Tag Archives: ambition

Looking at the stars

Oscar we won’t let you down As we trail our lives Through grimy, dusty streets All our past mistakes and sins Crushed beneath our feet Knocking on doors of riches That all the world debars We’ll be looking at the … Continue reading

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Everyday Dreams

These many years the boundaries of my suburban life have held me in And I must admit some security attended such limitations I would tend my house and garden Feed family and nurture all Except me, except me I understood … Continue reading

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Alone

I have been alone so long Visiting those parks where as children we so freely played As evening comes the moon is no comfort and none of these creeping fears may be allayed I’ve even fallen at the chairs where … Continue reading

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Three: Greed

If I take it all It is not enough If I leave the scraps I will feel short changed All the dollars glide Up into my eyes To leave even one Is to be deranged I no longer sleep Ravaged … Continue reading

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Crown of Thorns

Down the years we don Our crown of thorns And bleed our dreams On our life’s brittle page Make our prayers to gods Give our sacrifice As though bargaining can make Us rule this weary stage Each year we find … Continue reading

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Competition

This competition excoriates Friendships broken Fallen at the feet Of mere victory Struggle in vain Only one may rise And there at his feet All the broken dreams And dreamers lie This trophy is of blood And broken bone And … Continue reading

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Modern World

This is the modern Stairway to heaven An escalator built For a comfort ride And on either side Are categories of purchases Commodities are now Trinkets to enlightenment Because we have no navigation For any other Upward rise Who said … Continue reading

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Future Minds

These youths that deride Our older remedies Are the future minds That one day yet will take Upon themselves The shackles of the age And as they age they’ll know They’re only future minds For but the briefest time Once … Continue reading

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Hope

These things they say of hope I cannot see them Find myself blind It seems to me that times of hope Were times that would precede despair It was the thing I clinged to When nothing else was there And … Continue reading

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Incremental

The road to despair is incremental It is rarely a steep descent Instead it follows pathways Of bleak and blighted hope Opportunities so close Within grasp and then elusive It builds an edifice so slowly Too late you see yourself … Continue reading

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