Richard W. Reith

THE WORLD OF THE POET

The world of the poet
Is the world he observes with his heart.

The passion of the poet
Is his craving to teach,
To connect with love,
With souls,
With hearts,
And recount their reality.

To live, the poet must write.
If ink is gone,
He will write with his blood.
His spirit is ever bursting
With a passion that requires release…
The poet inhabits a world
Where there are always more heaven-sent words to write
More inspiring songs to sing.

The best words of his soul
Are always trapped within.
The poet understands
That truth is knowledge,
And knowledge of the heart leads to truth.