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OLD DREAMS

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OLD DREAMS

OLD DREAMS

it’s nothing fancy
just an old two-story home –
unfinished basement
plastic siding over wood
on high ground against a flood

and the neighborhood?
hey! It’s about just plain folks
folks living just plain –
no doctors, bankers, lawyers
nope! we’re wood-cutters, sawyers

this is where i live
oh i could do much better
this i tell myself
trying to set self above
giving my old butt a shove

talk about old age
talk about one being stuck
talk about old dreams
nope! this common crowd will do
sorry for the lonely few

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  1. Date: 2/1/2013 3:34:00 PM
    You dispense in such an easy flow, of the greatness found in the general populace and their daily life quality Daver. I can't think of better folk to write on than the everyday hero's you throw a light on here.."

    Maverick Avatar Joe Maverick
    Date: 2/8/2013 2:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I must ask your pardon Daver; I must have written to James Foulks in the early hours and I got confused.. 'Cos I know you aint really a James L O L)) take care Joe..)
    austin Avatar daver austin
    Date: 2/5/2013 3:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Who the hell is James? Love, daver
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:13:00 AM
    I love nothing better than the common humble crowd..lovely..Charma

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 11:37:00 AM
    That is life ..... that's life ... not pleasant to be "old."....:) - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)