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  I do not chase the wind
by William F DeVault
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
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Written of a beautiful friend.
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I do not chase the wind
for it cannot be caught
and after I have fought
my way to the mountaintop
there would be no way to go
but down.

I do not chase the wind
for dreams are for their time
and I am wise, if past my prime,
and know how not to make an ass
of myself by thinking above the waist
sometimes.

I do not chase the wind
for it is but a metaphor
or five or six for the war
between the soul and the flesh
damned to fail and wail at rainbows
"Not fair!"

I do not chase the wind
for it would not be fair,
although if I would dare,
she might find me swift of foot,
carrying my golden apples of
poetry.


William F. DeVault.  all rights reserved.

 


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Reviewed by Axilea MU 7/14/2010
Sweet wisdom William. Love the content of the second stanza and those "golden apples".

Axilea
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 7/8/2010
Compelling and I really like the rhyme scheme. The last verse is my favorite. "Golden apples of poetry" such a wonderful phrase.

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Grace: poetry of affection and seduction

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Cleave

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Selected Poems and Passions: 2004-2011

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