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A Scene from Our City

Loud music 
         and lights on a bridge 
  cut into my consciousness
Another city evening has come 
   The heat of the midsummer 
afternoon 
     has gone away 
bringing the night people into focus 
   A demi - monde in the heart of the metropolis 
Wanton women, drunken men and 
all the bars are open 
   I stay inside and miss the "action"
    Utilizing my pen 
I free myself from the dark urban scenario
Creativity is a gift to all concernted 
    Pleasure comes 
to those who dare to express 
their innermost feelings
and through the magic of words    
        touch the souls
of kindred spirits

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  1. Date: 11/18/2012 3:14:00 PM
    Your poem tells us where the action really dwells - 'in the souls of kindred spirits"

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 9:17:00 AM
    Am sending soup mail.."

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 9:16:00 AM
    Good one from you Matthew, really enjoyed today, hope The rest of your Sunday goes well, Joe..)

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 6:46:00 PM
    i'm sure you've touched many souls with your magic words. i like the fact that even when you stay inside, the sounds of the city float in anyway, so you're still a part of it.

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 6:14:00 PM
    I like this. I'm glad that you stay inside, You might not be missing much. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla