Joao Otero

One Day To Try (Poetic Dialog With Bob Marley) - Poem by Joao Otero

Above the shades of graves and
below the shinning sky
I saw a man and his dreams
to rot alone and die
his friends of slippery hands
his youth in search to find
a love, a break in violence
a sweeter suicide
and all those tears so sad...
the man who cried
it's all he ever begged
one day to try
one day to try

Poet's Notes about The Poem

It was a long conversation.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 6, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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