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There Were Two (For Tacitus)
There Were Two (For Tacitus)
Druidic
Published by Druidic
02-03-2017
There Were Two (For Tacitus)

To Tacitus


Your great noble head
Now tilted by stroke and age,
Your once sleek tuxedo
Now a duller black
Without the gloss
Of youth and health,
Your movements slow,
Painful and stubborn
As my own.

In a just Design we would both
Exit with a pleasing synchronicity,
Shedding this Mortal Coil together,
Embracing our Mother--
--the Darkness--
Together.
That will likely not be
Though who can say?
Ah, you were a true companion, My Silent Friend
And even the proud, defiant Dagger
Will offer lament
For his gentle lost brother.
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By Raul Urraca on 02-03-2017
Re: There Were Two (For Tacitus)

Your poems are great, Druidic. Good stuff!
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By Druidic on 02-04-2017
Re: There Were Two (For Tacitus)

Thanks, Raul. Kind words are always appreciated...by humans and their feline masters.
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By Cnev on 02-04-2017
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Always love your poetry, but this one hits me especially hard. Thank you for your contributions.
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By Druidic on 02-04-2017
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Thanks, Cnev. You know as well as I, it's never easy to lose a pal. At my age, I don't differentiate between human friends and animal friends.
I've lost too many of both types and I miss 'em all.
Last edited by Druidic; 02-05-2017 at 05:18 AM..
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