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Poem 1653 - Old Man In The Park

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Poem 1653 - Old Man In The Park

In a shell of pressed paper, an old man sleeps.
His thin body trembles, from his real dream.
Woe and mercy let loose in time! 
Fable.
A table.
Outside! 
Gray hair and dark teeth.
Smiles, to sad to weep.
Swollen feet! 
In a shell of pressed paper, an old man sleeps.
His thin body trembles, from his real dream.

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  1. Date: 10/20/2013 12:09:00 AM

    Karen,... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. Goodnight poet friend <3 =LINDA

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 12:27:00 PM

    It's so sad that governments focus on weapons of war rather than improving the living conditions of humanity

    van Wyk Avatar Karen van Wyk Date: 10/19/2013 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Agreed!
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 6:24:00 AM

    Karen congrats on being featured a fine poem Shadow x smile

    van Wyk Avatar Karen van Wyk Date: 10/19/2013 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks!