WilliamMorrisThurstonThe3rd

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I was born on March 14th, 1963 in San Bernardino, California. My Mom, Bless her heart, is my inspiration.

  January 2023     20 days ago

Submitted Poems 5 total

BACKYARD GRASS

I wish
I could go somewhere
as far as the eye could see -
Hopefully

somewhere

down south like Louisiana where the red beans are so thick, rich and yummy they
taste

like meat -

Maybe

even
go as far as Jamaica - the
Bahamas - the...

by William Morris Thurston III - BillyRayMorris -

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WHAT THE WORLD DESERVES



wouldn't be appropriate
if the world were allowed
to continue with its'
sitting -

dangling

and hanging out up high
all night with the
stars -

it would be fit -
proper

and well deserved
if it were to be found guilty
and...

by William Morris Thurston III - BillyRayMorris -

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Looking Out The Window Through Bare Feet

Ten past six and the stars had taken refuge - I found myself in wait for that black

bird

(the red tail feathered,
red tip beaked one
that met me there
on several occasions
in search of wheat bread crumbs
and sunflower seeds)

to find...

by William Morris Thurston III - BillyRayMorris

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YOUR LOVE IS THE BEST OF ME

Your love is like a body,
Gagged and bound
And weighed way Down
To the bottom of the sea -

There's no escaping it -
Mines being the body - yours
Being the water that preserves me -

It's like the wind
The rain
And the freezing cold -
...

by William Morris Thurston III BillyRayMorris

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FLOWERS

FLOWERS
Seemed sweetest when found on Market/
Not a store but a street,
Way back in NineTeenSeventy somethin'/
NineTeenSeventy-Two to be exact.

She could've been Minnie Rippertin's Daughter/
She looked like Minnie and wore flowers In her...

by William Morris Thurston III/BillyRayMorris

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