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what else is there to write about
if not love?
who cares of the meanderings of man
as a soloist?

his woeful voyage of various
engagining in his lonely

the capital I(d)

what else is there to live for
if not love?

wandering the barren grime of urban
weathering its electric storms
without adore
with the insane belief
that less is more

"no!" i say
this is not for me
this is not
for us

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  1. Date: 11/17/2009 1:39:00 PM
    You're right there! take a look at my poem, Your Soul And Your Spirit Is Really You! love Simone

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 1:59:00 PM
    Indeed it is not for 'us'...well at least, not for you my dear! Whenever I read your work, I fear it is I whom art the hack. Your awe struck Brian-ette, Kat x

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 9:10:00 AM
    Now, this, I really like. I thought the phrasing is clever, (or my style). Great piece of poetry!

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 7:55:00 AM
    Megalomania. Hummm- I get so involved with the poems that I read. Out here am I, in the woods, not quite alone, in cyberspace. Living with less, when I had more. But the less has opened my door. Now, I sit down and write so much. And hopefully, another heart I shall touch. With humbleness, care, understanding... and more. I really like your poem. I had to take a second look at myself. And sanity. .. the capital (I)d - always enjoys your comments on my work. Thank you. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 6:03:00 AM
    Another amazing write Brian.

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 5:51:00 AM
    Another wonderful write! I enjoy reading your work my friend. And thanks for visiting my Roma. lol!! I normally keep better composure... don't judge me my little venting poem. ;) Hugs!

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 5:44:00 AM
    soup mail calls you pls my friend

  1. Date: 5/9/2009 5:37:00 AM
    what is there to writw about if not love?you know my friend just this morning i was thinking of writing and similiar ideas to this poetry here came in my mind,im glad i didnt do it y-you did!and you do it wonderfully better--very nicely penned and so true--love is the reason---charma

  1. Date: 5/8/2009 9:12:00 PM
    I've always wondered why people believe "less is more." Thank you for the affirmation in this beautiful reflection on the inspiration love provides. Great line: "the capital I(d)." (My PhD sister recently asked me what "id" meant. LOL) Excellent poem! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/8/2009 8:36:00 PM
    Brian, so great to see another piece of excellence from you, this is a remarkable write, It moves right through the bones with every carefully chosen word!

  1. Date: 5/8/2009 5:42:00 PM
    You are a brilliant writer my friend..this entire piece is done very well...what else is there to write about other than love...the urban bit is awesome..well done.