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When It Comes To Poetry

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When it comes to poetry
I feel like David
Before he went out to meet Goliath
Saul offered him his armour
His sword, his breast plate
His helmet, his shield
But in the end he refused
Saying he had not proved it
For he was but a shepherd
Not trained in the use
Of weapons of war
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: commentary
Chinedu Dike 02 June 2019
A witty and insightful analogy. A work of an intricate mind. Thanks for sharing, Raymond.
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Sandra Feldman 10 March 2019
Rotten, lying, infamous politician should read this poem and learn how to behave in life. But! Unfortunately, poets don't run things, crooks do! Wonderful, universal poem, that All should read and learn something good, for a change in the lost society of today.
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Sochukwu Ivye 29 October 2017
Humble words of a noble heart. I love these figures - allusion and simile inter alia - in play. An accomplished literary effort, dear poet.
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Tapan M. Saren 24 April 2017
Wow! Lovely poem......!
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Sofia Kioroglou 22 February 2017
Lovely write! The kind of poetry that hits the reader hard. Join me on wordpress if you could. It would be an honor to have such an audience! Greetings from Athens, Greece?
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Hazel Durham 15 September 2016
You write in such a way that you make a connection with the reader straight away, beautifully written!
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But I am just A simple man Trying to propel his point By straight forward means Along a straight course Hoping to find the mark. Excellent poem. Beautifully penned. Thanks for sharing.
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Sofia Kioroglou 30 April 2016
Superb! Excellent penning!
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Mike Smith 22 February 2016
Well deserving of the honor. Congratulations Raymond. A very nice poem
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Raymond Farrell 22 February 2016
Thank you, Mike
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Kelly Kurt 22 February 2016
I first saw this poem a month after joining this site. I was impressed then and am now glad to see it featured.
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Raymond Farrell 22 February 2016
Kelly you have really gone out of your way to encourage me, and plenty of others on PH, and I and I am sure others as well really appreciate what you have and are doing.
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