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Brody Blue Aug 27
If I know one thing,
It's not for nothing
For someone to speak
When one must say
Something.

So I'll say one thing,
Must I say something:
Till I knew you,
My love, I knew
Nothing.
Brody Blue Aug 23
If we were to conceive
Of truth by what's received ——
That is as is accept
What is by its effect ——
And if it be that love
Of all is far above,
Made so by just decree,
Then it must be:

To sail when tempests
Bite your bark at sea:
To love be true
And you true
Love will
Free

To keep from drinking
Life down to the lees:
To love be true
And you true
Love will
Free

To calm the stormy deep
And weary soul to sleep:
Part from what's past.
To make the darkness seem
A long departed dream:
Put first what lasts.

But to for freedom
Strike some deal to plea:
To love be true
And you true
Love will
Free

To love be true,
To love be true,
To love be true
And you true
Love will
Free
A song for poverty and plenty
Brody Blue Aug 4
In stillness silence roars and love sets fire
Darkness dead alight upon light's pyre.
Brody Blue Jul 20
Though it seems I won't deny
All that live in love never die:
Love can't free a heart that sings
Unwillingly.

Though it's true true love transforms
Each to its most perfect form:
Love can't free a heart that sings
Unwillingly.

Love by time is made no fool —
Time in truth by love is ruled —
But what's true love can't conceal,
Thus in time does truth reveal:
Love can't free a heart that sings
Unwillingly.

Though maybe love from the start
Put this song here in my heart:
Love can't free a heart that sings
Unwillingly.
Brody Blue Jun 16
Let darkness be the day!
Let darkness light my way!
For I in vain do pray
If prayer won't save me.
How weary, stale, and flat
Seem wisdom, truth, and fact
When grave and worm stand pat
To feast that crave me.

I’m not sure what from it will bring,
But I’ve already stolen a new pair of wings
From the back of a moth,
Hoping they can take me farther.
Beneath the glow of a lamp I drift,
From the swarm of the ****** I cannot sift,
And beneath the light
Only makes the night look darker

On the path and its wayside,
Scour I both far and wide,
Finding not but foolish pride
That dulls no hunger.
And in faith with each day done,
I await the rising sun,
But as soon as morning comes,
Comes night to plunder.

I’m not sure what from it will bring,
But I’ve already stolen a new pair of wings
From the back of a moth,
Hoping they can take me farther.
Beneath the glow of a lamp I drift,
From the swarm of the ****** I cannot sift,
And beneath the light
Only makes the night look darker
Brody Blue Mar 30
Angel at the helm,
Angel on the shore,
Angel in the sky,
Angel out the door.
On painter Thomas Cole's "The Voyage of Life" series.
Brody Blue Mar 18
Light divides no darkness,
Darkness draws no line:
Life ain't worth living
When love is left behind.

Briars bear no flowers,
Flowers yield no wine:
Life ain't worth living
When love is left behind.

Rhyme reveals no reason,
Reason saves no time:
Life ain't worth living
When love is left behind.
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