Hardened Poets

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Neither cold night nor seasonal change

on the turning Earth dismays or hampers them

 

Veterans of words hold fast in all weathers

Never retreating, ever writing victories

 

Impassioned by an urgent inner voice

They hold fast to their poetic purpose

 

Drawing strength from years, they fight on

Never dimmed or surrendering to silence.

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Nicola Hulme

Tue 29th Jan 2019 15:05

Fabulous John, I feel valiant fighting the cause.. onwards!

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Don Matthews

Wed 10th Oct 2018 23:47

So true. Thankyou for this ?

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John F Keane

Wed 10th Oct 2018 00:39

The term was created at our meeting on Monday. While numbers were thin, hardened poets turn up whatever the weather.

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raypool

Tue 9th Oct 2018 19:52

Captures the dedication rather well, the more you throw at them, the harder they dig in.

Ray

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keith jeffries

Tue 9th Oct 2018 14:11

True words and thank you for them.

Keith

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Taylor Crowshaw

Tue 9th Oct 2018 12:32

Wonderful thank you your words inspire....?

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