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This Insubstantial Pageant

Rating: 5.0

Upon our stage we romp and rage
in Goldilocks's golden cage
amongst colossal cosmic crowd
with spark of liveliness endowed
of pomp and circumstantial fate,
whose worth we underestimate,

in constant discontentment caught
‘and sicklied o'er in cast of thought
so enterprises turn awry',

with not an inkling as to why.
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This Insubstantial Pageant
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Some sources of inspiration were the following… William Shakespeare (1564-1616) ~ From ‘The Tempest', Act 4 Scene 1… William Shakespeare's play ‘Hamlet', Act 3, Scene 1… Image ~ Starry, Starry Night ~ NASA… Image explanation ~ The Hubble Space Telescope captured a crowd of stars known as Messier 107, which is one of more than 150 globular star clusters found around the disc of the Milky Way galaxy. Messier 107 can be found in the constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Bearer) and is located about 20,000 light-years from our solar system. Image Credit: ESA/NASA
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MAHTAB BANGALEE 13 September 2021

great write; I appreciated this

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Sylvia Frances Chan 12 September 2021

A beautiful poem inspired by various sources and as a result, the loveliest poem has arisen, good end rhymes, very enjoyable read,5 stars full

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Robert Murray Smith 12 September 2021

Absolutely brilliant.

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