poMotion poetry

just over there

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just over there, on the banks of the river stumptown took shape
trees chopped for buildings, chairs, desks
just over there, smiling men gather the garbage
just over there, frightened men are treated like garbage
just over there in between flashes of brilliance normal people do what needs to be done
just over there in alley ways filled with discarded needles children learn about life

by Brian Feist

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Written by lickmypoetry

June 8, 2010 at 9:24 am

Posted in poem, poetry

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  1. Wow…this one has a real punch at the end…just love it for addressing several social areas of concern. Thanks for this one.

    slpmartin

    June 8, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    • Thanks! I was apprehensive about that last line, it felt a little too biting, so I am glad it worked.

      Brian

      June 8, 2010 at 1:52 pm

  2. just over there sings to the soul with its simplicity —well said dear heart

    julie

    June 19, 2010 at 6:28 pm


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