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Only A Fool

Poem by Daegal

Only a fool believes his kingdom would last a thousand years,
But in truth should it surely fall and drown in regret’s tears.

Only a fool would smile happily in the face of all his foes,
Yet he bleeds upon the thorns of a wilted, blighted rose.

Only a fool could write his feelings in the stone of empires great,
When all it takes is misplaced love to tear down his estate.

Only a fool can kill an honest man and look him in the eyes,
For he knows that someday, somewhere, they’ll meet again in skies.


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  • Francesca Johnson (8/29/2006 6:03:00 AM)

    Reminds me of a saying I heard once - 'A fool thinks himself a wise man, a wise man KNOWS himself to be a fool.' As for your poem, Daegal, I did enjoy it.

    Love, Fran xx(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 28, 2010