Mr. Webber I Presume

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Mr. Webber I Presume


Energetic English composer,
Night Music most notably known for,
Don't Cry for his postured composure,
Evita struck him worldwide rapport.
Any Dream Will Do in song or romance,
Requiem brought him Mass-ive appeal.
Impressive storylines, costumes and dance,
New Age Cinematic/Operatic feel.
God seems to be his collaborative friend.

Memories he's played hauntingly surreal,
Usual Christian invigorative hymns,
Superstar of theater and stage,
I don't know, but I bet Jesus loves him,
Cat-agoric favorite of Covington and Paige.
Argentina had no reason to cry for him,
LuPone's Eva drew international acclaim.

Colorful coats and Phantom-like scenes,
Revived musicals of celebrated fame.
Every Door for him seems an open gate,
A British Knight of opulent esteem,
Tailor made aristocrat and Sarah Brightman's mate.
Original songs that inspire hopes and dreams,
Revered No Matter What the score seems.


Copyright © October 2009
Kevin Mooney 

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KtIrish commented on Mr. Webber I Presume

09-20-2009

This is great! And I freaking love Andrew Lloyd Webber!!!!

ginga commented on Mr. Webber I Presume

09-20-2009

ahh Mooney, Mr. Webber certainly deserved this praise. A very nice ode to his music and a quaint way of weaving all the musicals titles throughout while praising him. It seems this poem could be submitted in a cultural magazine and would get some acclaim. ginga

danmartyjake1 commented on Mr. Webber I Presume

09-15-2009

Great work, indeed, clever and well written... Bravo!

SavVySam commented on Mr. Webber I Presume

09-07-2009

I sincerely hope that Mr. Webber has the opportunity to read his beautiful tribute. When you consider his vast body of works they are quite impressive. Crafty word play too! Well done!

StandingBear commented on Mr. Webber I Presume

09-05-2009

A fantastic dedication to a man known around the world. This awesome write should be available to all and not just to poets at OP. Everything you write is above and beyond.

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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