‘Why Did Lyric Poetry Die’ by Robert King The Society August 14, 2015 Beauty, Culture, Poetry 2 Comments Why did lyric poetry die? ‘Cause caterpillars cannot fly And no longer morph to butterflies Pegasus now has lost his wings To logic, not to lyric, clings Concerned solely with words’ meanings Can lyric poetry be restored? Not unless we hear the words They’ll make beauty as they find their form. Robert King is a retired lawyer and poet living in California. Feature Image: “Tempest” by Kerry Nelson. Related Post ‘Joy Comes’ and Other Poetry by Rachel Holbrook Joy Comes Softly silent; kindly kept, ___the haunted hours crept. Moonlit minutes—marked and mute, ___the lonely doubt takes root. The tendrils t... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses james sale August 15, 2015 Great poetry from Robert – love the skill in the rhymes of this piece. Reply Ruth August 18, 2015 What a message resonating from these words. Bravo, Mr. King!!! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.