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Back To The Machine Gun

Rating: 3.1
I awaken about noon and go out to get the mail
in my old torn bathrobe.
I'm hung over
hair down in my eyes
gingerly walking on the small sharp rocks
in my path
still afraid of pain behind my four-day beard.

the young housewife next door shakes a rug
out of her window and sees me:
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Edward Kofi Louis 30 October 2020
Act! ! Being shot! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Khairul Ahsan 30 October 2020
Not impressed with this poem, but congratulations to the poet anyway, for its selection as the 'Modern Poem of the Day'!
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Dr Antony Theodore 30 October 2020
I'm hung over hair down in my eyes barefoot gingerly walking on the small sharp rocks A very fine poem. tony
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Mahtab Bangalee 30 October 2020
there's only one way to handle those motherf******ckers. the night harness races will have to wait. ///wow superb quality writing on the tone of rebellious, great poem
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Realities of life has so soberly been handled
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V Vijaya kumar 16 January 2019
Naive..no fumbling for words to depict.....it's a photo framed still life piece of art work..a graphical representation of something petty nobody expects....yet, when read it, hangs over like a pang of sorrow..
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* Sunprincess * 21 January 2016
.............the poet sets the scene amazingly, I'm sure the day was beautiful.. I could easily imagine how those rocks felt on bare feet.... and the feeling one has when receiving nothing but bad news in the mailbox.. a poem of reality for so many ?
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Thomas Case 30 November 2015
where are your poems Larry......it's easy to sit back and critisize when you don't even try....Buk is what so many writers pretend to be. He lives, no pretense.
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Thomas Case 30 November 2015
Larry....I strongly disagree....Buk takes the mundane and turns it into true poetry...it's the flash in the darkness.
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Smoky Hoss 24 December 2014
The beauty of an individual soul, walking, working and wandering through a life, and expressing so in the wonder of words, as viewed by one who is not afraid to speak as he sees. Surprisingly refreshing, actually.
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