Laurence Overmire


Artist With Shovel - Poem by Laurence Overmire

We're trying to come to terms with this thing called
'Life'
That's what artists do

Trying to dig beauty out of the
Pain
To create something lasting

Something that speaks beyond
Generations
Something extraordinary

To mock the crude incivility of the grave.


(First electronically published in This Hard Wind, by EWGPresents, Vol.4, No.5, May 2000)

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 3, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, April 4, 2008


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