Laurence Overmire

Parent Child - Poem by Laurence Overmire

Every poem is an individual
A song with its own music
Its own unique voice
Its own particular way of expression
Suited, in form and style, to its own
Particular taste

Give it room
Allow it to breathe
Allow it to be different
From what you’d expect
And if you’re lucky
Sometimes it will surprise you.

(Previously published by The Stroll of Poets Society, July 2000)

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  • (5/15/2008 10:25:00 AM)

    i liked it a lot. you have the penchant for saying a lot in a few words, what a lovely title perfect and so apt (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 10, 2008

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