bill costley

Rookie - 202 Points (May 21,1942 / Salem MA usa)

Forwards - Poem by bill costley

Most of my adult life
I assumed I was progressing.

Now they're saying 'going forwards'
Where to? (blissfully unspecified.)

It feels less dynamic,
rolling, but not rising;
Let's rise again:
Stand uP!

~ Bill Costley (71)

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  • Gold Star - 35,597 Points Gajanan Mishra (8/24/2013 12:53:00 AM)

    let us rise again, good poem, thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 24, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 7, 2014


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