Roy Ballard

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1.
My Lady Butterfly
Are you a dark moth from a silk cocoon,
the flower wanderer of the midnight sky
who drinks from honeydew beneath the moon?
Not so, you are my Lady Butterfly.
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2.
The Art Of Poetry
‘Of writing well, be sure, the secret lies
in wisdom, therefore study to be wise'[1]
but what is wisdom how can it be got?
It is not learning; cleverness it's not;
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3.
Mother
The rose that scents the summer day
and flaunts her colour to the bees
knows nothing and has naught to say;
her only talent is to please.
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4.
Newlyn Moor
The bracken and the mountain ash
cleave to an open shaft;
a dropped stone makes a distant splash
as if a miner laughed
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5.
Plato And Aristotle.
‘I was told by Socrates'
said Plato once to Aristotle
‘Something called the axolotl
dwells beyond uncharted seas'
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Stella Starwatcher 17 January 2016
Interesting portfolio
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Margaret O Driscoll 03 January 2016
I'm hooked on this refreshing style of poetry, it flows so naturally, effortlessly! !
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