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Call Me Gonzo

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Call Me Gonzo

For thoose of you who may not know.
Just call me gonzo I write the absurd for life is insane and sometimes 
it takes a madman to speak the truth so very clear.

I write for the broken vacant faces that have lost all hope.
To the dreamer who's well is slowley running dry from everyone
telling him to stop wasting his time.

I write like a endless highway fueled by whiskey and wild women 
every adventure leads to pain but life is pain and i love in spite of it.

I thirst for every unseen mile the desert my brother it's people dwell
in the spirt of the west the opium parlors and brothels spirt still linger.
I write with a hint of danger and a promise of disaster.

Im a blues player whos trying to out run the devil.
Im a outlaw riding to cross the border a woman looking to the 
empty range for my return.

I write because I breath in a world were the creative air has gone 
stale.
The bottle sits apon table and I welcome any strangers company
I just rather that stranger be a warm woman instead of a 
unfriendly amigo who is a little jelouse.

Write to be more than just part of the highways landscape.
Some may call me crude crazy insane some even vulgar and 
liar and thief.
But aside from thoose compliments.
No matter what you may call me.
Dont ever forget to just call me gonzo.

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  1. Date: 2/4/2010 12:39:00 PM
    Greetings Dr. Rober: GREAT poem. When I was in the U.S. Army, this poem connected to my profile. By the way Gonzo was my nick name in the service (because I looked like one...lol). Yours truly: Sheol

  1. Date: 1/30/2010 9:57:00 AM
    I do miss Hunter ... smile ... and Dr. Robert this is great imagery and wonderful writing here and congratulations on your win in Deborah's contest!!

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 1:12:00 AM
    Much truth in the madman's words, Gonzo. Congratulations on your success in the contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/28/2010 7:24:00 AM
    This is very creative and very interesting to read. A big congratulations to you, Gonzo!! andrea

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 8:26:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, gonzo :) Keep writing!

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 6:15:00 PM
    Congratulations Dr Robert! great win!

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 1:07:00 PM
    Gonzo..i just enjoyed reading you,,Charma:)

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 12:25:00 PM
    Interesting write. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 6:09:00 AM
    gonzo, good one

  1. Date: 1/21/2010 1:20:00 PM
    Omg your a great writter I love this write it perfect in everyway. please read and comment on my work. and you got soup mail sexy love Gypse