Harold Putnam

(Vero Beach, Florida)

Rhythm Of Life - Poem by Harold Putnam

Rhythm is the source of life
Basic to the throbbing flow
The tides respond on careful schedule
Our bodies flex as passions grow

Long ago I heard the pounding
Of rhythmic beaters on pure gold,
Turning out the wispy beauty
That gilded domes of history old.

All life responds to programmed rhythms,
The heart pumps out a steady beat,
The sun bursts forth on silent signal
And nature blooms with warming heat.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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