Below is the poem entitled A Different Game which was written by poet
Robbins AKA Gonzo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Robbins AKA Gonzo
John Patrick Robbins AKA Gonzo
Friends and trouble go hand in hand.
Legends of the neighborhood.
Like statues and vacant buildings still stand.
A crime in plain view no one ever saw.
Held hostage in fear.
The mouse sturggles to escape from
Blood on the bricks that stains my mind.
Time takes me away.
Yet never leaves the memory far behind.
Summers in the city nights run into days.
We turn are backs to the truth.
But in this game everyone plays.
Heros are villians depending
on who you are.
Stories told bout the other night.
Hidden truths like the bat under the bar.
The players are future tombstones
Men glorified beyond there name.
the citys children caught within her confines.
Forced to play a different game.