david lessard

Rookie - 2 Points (september fourteenth, nineteen forty-one / gardner, massachusetts)

I Am Not Dead - Poem by david lessard

I am not dead,
Just gone away;
Like a vacation,
I'm back to stay.

Until I get tired,
And take some time off,
To get my s... together,
To get rid of this cough.

Did you miss me?
I missed you, I did;
You've not been far from mind,
You sweet, lovely, silly, kid.

I have not passed away,
I haven't been found dying;
I've been on leave, so to speak,
And the poetry's been trying.

Trying, to find its voice,
Trying to find its flavor;
So that a reader will enjoy the work,
And its theme, they can savor.

I am not dead,
Just gone away;
Like the common cold, I'm back,
And it's here, that I will stay.


Comments about I Am Not Dead by david lessard

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/3/2012 11:24:00 AM)


    So glad you are back! Yes I like your poems and they are a joy to savor - I'm not yet dead too so let's keep on - you keep writing them I will keep on savoring the flavor. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011



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