Barry Van Allen

Bub-Eye - Poem by Barry Van Allen

Where exactly was it written that good poems must be depressing?
Doesn't life contain enough of that?

Does it need to be a form of entertainment?
I for one would rather not -

I prefer to see the sun and see you in it,
but if you must find a corner where it's dark to hide away,

see all of the above,
a few more times before you go !

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  • (3/31/2007 4:02:00 AM)

    Yes! Sincerely, Connie Webb (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, December 13, 2010

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