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Thoughtskeeper
I really don't know how to write a poem, so I am just sharing my thoughts with you//Simple writings.
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Poems

Phil Lindsey Jun 2015
The keeper of illumination
Aye, the keeper of the light
Safety first, his fascination
Dusk to evening through the night.

Aye, the keeper of the light,
Every season, every day
Dusk to evening, through the night
He tends the beacon, shows the way.

Every season, every day
Climbs thirteen flights of thirteen stairs
He tends the beacon, shows the way
The Fresnel lantern he prepares.

Climbs thirteen flights of thirteen stairs
Skyward, toward the landing high
The Fresnel lantern he prepares
Lighthouse beacon must not die.

Skyward, toward the landing high
Strike the match, produce the spark
Lighthouse beacon must not die.
Guides ships safely through the dark.

Strike the match, produce the spark
Safety first, his fascination
Guides ships safely through the dark
The keeper of illumination.
Phil Lindsey 6/25/15
My first attempt at 'pantoum'.  Please help, criticism welcome!  :-)  We visited a lighthouse on Hunting Island (South Carolina) yesterday.  Great day, fascinating lighthouse!
Q  Nov 2012
The Hourglass Keeper
Q Nov 2012
The hourglass keeper
knows your time is short
when the sand in the bottom is deeper.

When the final grain falls
your life will be taken
by the hourglass keeper.

None can escape
the hourglass keeper
unless you are given a gift.

With your breath everlasting
and your heart beating always
the hourglass keeper forgets.

When the hourglass keeper
does finally forget
then end of the world will come.