Elizabeth Kudebeh Poems
|5.||When We Were Young||12/9/2006|
|6.||That Night So Long Ago||12/14/2006|
|8.||Whatever It Was Last Night, It Is No Longer Here||1/27/2007|
|12.||The Opposition To Every Other Teen Poem (An Ode To Conformity)||1/28/2007|
|13.||Thoreau And The Art Of Rebellion||1/28/2007|
Thoreau And The Art Of Rebellion
Henry David Thoreau stated,
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
Perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.”
Linda Ronstadt sang,
“You and I travel to the beat of a different drum”
The drum beat pulses throughout our life.
Crescendoing and pattering.
So many people,
Do their drumbeats ever intertwine?
Those people skipping ahead,
A soft, quick pitter-patter of a drum beat.
And those that fall slightly behind,
Their beat off from the rest,
But just by a half-beat,
Not enough to fully notice, and barely too ...