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Go to your dark, quiet place



You know I've always been an illogical fellow,
because I usually wear lots of yellow,
and everyone in town thinks I'm ridiculous.
Although there is a purpose, an intent, so stupendous,
it sometimes overwhelms my thoughts of society.

It's a grand way of hearing what's being aforesaid,
by all whom have the answers to nearly every wondering head.
It's wonderful being ignored by so many pretentious citizens,
whom apparently know about forever, and also the end.
In my sixty-five-years I've never had the answers to that.

Maybe tomorrow I'll change to blue-jeans and a T-shirt.
I'll shave off most of my beard brush my hair, and flirt,
with the vanity of these all-knowing, big talkers.
I'll coyly ask many questions of these,
becoming a mocker of whom I please.

It will be fun causing those who speak forever,
and not having a clue about love or the Creator.
To me it is a blight on humanity, and society,
to listen to speakers, televisions, computers in totality...
Go to your dark, quiet space and heed your Spirit and mind.

2/28/2014

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I began writing Lyrics, short stories, and poetry some 43-years-ago. When I was in high school, during the 60s, I met the great Robert Frost. He spoke to me about my real elementary attempts at writing and poetry. He took some time with me, after assembly hall and told me to not stop writing. Now, that I have been around the world as a USMarine, and have lived through 2-years of the Vietnam War, I still am writing. Now at 63-years-old, I am enjoying being on Poetry.com with you all. I was born 12/21/1948, in Worcester, MA. There I began trying to write lyrics at 5-years-old, on my Grandmother's piano -- this has been a life-time ambition/Hobby for me. I live now in Gallatin, TN, and I am disabled/retired from the vietnam war.This is how I move around and, hopefully, meet others of like mind/spirit. I am mostly American Indian and 4th Generation Irish in the USA. My poetry are moments, which I've seen, and lived during my life. I believe allpoetry are photos, or glimpses into moments of life. Styles have changed over the years, and it is in reading/listening to others' poems that give poets ideas and imaginations to build their own style. This is who I am, as a man, who simply loves the written arts/preforming arts. Keep on writing!Lucian Tower. more…

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