Damn Those Poet Gods
 
 
Sleepless nights and distant days
Through thorns and sordid blinding haze
Pushed through comfort and rest about
Steady hands molding faith in doubt
  Stopping when hell is a sacred place
  And earth is a lofted planet keeping pace
 
Those damn poet Gods and their pushy ways
I’m a rag doll loosing my way thru the maze
My own thoughts are sufficient words unheard
A ragged warbling from a song-less song-bird
My pride is an anchor wrapped around my feet
A sweetness dipped in a sauce made bittersweet
 
How beautiful those commanding poet Gods
I hear their words, their palpitating vocal throbs
The overbearing ways they enter my mind
Their passionate journey to find what they find
Their dashing to my heart like a shooting star
I stand amazed in awe for what they are
Those damn poet God’s, please come again
I beseech thee to blow your breath on me. Amen

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Robert L. Martin
over 2 years

Thank you so much Catherine. I sure love your poetry. It is very deep and beautiful.

C.R.Stanger
over 2 years

omg...instant favorite ..not much else to say ..i think i read one of yours and vics when i first got on here...and was like yup...these are poets..not surprised the first one i read when i got back of yours i favorited..not only is it obviously well written...not surprised at all...but the idea...HA...just brilliant...love the poetic and intimate words along side the slang damn...my favorite idea...raw with soft...love this

Sandi Simms
about 3 years

This is a gorgeous piece of writing.

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

Thank you, Kimiko

Kimiko Watson
over 3 years

This is a beautiful piece

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

Thank you, Kay. I love yours, too.

Kay
over 3 years

Wow I really love this one! Well done.

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

Thank you very much

Swallow Song
over 3 years

Oh my God! this is one of my most Favorite poems I have ever read! It flows so well, and the meaning to relatable to all of us poets! Love it, Wonderful work!

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

I'm waiting impatiently for them to come back. They've been away for a few days.

Mr Moonlight
over 3 years

you just inspired me...https://www.poeticous.com/mr-moonlight/those-thunderous-gods

Mr Moonlight
over 3 years

I've missed them recently, but it seems they're back, I'm trying to enjoy them more this time around!

Robert L. Martin
almost 4 years

I love them and I hate them.

'Tomi Ajayi
almost 4 years

The struggle of all true poets! damn the gods!

Robert L. Martin
almost 4 years

I love those damn poet, even though they keep awake at night.

Asi Sansell
almost 4 years

My favorite, and yes i suffer in th hands of those damn gods too. I know their games.

Robert L. Martin
about 4 years

Thank you very much, Malak

Malak Alrashed
about 4 years

I cannot describe enough how much I loved this poem. Very very well written.

Robert L. Martin
about 4 years

Thank you, Jenifer. You are so kind.

J Ann Crowder
about 4 years

I'm going to keep reading yours, they are really very good. You remind me of some of the great 19th century poets.

steven
about 4 years

poet gods never cease to surprise you

Joe Marflak
about 4 years

My instant favorite for the moment... Wow!

Parker Jennings
about 4 years

Indeed those poet gods tend to come at the worst possible time, like when one is trying to go to sleep

R. L. McCallum
about 4 years

Excellent poem. I love it.

Robert L. Martin
about 4 years

Actually they were poems given to me through my meditation. I guess they could be women as well. Thank you for commenting on my poem.

D. Thurmond   aka  JEF (James Everett Falcon)
about 4 years

I think that they may be women, at times, but who knows. Well said, well written.

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