Lawrence Beck

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  • Gordon Menzies Gordon 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.

  • 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

Shut In

It rains.The leaves are turning, soon to fall.The world goes
About its business as I sit inside, intent on getting back to it.
Four weeks of watching out my window, shadowed, wincing,
Wishing I was well enough to rise and walk among the semiconscious
Hordes have been enough.There's nothing here, as I had thought
Perhaps there'd be, to write about.Each day's the same.Each
Passes, stripped of stimulus, and everything I read provokes, not
Thought, but anger at my torpor.My words, sparks str

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