john o'connell

Rookie (11.12.1949 / Limerick, Ireland)

I Have Another Friend. - Poem by john o'connell

another friend.

i have another friend:
he was intensely unhappy
and jumped from a bridge.

now he sits
in a wheelchair
and is intensely happy.

Comments about I Have Another Friend. by john o'connell

  • (3/12/2010 11:41:00 AM)

    'and if I ever lose my legs
    I won't moan and I won't beg
    oh if I ever lose my legs
    oh well...
    I won't have to walk no more'

    Moonlight shadow, Cat Stevens

    Somehow I began humming this song, one of my favourites, while reading your poem, great write!
    Take care,

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 27, 2010

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