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Monkey Boy

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Monkey Boy

First noticed during an outing by novice photographers amid the wilderness of America in
The year cited, 1965; a dawning period in time towards sweeping change, via civil unrest
Never afore had anyone seen quite a creation such as he; this pure white primate species
With golden locks of hair and faraway eyes which seemed able to penetrate, their gazes....
Returning unto Europe that winter, astonishing pictures as proof in hand and her queen 
Quite amazed commissioned a covert expedition including her countries most acclaimed
Scientist, anthropologist and highest ranking officials along side her own curious daughter
Whom her highness would often state as being that, her wild child princess; retro metro
A shipment of silver and gold to help sustain themselves should their quest be hampered
By the native customs and or perhaps, resistence amid this foreign land called, Plaxisium
Having heard of the gunslingers out west killing off the buffalo as bartering with politicians
In Washington whileas their youth were left searching for reason, understanding, identity....
...."Monkey Boy" ˜

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  1. Date: 7/26/2012 4:55:00 PM
    very beguiling and informative on all fronts,tristen... i was pulled in by your theme and rare impressions... i like!..

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 8:50:00 AM
    interesting and intriguing piece tristen luv.. too far back for me to recall ..guess I was born too late.. your words are continually special and extraordinary luv.. hope u r having a super day..

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 5:52:00 PM
    Interesting work..Thanks for stopping by with congrats on my contest entry that placed..It was a memory of my growing up and eating syrup on biscuits everday..We had Log Cabin Syrup which back then was maple syrup then it went to part maple syrup then to no maple syrup but imitation maple syrup.Sara

    Cayton Avatar Cindy Cayton
    Date: 7/25/2012 6:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    it would be kind of you to allow me to remark your work as you are leaving thoughtful comments on mine, Cindy
  1. Date: 7/25/2012 9:31:00 AM
    1965t was certainly a turning point in our history.