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Two Poems - Robert M. Hensel

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Words flow onto paper like rain, forming
giant rivers of unseen lands.
The very force guides us along a journey
that holds of great adventure.
We are the explorers of the literary world.
We must find the courage to write what
others are unable to, with the greatest of
A poet dreams, and then must portray his
visions upon the page that lies before him.
It is the beauty of all things that inspires us
to communicate in such a way.
A man does not wake up one day, and decide
to become a poet.
It must live in the very blood that courses through
his veins.
He is the creator of a world, only he has known.
He is the actor and director, of all that speaks
out through his pen.
He is a man of all men, visionary of all
What you haven't seen, he has.
What you can't say, he can.
For he is the poet.



Carry me out the ocean, where my drifting
thoughts flow free.
Guide them to a far distant land, that only
the mind can see.
There I shall paint a great portrait, of what
this world should be.
A place without senseless wars, and human



Robert M. Hensel was born in Rota, Spain in 1969. Currently a resident of Oswego, NY, he is a Freelance International poet-writer. Robert also serves as an Advocate for the disabled, an on going effort to better the rights of every disabled American. On Oct 1st, of 2000 Robert was honored with having the Mayor of his home town declare a week for the disabled, in his name. This week is to display the many accomplishments the disabled have achieved in the world today, which has been called, "Beyond Limitations Week".

In his own words, "May the words that flow between two lines, connect us to a world of peace."

He also wrote an essay for this site.


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