Lawrence Beck

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My advice to anyone reading one of my poems: read it so quickly as you can the first time through. Since I write in a rush, my melody will become most evident if you read in a rush.

I have a web site,, which contains more of my recent poems than the 50 I leave up here. I refresh this site every other month.

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  • Keith (5/19/2020 12:48:00 AM)

    Read some of your poems today, didn’t comment as is your wish, but.........?

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  • Gordon R Menzies Gordon R Menzies (11/8/2018 9:28:00 AM)

    An enjoyable voice...curt, crisp and ripe with cutting clarity and insight.

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  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (12/1/2008 5:30:00 AM)

    your poems are passionate and devastating.

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  • Lori Boulard (10/3/2006 7:29:00 AM)

    It occurred to me this morning that no matter why I sign onto this site, if there's a Lawrence Beck post, I'm there. I have yet to be disappointed by anything you've written, Monsieur Beck, and that says a lot. Your poems are tight, real, and manage to balance between pure artistry and readability. It is a pleasure to read you here!
    Cheers, Lori

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Best Poem of Lawrence Beck

Worthy Of Nothing More Than A Bullet In The Head

He looks at you as if you've farted.
How dare you complain about
The things he does for businesses
And ask him to help out the poor?
That's not the way the world works.
The rich get richer.They give money
To this toad whose title says that he's
Your representative in Congress.
Clearly, he is not.He works for those
Who pay his bills, the ones who have
A job for him when he gets tired
Of the spotlights.His grubby
Constituents, the families who
Need food, the women who are
Groped when they're at work,
The kids whose parents brought them
Here as ...

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