Hm. Nes

(April 11,1960 / Plainview, Texas)

Every Boy Dreams


Every boy dreams of being brave
And one day rescuing girl in need;
While manhood dreams oft cast him knave,
With choices ruled by his lust and greed.
And weakened thus by evil foes,
Accused and stumbling on he goes,
Bowing his head, resisting dreams-
'Tis easier far to kill the spark.
And though she longs for him to lead,
He forfeits bravery for a lark,
A selfish quest- alas, short-lived,
Refusing his life for hers to give.

Submitted: Friday, July 09, 2010
Edited: Saturday, July 10, 2010
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