This week Colleen Chesebor Tuesday Poetry Challeng no 183 Themeprompt was selected by Pat R and was a very interesting way to approach the prompt.
“…In the world’s broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life,
Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife…”
“…Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time…”
A Psalm of Life
By American Poet, HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
What The Heart Of The Young Man Said To The Psalmist
Here is a link to the full poem:
A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Poetry Foundation
And here is my response.. a Butterfly Cinquain based on the stanza – Lives of great men all remind us….
Butterfly Cinquain – Our Legacy
seek to inspire
those of us not yet great
to leave behind a legacy
Fame and fortune is not required
if we are remembered
for our acts of
©Sally Cronin 2020
If you would like to participate in the challenge here is the link again: Colleen Chesebor Tuesday Poetry Challeng no 183 Themeprompt
You can find recent reviews for my latest release and other books: Sally’s books and reviews 2019/2020
Thanks for dropping by and I hope you have enjoyed.. thanks Sally.