If a picture paints a thousand words
Then where does that leave me A pen for a brush and ink as my paint And the words are what you all see
If the pen is mightier than the sword
Then a warrior I must be With a cutting remark and sarcasm bold A shield of prose for we
And if the shield wall buckles
Our hearts start sinking I’ll find some words And we’ll all start singing
Our hearts will soar
High above the crowd The Lion’s Roar So deafeningly loud
And when all is won and said & done
A history I will write Of how the English Lions Regained their lands, that night! Pleasant thoughts on Imagination Terrific poems about Words Special feelings on Writing
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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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