Matthew Thomas Donovan


Matthew Thomas Donovan
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  • Like the flowers who grew out of
    your stolen matter,
    I'm just a friendly reminder of the past,
    one who remembers you and laughs
    at memories we'll never share again
    Speak the Word, by M.T. Donovan
  • Ashes rise from fires they light
    as the world finds itself
    in its midnight hours;
    dusty flowers, those blackened clothes,
    brush the air like gentle coughs
    of pleas...
    Reading Water, by M.T. Donovan
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Best Poem of Matthew Thomas Donovan

The Remarkable Man

It always seemed so queer to me
That all man’s life is like a flea’s
That comes and falls to springly flowers
And ticks away upon all hours

Remarkable is not a word
That comes to mind to be unheard
When speaking of humanity
But I ask, “What of sanity? ”

Are we not things upon a rock?
Of transcendent reason that we mock
To be ended, and born, a flock
With seconds ticking on our clock

Yet I can’t help but humbly see
Man’s place in this eternity
Of hopes and wishes unfulfilled
But dreams for such grounds to be tilled

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