Reason A. Poteet

Nothing New Under The Sun - Poem by Reason A. Poteet

verse, dimeter

Subtitle: The Year 1447

Babies are born
fathers die.
Men maneuver
cousins rule.

Consorts juggle
Wars are lost.
Rights are restored
Life goes on.

Fourteen hundred
Under the sun
nothing new.

Unless you
count Dracula.
also known as
the Impaler.

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Author's Notes: Once upon a time, the year 1447 was the height of modernity. It was a time of art, science, music and technology. Vlad Dracul died in December 1447, some credit his son, Vlad, the Impaler, as the forerunner of Count Dracula.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, November 5, 2012

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