Consonance

 

 

What hopeless and hapless dreams be pinned

The wistful and wishful of wantings penned

A magic in the tragic of what world brings

From pulse and pierce of perfect pearled strings

 

Thus, the sentient sentiments sequenced

By the pride, prejudice, or pretense

Are chaffed and challenged to wit

By reality’s grating and grainy grit

 

Within the lyrical and lilting lines

Repeating rhymes in rhythmic time

The hidden bidden to be heard

One wonder of the written word

 

The tripping, tricky, and sticky tones

The greatest and latest in words alone

A mystical, mythical, magical part

A proverbial product of pronounced art

 

Precocious and playful preambles

As elegant and eloquent rambles

As little, laughing lines in resonance

Are wrapped and robed in consonance

 

 

 

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22 Responses to “Consonance”
  1. beth says:

    my brain was reading in a musical rhythm with this

  2. Matt P says:

    I love the sound of this!

  3. Wow! This is intense Brad! Great work, great technique, style, rhythm and of course the perfect most precise words! Great work my friend! πŸ‘πŸ»

  4. Jim Borden says:

    Wonderful, witty, and wise…

  5. kristianw84 says:

    I love the flow to this. Your words grasped and pulled me in like the currents of a river. Beautifully expressed and magical in flow. One of your best. 😍😍😍

  6. DC Gilbert says:

    That’s great. It has a lovely flow and sound to it, and musical quality to it. I like it!

  7. Shruti Ohri says:

    “A magic in the tragic of what world brings”

    Such magic in these words that you’ve written❀️ sucha beautifull piece of art.

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