Weldon Davis

Silver Star - 3,969 Points (8-16-80 / Fayetteville NC USA)

Shoestrings (And A Bag) - Poem by Weldon Davis

Life is funny
So I laugh :)
All that I own
Shoestrings and a bag

Shoestrings and a bag
In my property
Puts my perspective in place
Properly: /

That I've been humbled
From the extravagance
I once had ($$$)
To my sole possessions now

Shoestrings and a bag

Topic(s) of this poem: humor, insight, life, prison


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedicated to Officer Naylor at CCDC

Comments about Shoestrings (And A Bag) by Weldon Davis

  • Kelly Kurt (1/10/2016 12:19:00 PM)


    We enter with nothing and will leave it behind. Great perspective, Weldon (Report) Reply

    Weldon Davis (1/11/2016 2:17:00 AM)

    Yeah that's part of it Mr. Kurt...To me this poem represents a realization that materialism is shallow and that there is a certain beauty of owning nothing..Being able to step out in the world and start over from scratch and accepting that..Also coming to see that our possessions do not define us..To be cliche..It's whats on the inside that counts

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 10, 2016



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