Josh Bashline

Josh Bashline Poems

1. Death 4/29/2009
2. Death Letter 4/29/2009
3. Downtown 4/29/2009
4. Our Game 4/29/2009
5. So Many Free Men 4/29/2009
6. The Duck 4/29/2009
7. The Invisible Man 4/29/2009
8. With Eyes Like His 4/29/2009
9. Fantastic 4/30/2009
10. Garden Song 4/30/2009
11. Addiction 4/30/2009
12. Creepy 5/12/2009
13. She Never Stops 5/12/2009
14. Living Light, Dying Night 5/12/2009
15. Duck Feet 4/28/2009
16. Ralph 4/28/2009
17. Wife Forgives Killer Elephant 4/29/2009
18. The Bulge 4/29/2009
19. Capital Square 4/29/2009
20. My Old Man 4/29/2009
Best Poem of Josh Bashline

My Old Man

His saggy eye lids and rough,
weathered skin,
remind me of a rainy day.
Dark blue eyes as cold as the Atlantic chill me to the bone.
The brown spots and dead skin patches on his bald head,
are like battle wounds,
which he has received over the years.

His unsteady hand shyly grasps his sable cane.
His three lonesome limbs longing for their missing brother,
taken from them many years ago on a beach in France.

Blinding gold medals and silver stars,
overshadow the Purple Heart,
but do not hide it.
His navy blue suit with yellow lining and a ...

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He's got a red black hat, a white tank top.
He works real hard, going non-stop.
His tractor is mean, it gets a lot done.
Farming all day, having a little fun.
His name is Ralph, but his friends call him Jay.
He keeps on working, working everyday.
His wife's name is Lizzy, she's a real good cook.
In 25 years hes never read a book.
Sometimes he hunts and fishes in the creek.

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