Laurence Overmire

In Our Little Worlds - Poem by Laurence Overmire

Boxed in tight corners of unreality

We believe we know
Understand, perceive
Things greater than
Platitudes served on chafing
Forces over which we command


Ideas promulgated without censure of
Yet so certain is our
We would defend it, immorally

To the death.

(Previously published in CER*BER*US, XLVII, Fall 2002)

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  • (3/11/2006 2:31:00 PM)

    This is fantastic.Applaud! Applaud! My kind of poetry! Love Duncan (Report)Reply

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  • (3/11/2006 2:25:00 PM)

    All I can say is that it's the best poem I ever read. I hope I will be able to write like that one day. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 5, 2008

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