Laurence Overmire Poems

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1.
Quasimodo: To Esmeralda

i look into your eyes
and see the stars
burning quietly
in a midnight sky
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2.
The Life Of A Cat

Sleep.
Eat.
Sleep.
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3.
And God Made A Poet

There need to be people
toiling on this Earth
for whom money
is not the Bottom Line
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4.
Above The Clouds

Have you ever flown
in a plane
and climbed above
the clouds?
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5.
A Prayer For The Dying

Every day admit me
Please
Into the portal of the
Divine
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6.
Father Boy

Oh Father Boy, Oh Father Boy
You didn’t see the signs
You didn’t hear a thing did you
Oh Father Boy, my dear
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7.
A Quiet Tear

a tear trickles down the side of a face
haphazardly
not knowing why it was shed
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8.
Wade In The Wave

Every stone I cast
on water ripples

to the edge of an unknown
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9.
A Good Poem

is like a bullet that goes
straight to the heart

life and death on the line
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10.
A Solitary Confinement

So few people understand
Or even care
The connection that holds us
Together
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