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Poetry - we don’t sing anymore


Here! Comfort and solace we seek. Where we love and beloved.
Once a promise I smell; of together hearkening to sounds of poetry;
Of to the beat of alliterations together dancing;
Of together in fields of metaphor, cuddling and be cheery;
Of through the bars of many a rhyme kissing.

Of a romance ever growing between us – you and I – feeding on abstractions.
Words don’t mean what they seem and substance of verses reaches beyond yonder.
When ocean isn’t deep, deeper we went; almost into bliss and we did dance.
Pity! Our true love, how its symbols we do not have anymore I wonder.
Words mean what they seem and before yonder are our verses’ substance.

Dance I can’t no more when there is no beat! But you dance still,
Nor kiss you if there are no bars! But kiss oh kiss you will.
How I yearn you must know, for a return to the true ways,
Ever so close to the fields of metaphors – our true place.


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Jeff Febi

Michael bro, thanks for understanding my disappointment.

I wrote this piece for Poetry PNG - FB page.

Leonard - aaah that long distance romance - makes you want to make the walk even in the oddest of days or nights.

Cheers guys!

Leonard Roka

I am getting a cool breeze from around my girl in the so distant Taro town in Choisel Province from this beautiful song, Jeff.

Nice piece.

Michael Dom

A very soulful write Jeffrey. I like. 'Beat of alliterations and 'fields of metaphor' - very unique descriptions, and very strong.

I feel your disappointment and I share your wish to 'dance' again to those beats, in those familiar yet mysterious fields.


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