doug bentley

Rookie - 190 Points (11/25/51 / Edmonton, Canada)

doug bentley
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Doug Bentley lives quietly in Vancouver, Canada.

Published Books:
Philosophical Fragments Of Your Ancient Name [philosophy]
A Canadian's Poems [poetry]
GRAIN -Mystical Poems [poetry]
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  • Diane Hine Diane Hine (3/4/2013 6:03:00 AM)

    Doug's poems are puzzling, challenging and fascinating - in short - well worth reading!

  • Nadeen Khalifa Nadeen Khalifa (5/16/2012 5:39:00 PM)

    Good poems!
    Attractive!
    Hard a little took time to understand!

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A Canadian's Poem (1)

and what, after all,
was so wrong
with simple rhyme

and quaint folk
ballads of love?


have poets often
not been first
burst to spot

shape still forming from ground

dipped diamond-tipped pens
in pools of time

stirring up
currents of insights

that grew, in course
of time to waves?


do we not
compose,

solely for handfuls
of loyal listeners

bubblings up wellsprings,
words

meant merely to delight
and entertain the mind

moving heart to very muscle?


but what have...

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