Brian Strand

Freshman - 740 Points (England)

My Plea A Tennyson Phrasis - Poem by Brian Strand

By this still hearth I will drink
life to the lees. Much I have
known and seen.. myself not least.
I am part of all that I have met,
yet how dull it is to pause to make
an end without this plea to thee.
From the eternal silence, something more..
a bringer of new things beyond the
utmost bound of human thought.
Come my friends, strive and find, 'tis not
too late a seek a newer world.

Inspired by some words in Ulyses by Tennyson

Topic(s) of this poem: christian

Form: Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A Phrasis is a structured prose verse* collaboration where the poet uses selected prose phrases of another writer’s (out of copyright) prose to compile unique poetry therefrom as a tribute thereto, the word phrasis is Greek for phrase.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 12, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 12, 2015

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