason

  • (9/29/2005 11:41:00 PM)


    Nice Villanelle, Tyler. Well written. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/29/2005 10:41:00 PM)


    NICE POEM, .................... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 29, 2005



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