David Floren

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  • Aaron Eliad (2/8/2008 11:11:00 PM)

    I've read most of your poems, and I think they're pretty damn clever. Keep writing them.

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Best Poem of David Floren

Pride Eschews Crutches

A crutch wedged in a thankful pit,
Close-gripped with a knurled fist
- Suspension bridge of pure grit -
Each reached plank, a pearled day.

Each early stride, a kept pledge
To un-scar an old, unkempt waddle,
Like forswearing the old booze bottle,
From near plank to far ledge.

Far below a thankless pride
Stokes dank and orange grudges,
Declining all crutches for gorges.
Thus it, with itself gorged, trudges.

The earthen lip of the far ledge beckons
To this wrecked boy. (Our days are few.)
“I'll use what I have, ” he reckons,
'Now ...

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Modest Watershed

Modest watershed, these days
People haven’t yet begun
Foraging for drink.

Think yourself self-storage?
Think yourself mere curtilage
Where cobwebs sag abandoned?

Where stand your thin walls,