Laurence Overmire


Laurence Overmire Poems

1. Bards In Arms 11/15/2004
2. The End Of The Twentieth Century 11/15/2004
3. Ice Star 11/15/2004
4. Dance Of The Wounded Heart 11/15/2004
5. Sink Hole 4/21/2006
6. The Politics Of Trees 4/12/2006
7. Sand In The Mouth 4/12/2006
8. The Second Coming 4/14/2006
9. Resurrection 4/15/2006
10. In-Betweens 4/17/2006
11. Poisoned Apples 2/22/2006
12. Beastly Ideas 2/23/2006
13. Chances 2/23/2006
14. Maybe The Trees 2/24/2006
15. Die Andere (The Other) 2/24/2006
16. Hanging With The Devil 2/24/2006
17. Pig Heart 2/25/2006
18. Mid-Life 2/25/2006
19. Still Life 2/25/2006
20. Sand Creek,1864 3/18/2006
21. Niagara 3/19/2006
22. In The Western World 3/20/2006
23. Fame And Fortune 3/21/2006
24. The Seeds Of Power 3/21/2006
25. White Knight 2/21/2006
26. Gettysburg, July 3,1863 2/22/2006
27. On Jack's Planet 2/22/2006
28. Tribute 2/22/2006
29. Seth, The Third Son Of Adam 2/22/2006
30. Big Fish, Small Pond 3/25/2006
31. The Angel And The Devil 2/25/2006
32. Optical Illusions 2/25/2006
33. Infidel 3/11/2006
34. The Burning Of Alexandria 3/11/2006
35. Forgive 3/11/2006
36. Man Called Thunder 3/17/2006
37. Two Motorists 3/17/2006
38. Throwing Away The Key 3/17/2006
39. Sight 3/18/2006
40. The Fifth Of October 2/19/2006
Best Poem of Laurence Overmire

Quasimodo: To Esmeralda

i look into your eyes
and see the stars
burning quietly
in a midnight sky
and i am humbled.

what hope have i
to rein a winged foal
dancing on a distant cloud
chasing the maiden moon
as she scatters her delicate veils
of luminous dust
on the sleeping earth below.

what hope have i
disfigured and alone
who cannot speak
and dare not feel
you will not hear the silent voice
that clamors in a trembling heart
you will not see the man
imprisoned by the shackles of his soul
you will not know
me.

i leave you now
lift your ...

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Ice Star

What tidings do you bring
Like Mercury from the gods
You fiery-footed herald
Of the vast unknown?
How many civilizations did rise and fall
Since your last report?
How many seas have vanished
From the cosmic shores
Burned to vapor ‘neath a million suns

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