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THE BIRDMAN ( A SALUTE TO IRON MIKE TYSON)

outside his window they hover over

through gallows of granduer to endure

 

great wisdom comes from above given to him

through temples of fire long lines alone

 

Tyson was used to providing

learn to take each new day in perspective

 

never let them leave you second guessing

I must clearly confess

 

The birdman was a dreamer

a no it all talker falling apart at the seams

 

a closet king in a world so very mean

destined for soaring heights tonight in flight

 

there was a lesson to be learned

the birdman goes for a watch

 

chooses it’s greatest need watch as some may bleed

out of every circumstance learn to take part in the dance

 

super sized surprise through it’s twisted lines

look deep within my friend

 

columns of piers we shed a single tear

for all to draw ever nearer
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Submitted by hitalot on January 12, 2018

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Mario William Vitale

Mario William Vitale is a twentieth century poet. He has developed a style of free verse. Has written over one thousand poems. more…

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