Darwin Henry Beuning

Gold Star - 43,756 Points [Hank] (29 July 1947 / Melrose, Minnesota)

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  • ''There are no more jobs in America, only sentences, LIFE SENTENCES''
    This is based on my many years in the American workforce.
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  • ''I was raised Christian, my wife was raised Buddhist, and our children 'CONFUSED'''
    My Thai wife and I have been married 38 years, during which we raised three children.
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  • ''In each of us there is a poem and a song. For most, a poem that will never be written and a song that will never be sung''
    I am very grateful for poemhunter.com for allowing everyday people to express their themselves through poetry.
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  • ''Part of me died in Vietnam, part of me never came back. The part of me that is called 'Innocence'''
    Arrived in Vietnam at age of 18 in May 1966. I left in January 1968 right before the TET offensive.
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  • ''Working for the government is like being a cast member on the television series, Survivor. The two main differences are, with the government you have more teams and you don't get a vote''
    This is based on my 41 years of federal service.
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  • ''For us who are married, a question for our spouse. 'What do they see in you that you do not see in yourself? '''
    Being reflective, today, Christmas morning,4: 30am,25 December 2014. Waking up to fresh snow and a white Christmas! !
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  • ''President Obama - I dub thee, 'Candy Man', because we the children love the candy given from your hand''
    written 8 February 2015, vacationing in Thailand. My Thai wife and I are celebrating our 39th wedding anniversary here.
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  • ''Speaking of my Thai wife, her smile melts away the dark nights''
    I found my wife, the love of my life in Thailand and we have been very happy together these past 39 years.
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  • ''An EVIL so strong it reaches into the light and turns daytime into night''
    Read my poem, 'The Road to Wendover' and my comments submitted today,12 May 2015.
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  • ''There is a part of me which is not me, it is that part which writes the poetry''
    I wrote my first poem in December 2009. It was titled 'Why? ', and written for Susan Cox Powell. She still remains missing. Then not again until September 2012 during my mother's final days. Melrose Morning Check, Melrose Morning and Nurses came forth. Since then twenty more, with my favorites, 'The Road To Wendover', the evil that dwells there and 'Too Soon', concerning American comedians and the 'Curse of Three'.
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Best Poem of Darwin Henry Beuning

Too Soon

Comedians in America die young
Perhaps, for having too much fun

Our three beloved John's
Who now have been gone so long

John Belushi, age thirty three, John Candy, age forty three,
and John Ritter, age fifty four

We also have Chris Farley, age thirty three
and most recent, Robin Williams, age sixty three

They gave us many funny moments
In our world of doom

They brightened up our day
Making us laugh instead of sigh

They left so suddenly
Like a bolt out of the sky

I still watch their re-runs and tapes
Which bring tears and...

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Caregivers at the beginning
and at the end

Familiar with the common denominators of life
Birth and Death

I know them not as Nurses
but as 'Gatekeepers'

Monitoring the entry
from here to there

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