Memories

Memories

A Poem by Tate Morgan

Tate and I

Whatever men say in blindness

or in spite of fancies of youth

Nothing's so kingly as kindness

while nothing's so royal as truth



We get back mete as we measure

one cannot do wrong and be right

Nor deal in pain to bring pleasure

for justice avenges each slight



So to the sting of his troubles

whose earnings are less than his worth

He who shares kindness be noble

despite the misfortunes of birth


 

© 2021 Tate Morgan


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"We get back mete as we measure
one cannot do wrong and be right
Nor deal in pain to bring pleasure
for justice avenges each slight"...

I so love these lines of yours. Truly, there are certain consequences to every action made.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you for the kindness
Nice poem, my friend. Full of truth and dignity. Dignity and upholding it is what puts value on human life. Continue to stand up for what's right. Happy Fourth.

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Weeks Ago

Happy 4th to you as well. Thank you
Honesty, integrity, diligence, sacrifice, honor, courage, personal responsibility and empathy are all fine scout badges of nobility. I do not believe in the premise of "what you give is what you get" however nor do I think it should matter. You trust and get disappointed? Trust anyway. Same with love and all other fine and exquisite attributes. It isn't about a "trade" after all or fulfillment of expectations in return. Do good for the sake of doing good and not because of some anticipated return on your investment. Because the latter will almost certainly leave you disenchanted and disappointed. It's always a pleasure to read your words, Tate. You have a beautiful heart and mind. Thank you for continuing to share those with us all. Bless, F.

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Weeks Ago

Fabian what a pleasure to hear from you. I don’t expect anything in the end to pay me for things I.. read more
Woefully, I think we've all experienced how social discourse has devolved to new lows while basic kindness & decency can be out of fashion. Whenever I write a hopeful poem such as yours, at least a couple jaded reviewers express total disbelief that social discourse will ever be civil again. But I believe (as clearly you do, too) that writing poems like this (& I've noticed many of yours are about the basics of being a good person) can help infiltrate the air waves & maybe one day we'll reach critical mass & go back to our old hippie love days (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Months Ago

Margie how I want that to be the case. I want to inspire goodness in others. Thank you .May we pre.. read more
There’s an “Amen” at the end of this one, Tate. Well said.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Months Ago

Rita thank you. Our friends seem to come back time and again. something special here unlike any othe.. read more
What an awesome, wise and truthful message in this write Tate! Bravo my friend. ~Sharon

Posted 3 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Months Ago

MIss Sharon. How nice to hear from you. You always make my day. Because I know you are couched the d.. read more
I so agree with you on this write, so nicely said

Posted 3 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Months Ago

Thank you Sometimes it’s not just a message but how you say it
Wow this writing is so apropos with what's going on in the United Kingdom with Megan and Harry and the Queen and royalty very thoughtful. I found the word be Noble to be almost out of place and yet it sits in the highest seat well written

Posted 3 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Months Ago

Hi Kent I agree can’t believe they haven’t made an effort to welcome Megan and repair the damage.. read more
I agree my friend.
"So small are the stings of his troubles
whose earnings are less than his worth
He who shares kindness be noble
despite the misfortunes of birth"
The above lines. Great wisdom shared. Thank you for sharing the outstanding poetry.
Coyote

Posted 3 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Months Ago

Thank you for reading my work
Coyote Poetry

3 Months Ago

Hello my friend and you are welcome.
Tate Morgan

3 Months Ago

Always a pleasure to hear from you
Time reveals all truth for those that can decipher the difference. In the meantime, a simple, loving earnest life will suffice. Well put Tate, well put.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Months Ago

Hi Roark I’ve never remembered anyone for their station in life. But I have never forgotten a kind.. read more

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Tate Morgan

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