Laurence Overmire Poems

Hit Title Date Added
131.
Odyssey

Thirty years is a long time
Thirty years...
These streets were mine thirty years ago
I knew them all
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132.
Old Man And A Bench

Old man sitting on a bench
In the park
At the edge of town.
The paint is peeling
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133.
Old Shoes

Old shoes
Broken-soled brothers
Have seen happier days
I remember when I bought them
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134.
One In A Million

I make it my life’s work
To feel
I make it hard to live
In denial
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135.
One September Morning

Suddenly

Life wasn’t trivial anymore
People began to mean what they say
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136.
One Without The Other

Life
when viewed through the prism of Death

Appears
...

137.
Opening The Blind

I am. Today. At last.
A new me
Opens his eyes
The first light of morning breaks
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138.
Orbits Around The Moon

I am caught in time
in a timeless place
no borders, no boundaries
just psychological bolts
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139.
Our Baby Boy

(The parents slammed him against the wall)
When they didn’t listen

(Beat him upside the head)
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140.
Out Of The Depths

In the creative clash
Wit and inspiration
Desperadoes of the soul
Struggling
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