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Dreams of Hope and Fret

From days of cribs And bottled dining We are told about our dreams Hold them tight Pursue them fast Let them fly among the clouds They greet you in bed And linger in the morn Pleasant ghosts throughout the day … Continue reading

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Saturday Verse: Atrophied Imagination

Thinking of making this a new weekly thing.  Just posting an old or new poem every Saturday since the goal posts get very little on this day.  Yet, Saturday is a busy day on WordPress from the look of my … Continue reading

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Full Tilt

Go fast Never slow down Sleep when you are dead Rest is for the weak Adages we take too far As we toil away our years Mental health days mocked Are you a wimp Or are you merely lazy? Never … Continue reading

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Legend of Childhood

Innocence of youth Freedom and fun at our hands No warning there was an end Adulthood Games tucked away Money saved to survive Watch your weight and words Indulge an urge at your peril While you forge a cage Bars … Continue reading

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First Day on the Bus

It glides down the road Pushing a wave of fear That clutches at the heart Sweaty palms And streaming tears The day has finally come A terrifying step Into adulthood That makes the pulse stutter And the mind race The … Continue reading

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Dreamless Child

I met a child With an elder’s soul Preaching reality And reason Instead of whimsy tales   I looked into the eyes To find no sense of wonder Replaced by a sternness Reserved for firm adults Who lost their childish … Continue reading

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Gamer’s Lament

I miss the younger days Of boomerangs and hookshots Slaying evil with the family whip My days were filled With leveling and dungeons Soothing soundtracks in the air My enemies were strong Energy draining aliens And robot masters Driving me … Continue reading

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Atrophied Imagination

Do you remember your power? The childhood ability To dream of the impossible And bring it to life Friends with no substance Explanations beyond science Reality was nothing more than clay This power was the source of fun And the … Continue reading

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