Laurence Overmire

Go West, Young Man - Poem by Laurence Overmire

When you feel the stagnate of life
in the shoe
Time to move, to stir, to rally

Mix it up with the Maker

Pull a number out of a hat
and take a chance
Spurs to the hide, mane to the wind

Like a bullet, flying
straight on
Toward a new horizon.

(Previously published in Austin Daze, March 2001)

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  • (4/14/2006 10:44:00 AM)

    Wow! You've really done it for me in this one, such a tallented writer, Love Duncan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 14, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 5, 2008

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