Leone Richardson

Rookie (CH-Lucerne)

Why Not? - Poem by Leone Richardson

empty world full of people
bubbles full of empty life
elbows touch
eyes look straight ahead
can't be bothered
thanks anyway

do you see them?
Who?
can you smell them?
What?
can't see anyone am too alone
can't smell anything am too alone
dried out of words
emotions centred
crumpled memories lost

a man there looking right up at you
who?
put my shades on
pretend he's not there
an old woman
alone and wants to talk

why?
why not?


Lucerne, Fall 1995


Comments about Why Not? by Leone Richardson

  • (6/18/2008 6:37:00 AM)


    Good work Leone! Life is full of paradox's and Why not indeed? you grasp the shadow beautifully, Tai (Report) Reply

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  • (6/17/2008 4:26:00 PM)


    I have written a poem or two on these lines and I think this one speaks dirrect
    I'M LISTENING, <<<<<>>>>>>>>>>
    I think that you have a! ! ! BIG! ! ! HEART! ! ! ! but it has been broken and you have felt the fall
    YES! ...IT HURTS! !

    ALL THE BEST

    LOVE duncan X
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008



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