Poem: (I need not eyes to see, nor ears to hear)

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    I need not eyes to see, nor ears to hear
    A soft voice that will not attenuate
    Its signal -- be it far or be it near
    That came unbidden to my mind of late.
    (I need not eyes to see, nor ears to hear)

    I need not ears to hear, nor mouth to speak
    Mine answer to those voices in my mind
    -- Perhaps replies' direction so oblique
    Have missed the one those words were meant to find!
    (I need not ears to hear, nor mouth to speak)

    I need not lips to feel, nor tongue to taste
    The honey guarded deep within the tree
    Whose leaves embower what I once embraced
    With mysteries concealed now from me.
    (I need not lips to feel, nor tongue to taste)

    I need not heart to love, nor breath to live
    For death does not imply my living's end
    And next-life's passion leads me on to give
    My love once more, when I see her again.
    (I need not heart to love, nor breath to live)
     
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    Excellent poem.
     
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    Thank you for you comment, no1. I tried to write it in the style of the Cavalier poets of the 17th century; in particular Robert Herrick, one of my favorites.
     
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    Pure filth.
    :rotflmao:
     

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