Laurence Overmire


Laurence Overmire Poems

361. A Tz 4u 3/21/2006
362. Desert Song 3/23/2006
363. The Closed Mind 2/22/2006
364. Kitten 4/2/2006
365. Lady In The Window 4/2/2006
366. Entrenched 3/17/2006
367. Sins Of The Fathers 3/18/2006
368. Auschwitz 2/22/2006
369. Political Tax 3/20/2006
370. Good Friday 4/14/2006
371. The Wolf (Haiku) 4/21/2006
372. Titanic 4/13/2006
373. Cartoons Of Ourselves 2/24/2006
374. A Honeycomb In Amish Country 11/15/2004
375. The Forge 11/15/2004
376. Culloden Moor,16 Apr 1746 2/22/2006
377. Old Man On The Bed 4/20/2006
378. Sitting Bull's Dream 3/28/2008
379. Words 3/23/2006
380. Beatitude 4/14/2006
381. To Gov. William Bradford (Of Plymouth Plantation) 4/24/2008
382. Fiber 1/15/2007
383. Ahead Of His Time 2/19/2006
384. Book And Rifle 2/23/2006
385. 'Neath The Pines 4/7/2006
386. Sunrise At Garibaldi 4/11/2006
387. Tower Window 4/11/2006
388. All The World 2/22/2006
389. A-Mused (Or: What’s Shakespeare Got That I Haven’t Got?) 3/21/2006
390. Slave Ship 1/15/2007
391. Adam On The Eve Of Knowing 2/23/2006
392. Anjou 3/24/2006
393. Big Beauty And The Beast 4/1/2006
394. A Solitary Confinement 4/3/2006
395. A Good Poem 4/20/2006
396. Wade In The Wave 4/11/2006
397. A Quiet Tear 12/21/2006
398. A Prayer For The Dying 11/15/2004
399. Father Boy 4/8/2006
400. Above The Clouds 4/9/2006
Best Poem of Laurence Overmire

Quasimodo: To Esmeralda

i look into your eyes
and see the stars
burning quietly
in a midnight sky
and i am humbled.

what hope have i
to rein a winged foal
dancing on a distant cloud
chasing the maiden moon
as she scatters her delicate veils
of luminous dust
on the sleeping earth below.

what hope have i
disfigured and alone
who cannot speak
and dare not feel
you will not hear the silent voice
that clamors in a trembling heart
you will not see the man
imprisoned by the shackles of his soul
you will not know
me.

i leave you now
lift your ...

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Ice Star

What tidings do you bring
Like Mercury from the gods
You fiery-footed herald
Of the vast unknown?
How many civilizations did rise and fall
Since your last report?
How many seas have vanished
From the cosmic shores
Burned to vapor ‘neath a million suns

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