Robert Brendan

(1979 / Calgary)

Nostalgia - Poem by Robert Brendan

at a a time
it seemed
through the microfiche
of literature
that the questing
aspect of the youth of the
day carried fire and fruit.
but now
with little ceremony
I will say that
those people in the fifties
with voices loud enough
to have their dissent
relegated to footnote and
were right
when their thinking was:
Television will kill
the soul.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 17, 2005

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