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Lonesome Place

Rating: 2.9

I got to leave this town.
It’s a lonesome place.
Got to leave this town cause
It’s a lonesome place.
A po’, po’ boy can’t
Find a friendly face.

Goin’ down to de river
Flowin’ deep an’ slow.
Goin’ down to de river

Deep an’ slow-
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Michael Walker 15 October 2019

You can feel a lonesome town, and wish to move somewhere else. He may find peace down by the river, but he is weary of life. I like the colloquial speech, not correct English, but more real- 'A po', po' boy'; 'de waters'; ' S' about to overcome me'. A brilliant poem written from the heart.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 01 November 2018

Cause there ain't any worries where the water goes/ Beautiful and profound.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 13 April 2017

A short and sweet poem with depth and throwing light on an important aspect of human psyche.

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