poet Laurence Overmire

Laurence Overmire

Go West, Young Man

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)

Poem Submitted: Friday, April 14, 2006
Poem Edited: Saturday, April 5, 2008

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  • Duncan Wyllie (4/14/2006 10:44:00 AM)

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

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