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My year of living dangerous

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My year of living dangerous

just missed that
earthquake caused it 
Bobby said

A jetting eye
caught the rocker coasting
to and fro
on a sad white porch
March 1968

They said you were crazy
and to steer clear
but I gave you an apple
producing a smile
a laugh
and the freedom to just be

We Kelly'd around a lamp post
losing track of time in the warm twilight
of childhood 
and life
then you shared with me a secret

a tree,  knot,  hole

that held a mother load
of silver

and we were richer than rich
till my dinner bell rang
and your hidden voices sang
in March 1968

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  1. Date: 8/1/2015 1:22:00 PM
    Patrick, Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. **SKAT**

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 3:22:00 AM
    Hi PATRICK.. Your fabulous write is featured this week on the Soup homepage.. Huge congrats and the tip of my hat! -LYRIC

  1. Date: 7/30/2015 9:52:00 AM
    Hi Patrick. Congrats for both winning PD's contest, and being featured in PS home page! ;-)

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 10:03:00 PM
    PATRICK, this is a nice winning poem in PD's contest. <3 SKAT <3

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 4:55:00 PM
    Patrick , CONGRATULATIONS~ and thank you for enjoying my contest...I had much fun in closing my contest called ... ""A week into my poem""- Take care and enjoy my blog if you like... have yourself a lovely day.... LINDA