Gene Olson

Rookie (1970 / Saskatchewan, Canada)

Gene Olson Poems

1. The Death Of A Caterpillar Is Not Necessarily A Bad Thing 8/2/2006
2. The Inhale Of You 8/10/2006
3. The Autumn Wind 8/14/2006
4. Unfulfilled 8/22/2006
5. The Portrait 9/14/2006
6. Who Are We To Each Other 8/15/2006
7. The Best Gift Of All 8/24/2006
8. If My Heart Had Wings 7/19/2006
9. The Quilt Of Love 8/23/2006
10. A Wasted Youth 7/28/2006
Best Poem of Gene Olson

A Wasted Youth

The call came in early in the morning
I was dreaming of my love, so distant and untouchable
From flowers and singing birds and bubbling brooks my consciousness was ripped
By the sound of the tones ringing from the fire phone

From a sleepy daze to scrambling confusion
Trying to hear the voice while I find the front of my boxers in the dark
I dress; boxers, socks, pants and shirt hastily pulled on
Out the door in a rush, hoping everything is on outside out

The dispatcher said that the police really need us
But send five men only for the situation is quite ...

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