Gary Tier


Gary Tier Poems

1. I Never Knew Myself 9/11/2011
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I Never Knew Myself

When I was born there was blinding terror
Cast out from the warm world in which I floated
I would have felt I had made a terrible error
But I never knew myself back then.

When I was young the days were crystalline and bright
I played on the mossy slopes of a stream and danced on the head of a pin
And I never once gave a thought to the coming night
But I never knew myself back then

When I was in my prime my love was my life
We sailed on the tides and flew on the wind
I was heedless of the coming strife
But I never knew myself back then

When I was ...

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