John Foster's Sonnets
Author: Marion Carroll
His words are soothing, soft and sweet, a lilting, lullaby;
that brings us comfort, when distressed, a salve, for when we cry.
He shares his pain, his joy, his song. His candle burns so bright.
And gives us hope that we shall find, a love that gives us flight.
Oh, to love, and be so beloved, to have, and hold, and keep:
a lovers heart, forevermore, that yet, in death, repletes.
We read his words and dream of this; and lay our hearts upon it:
a prayer for love, just like the one, in John Foster's Sonnets.
------- Author's Notes -------
I wrote this as a comment to one of John's poems (All These Things), and wanted to post it as a poem, in the hope that others will read John's Poetry. Ladies, if you want to know what real love is, John's words are as true as they get.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|John F (22.214.171.124) -- Tuesday, July 11 2006, 09:54 am|
Thank you Mari for your very kind words. I don't think I deserve such praise as I consider myself just an average poet. But I thank you once again for your sincerity. It is much appreciated.
|MC (126.96.36.199) -- Tuesday, July 11 2006, 02:44 pm|
your poetry conveys the depth of emotion that survives even death. We should all be so lucky to have a love like the one you write about. I think your work should be published, and shared with the whole world. Average poet, my a**! You rank up there with the great ones, my friend.
|Capricorn (188.8.131.52) -- Tuesday, July 11 2006, 10:51 pm|
John Foster's poems have gone Marion. I have tried to find them as I would have liked to read his sonnets, but he has apparently left.
|barb (184.108.40.206) -- Wednesday, July 12 2006, 12:38 am|
I looked for John Foster poems too. I couln't find any either.
|MC (220.127.116.11) -- Wednesday, July 12 2006, 03:45 am|
It appears he has been removed from the site. His poems were beautiful. Sorry you didn't get to read them.
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