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  March 2023     13 days ago

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A Night in Sicily

A Night in Sicily

The Cobblestones tell the story of waves, crashing against the cymbals, facial fountains spitting waterfalls of fresh water in the twilight, passing through small towns, with intimate cafes, where church bells sing the songs of...

by Willie Dean, Jr.

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Down a winding road

Down a winding road


There, I was strolling along the countryside,
A stockade fence leaning, brown-green faded,
grass, unpaved road with scattered specks
of crush run. As I approached the downward
steep spiral twist, leading to nowhere sure....

by Willie Dean, Jr.

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Down a winding road

Down a winding road


There, I was strolling along the countryside,
A stockade fence leaning, brown-green faded,
grass, unpaved road with scattered specks
of crush run. As I approached the downward
steep spiral twist, leading to nowhere sure....

by Willie Dean, Jr

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When we all grow up

When we all grow up

If you’ve ever driven on I-20 in Atlanta, in the mornings,

 you know that it can be a nightmare,

 bumper to bumper traffic, on this brisk day,

 as I head into my office,
post covid, working a hybrid schedule, which is...

by Willie Dean, Jr.

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This poem spoke to me deeply and resonated so much, I was translated back to the time highlighted in this beautiful poem.

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A powerful piece of verse, that challenges all of humanity to focus less on self and more on our fellowman, and if by chance we make mistakes along the way, its okay, because each encounter brings along with it, its on lessons that we might draw from. Knowing that as human beings or sentient beings we are not meant to be along but to be more communal. Willie Dean, Jr. Poet 

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At first I had to re-read the poem to grasp what Eliot was eluding too, the Poet in my estimation is a sort of watchman, not gender specific but in the biblical sense pointing out the troubles or issues that abound in the life of it's people, sort of sounding the trumpet and is not bound by status or title as it were. Willie Dean, Jr. Poet 

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I reminded of what it means to be a child, the innocence of childhood, the purity and the honesty, we all can still learn from the children if we are willing to watch and listen. Beautiful poem,

4 months ago

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I thought it was well written, and the imagery spoke to me. It was just a beautiful poem. Willie Dean, Jr.

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