Leaking Pen

(Wellington, New Zealand)

Musical Meters


I am always tempted
To seek you out
No matter where you glide
As if pride ignites your stride

It is not love that I seek
Oh no, that song has been sung
So many times, over and over again
If I try, it will turn spring rain to acid rain

What I seek rhyming in poetry instead
Like the few blooms cactus in April
My eyes drawn to a pinch dash of color
Where all else is bleak, weak and squalor

Am I old fashion you might say?
Perhaps I am a heart with an old soul twitting
I might own an iPad, an iPhone and a blazing Mac
I flip through words like tricks from a magician’s stack

But tricks are no substitute
For the real deal, the heart of a soul
Any couplet by the great romantic poets uplifts
Pave the way to my hearts hidden gifts

I would not dare to imitate perfections
I sabotage the rhyming of my reflections
May God forgive me for treading on sacred grounds!
The last thing I need
For my daily feed
Generational curses with thundering sounds!

Submitted: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

April 10,2013
Copyright Leaking Pen 2013

Comments about this poem (Musical Meters by Leaking Pen )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Privileged Society, Bob Bradley
  2. My Little War, Bob Bradley
  3. Where is it?, Fahri Tasim
  4. am i pretty?, Rodney R. Cooper
  5. true story, bro, Mandolyn ...
  6. What Would I Had Done, Abekah Emmanuel
  7. beautiful girl nice face, lee fones
  8. Let's Have A Party!, mary douglas
  9. Another Day, Another Dawn, Jenn Toner
  10. Courage, Jenn Toner

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Herrick

Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]