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Submitted Poems 4 total

This man of stone

In his gray tired manner He sets his mind to rest An appalled figure of arrest Aptitude of the common rest He is the all that has its place To gutters mansions or placid place He plays right off the oppressed The common day and no less He caps t...

by Torn Classic

added by torn_c
9 days ago

Tomorrow's Way

Home at last in wife’s tender arms, I scan the future with mild alarms. Around the corner is separation and pain, But in my heart sweetness where love has lain. A sweet song sung today, Paints the pleasures of tomorrow’s way. A casual word now dr...

by Torn Clasic

added by torn_c
9 days ago

Willy Way Mark

Willy, dear Willy Way Mark Lived just south of the park He got married one day Took a woman to live his way She lived hers and he lived his All was fine until he quizzed He asked her a simple favor She refused in a fever And just before he...

by Torn Clasic

added by torn_c
9 days ago

Short Epic of a Life Lived

Sitting on the doorstep so lonely Cigarette in hand, without a light Wind is blowing, night is dark Stark naked his soul As he contemplates his life Torn apart, open to all And then she came. Lit by the light she held She lit his cigarette...

by Torn Clasic

added by torn_c
9 days ago

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