Robert Murray Smith

Gold Star - 164,898 Points [Poet] (17.03.1943 / Wellington)

Robert Murray Smith
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My poems cover the mind, nature, and making poems. more »

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  • ''A thought is thought alone
    saved by others' thoughts.''
    From The Mind Poem.
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  • Electric Lady Electric Lady (6/14/2017 12:48:00 PM)

    I enjoy your poetry. Thanks for the inspiration! !

  • Leonila B Leonila B (6/12/2017 12:56:00 AM)

    An amazing and gifted poet who writes the most beautiful poetic words.

  • Alyssa Artslover (6/9/2017 2:42:00 AM)

    His poetry is always full of meaning and they're very thoughtful and emotional.I loved Hauntingly Beautiful Word!

    Keep writing Robert Murray Smith!

    10+++++

  • Karin Martin (6/8/2017 8:15:00 PM)

    Loved reading a Hauntingly Beautiful Word... Growing and changing and everlasting

  • Pamela Sinicrope Pamela Sinicrope (6/6/2017 8:25:00 AM)

    Robert is a dedicated poet who takes care and time to comment on the work of other poets on this site and provide constructive and encouraging feedback. He is appreciated and collegial. Check out his work! :)

  • Kirk David (6/1/2017 11:13:00 PM)

    Robert is one of the most versatile poets. All is poems say somthing important.

  • Sandra Feldman (3/9/2017 11:39:00 PM)

    I would call him, Mr. Poetry.
    His production immense,
    Of poetic good sense
    Will amaze generations
    Being this poet,
    A great pride for his nation.

  • Abdulla Al-hemaidy Abdulla Al-hemaidy (3/9/2017 3:44:00 AM)

    Agreed with you Mr. Muzahidul Reza. Have a good day :) Best regards & repect.

  • Bri Edwards Bri Edwards (3/1/2017 3:55:00 PM)

    R. M. Smith

    The proper Aussie poet, Mr. Robert Murray Smith,
    uses few words in messages; he goes to the pith***,
    unlike this Yank poet, known here as Edwards, Bri.
    Why is there such a difference? Hell if i know why!


    ***Pith (see definition: noun, # 2, below)

    pith
    piTH/
    noun

    1.
    soft or spongy tissue in plants or animals, in particular.
    spongy white tissue lining the rind of an orange, lemon, and other citrus fruits.
    noun: pith
    Botany
    the spongy cellular tissue in the stems and branches of many higher plants.
    archaic
    spinal marrow.
    2.
    the essence of something.
    a book that he considered contained the pith of all his work
    synonyms: essence, main point, fundamentals, heart, substance, nub, core, quintessence, crux, gist, meat, kernel, marrow, burden; informalnitty-gritty
    the pith of the argument
    3.
    forceful and concise expression.
    he writes with a combination of pith and exactitude
    synonyms: succinctness, conciseness, concision, pithiness, brevity; More
    cogency, weight, depth, force
    he writes with pith and exactitude

    verb
    verb: pith; 3rd person present: piths; past tense: pithed; past participle: pithed; gerund or present participle: pithing

    1.
    remove the pith from.
    2.
    rare
    pierce or sever the spinal cord of (an animal) so as to kill or immobilize it.

  • Bill Cantrell (2/3/2017 6:23:00 PM)

    Robert is to me, a genuine poet, he is out there slam dunking poem after poem, and the zeal he has is to be admired for he has so many different pens, each with a voice of its own.

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Best Poem of Robert Murray Smith

A Hauntingly Beautiful Word

Love is a hauntingly beautiful word.
Its essence flows over all endearing.

Enfolding, and caressing it glows bright.
Love is a word of joy for all to hear.

Its meaning is clear, and received dear.
Love means what it says, and in mind it stays.

Love is never lost but lives eternally.
Being in love is a sight to behold by all.

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