jerry hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,344 Points (January 4,1931 / a citizen of the world)

Dispossessed - Poem by jerry hughes

We don't clear tall buildings
in a single bound anymore.
The people we once admired
have surrended to mediocrity.
And the tall buildings wonder:
'Will we ever be hurdled again? '


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  • (11/6/2007 1:53:00 AM)

    Addendum: Allie, thank you and bless you for mentioning Jim Cairns - who was the final flicker of Ben Chifley's, light on the hill. I remember and love him well. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/6/2007 1:42:00 AM)

    Oh my own superman with his underpants always outside his trousers! Wherever you throw your words, the buildings are waiting in breathless anticipation. A brilliant response to the drift to the middle ground. Jimmy Cairns, where are you? love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 5, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011


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