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Shakespeare's Caesar

In days of old we had our David
Who wrote in psalm his time at war
He found a way to voice his heart
And verse away the blood and gore.

Since that time our poets changed,
And chose to take a simpler guise
The bard told stories in the tavern
And flowered war in people’s eyes.

The soldier distanced from the verse,
His heart at war and mind asleep
Prose was left to rot away,
No rhyme could voice a pain this deep.

So here I step on musty ground,
And forge anew this broken blade
Melding Shakespeare to his Caesar
And blend the road the two have laid.

What to call this new conundrum,
This voice I cry above the grind
A missing link, this deadly duo
A soldier’s heart and a poet’s mind.

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A nice sequence of tale in this with a strong sentiment. It has a hint a lore that makes it alluring to me. Thank You

Tommi Cordial

Dawn breaks over marble head...

Loved this write.." Welcome to Neopoet " I hope your stay with us will be a great experience and as this is mainly a site for learning I look forward to seeing you in some of the workshops that are ongoing don't be afraid to ask to join latish we are a happy band most times, Yours Ian.T (Yenti)

There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

I find nothing amiss with this poem
So I will say I was glued to every line
a most enjoyable read indeed

Let your mercy spill on all these burning hearts in hell(Leonard Cohen)

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