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Ballade to the Forgotten Poets of the Ages

Detested by both men and gods,
like nobles who have bitterly decayed,
the Verlaines wither; wealth remains
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  • Peter Stavropoulos (1/6/2014 3:48:00 PM)

    Apposite poem for PoemHunter. A 'ballade to the forgotten poets', I'm with them.

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  • * Sunprincess * (1/6/2014 12:29:00 AM)

    ....maybe some poets will be like Robert frost and not be forgotten...

    ~And off in some far future epoch:
    'What forgotten poet' I should like it to be asked
    'has written such a beggarly
    ballade to the forgotten poets? '~

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