Lawerence Mize, Sr.

Lawerence Mize, Sr.

Baltimore, Maryland
Lawerence Mize, Sr.
Baltimore, Maryland
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Was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1949. Enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966 and served in the Republic of Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division. Haunted by my experiences in Vietnam I began to write poems to help me cope with the painful memories I still carry.
I am currently retired from the Baltimore City Police Department. Poems I've submitted on PoemHunter.Com are about a range of issues and things that matter to me.
Popular Poems
Be Not Afraid
Be not afraid
As you climb the hill
Look back behind you
Take in your fill
And I Wonder
Did you ever wonder
About your very last day?
How would you spend it?
What would you say?
Hot summer sun
Crab cakes on a bun
A cooling breeze
To put you at ease
Ode To Baltimore
Rode by houses
I lived in in the day
Now boarded-up relics
wood rot and decay
Flat on my back
All sick and blue
Long cold days of winter
With nothing to do


Smoky Hoss 14 October 2015
The more I read of poet Mize's words, the more I like them, the more I want to read them. Very good words indeed.
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