Tim Labbe


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Tim was born with a natural talent for various art media such as painting, prose, poetry and music.

Unique life experiences and struggles have provided Tim with numerous stories and a perspective, observed by a thought-filled, truly modern day renaissance man. more »

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  • Rookie - 176 Points Nathan Coppedge (5/11/2014 4:18:00 PM)

    Your poem innocence has a rare accomplished quality. I thought that was worth posting here. Unlike some writers, I have actually taken a class in poetry, and I know it is sometimes hard. It may be hard even to find themes which are not too dark. And even when they are dark, sometimes that's what's worth fighting for...

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Best Poem of Tim Labbe

Beat Yesterday

Beat yesterday.

That's all.

The comfort of
misery comes
easy

It skids on cold
pavement
along
with the garbage

It hides in the
power-lines…,
humming and buzzing

It hunches
over the
neighborhood bar,
clenching a bottle

It makes suicide
seem almost easy

But you must Beat it.

Beat yesterday.

That's all.

Pound it to the ground.
Crush in into oblivion,
‘til your knuckles are
raw and bloodied.

And if you're lucky
enough to awaken,
battered and bruised,
you must try...

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