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Alone Again, Naturally

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Alone Again, Naturally


The tapping keys are calling
but in the background buildings
loom - duty's calling
I repose, think

Two for the show and one for the road.

You must go it alone, you must!
You know other things too -
like promises mingling with dust,
like August without summer, that

Requiem for what's dead is only
procrastination -
when life's arms of sunshine
fill you with dread.

Two for the show -
one for the road.  



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  1. Date: 3/12/2013 12:36:00 AM

    loved the song, love the poem, love you, love your parents...for making you!

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 6:18:00 PM

    very nicely written,,,, a little sad ,,, blessing of the day ;}

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 8:48:00 AM

    This one is kinda sad but a wonderful write for sure...never listened to the song folks are talkin'bout below but I enjoyed your poem Sherese.

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 12:10:00 PM

    Very nice poem... Great line 'two for the shoe - one for the road'! Keep 'em coming... Terry

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden Date: 7/21/2012 9:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the note. Appreciate your comments.
  1. Date: 7/16/2012 8:56:00 PM

    great melancholy poem. Just like the song by the same title, which I really loved. And I guess you are from my era since you know of Bread!! yes, they were a wonderful group.

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden Date: 7/21/2012 9:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    To our shared era. Thanks always for your comments and for stopping by.
  1. Date: 7/16/2012 12:44:00 PM

    love the song...deep write...love...Joseph

    Gooden Avatar Sherese Gooden Date: 7/21/2012 9:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Joseph. Great to have you stop by.
  1. Date: 7/16/2012 2:58:00 AM

    kno the feel when ya turn on heel, an stagger down the road, talk to self aint got the wealth, just freedom to seek with patience, of "Alone again naturally," by Sherese Gooden Don

    JOHNSON Avatar DON JOHNSON Date: 7/22/2012 2:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    still love the flow and rhyme, and your style is very fine....
  1. Date: 7/15/2012 4:45:00 PM

    nice write Sherese,love it,keep em' coming

  1. Date: 7/15/2012 2:05:00 PM

    Oh, when I saw the title of this poem, I kept thinking of the song by the same title, it's running through my mind as I read this, Sherese. Do you weave? Interesting that you've ended it with"Two for the show-one for the road". Melancholy ending. Best wishes!!!! Mikki

  1. Date: 7/15/2012 1:56:00 PM

    Interesting work..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..I understand that procrastination..Mine is not dead but very alive..Sar