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Poem - No Mortal Ever

The poem “No Mortal Ever” was inspired by an engraving by Gustave Doré titled “Dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.”

No Mortal Ever

Would mortals dare to ever dream
the visions that make angels weep
normality born of humankind
is not enough to gird the mind

on shores forbidden to the weak
strangeness is not the extreme
instead the masters tempt the fates
knowing rules are theirs to break

twist expectations to exclaim
nothing decent is there to blame
when the board is swept clear
pressing smiles moved to tears

the hourglass will run its course
replace the hours with wickedness
still brave mortals dare to tread
those visions wise ones learn to dread.

© 2019. Sean Green. All Rights Reserved. 20191209.
Tags: darkness, poem

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