Joe Rivas

Rookie (September 18th 1971 / Lancaster, California)

Joe Rivas
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I'm a 'Singer/Songwriter' sort of...saying that I am singer implies that I can sing...I'm mediocre at best...and the same can be said about my songwriting...but...I keep going. I dont know what else I would do. And maybe its all cheesy...maybe not. I like most of it.

The past several years I have sort of just written stuff down...and some one had suggested that I upload that writing here and call it 'poetry'. I'm a High School dropout so I dont have the vocabulary or the English craft to know if I am using the corect phrasing, or puncuation or whatever...I just write what makes sense to me...how I think and talk. It seems to come out ok? YOu can be the judge of that...not that I ... more »

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I Captured A Butterfly In A Jar

I captured a butterfly in a jar
I danced around in the grass for hours
Chasing it down stumbling falling laughing
Making the chase the most rewarding

I captured a butterfly in a jar
There it was for me to hold and keep forever
Anytime I wanted to relish in the joy of life
There it was for me to look upon

I captured a butterfly in a jar
Time eroded on and all things change
The butterfly became just another bug
Trapped in a glass cage

I captured a butterfly in a jar
And saw how sad it truly was
A prisoner and I the jailer
I ...

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