Laurence Overmire


Laurence Overmire Poems

401. And God Made A Poet 2/24/2006
402. The Life Of A Cat 2/22/2006
403. Quasimodo: To Esmeralda 11/15/2004

Comments about Laurence Overmire

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 6:55:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

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Best Poem of Laurence Overmire

A Prayer For The Dying

Every day admit me
Please
Into the portal of the
Divine
Allow me to feel
The sublime majesty of life
To know
The sanctity of relationship
To touch
The beauty of Earth
Breathe into this poor undeserving frame
An immortal telling
A lasting consequence
Give me the power
To see
To believe
To dream
Forever.

(Previously published in Poetry Soul To Soul, Dec.2000)

Read the full of A Prayer For The Dying

Sink Hole

He made the mistake of standing on top of the television set.
He thought maybe he could conquer it, I guess
But instead

It swallowed him up and burped him out into an

Infomercial.
And if we don’t pay $149.95 in six easy installments
We’ll probably never see him again.