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Turd In The Grass

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Turd In The Grass

I refuse to feel like a turd in the grass
Laying there till I become petrified
No one coming to pick me up
They see me as the low of the low

Laying there till I become petrified
Of no value to anyone else
They see me as the low of the low
I lay here alone in the tall grass

Of no value to anyone else
Is this all there is to my existance
I lay here alone in the tall grass
It is time for me to rise to my feet

Is this all there is to my existence
This is not the life of which I dreamed
It is time for me to rise to my feet
Passion for living energizes my life

This is not the life of which I dreamed
No one coming to pick me up 
It's time for me to rise to my feet
I refuse to feel like a turd in the grass

Dedicated to Colleen Bono, she always jokes 
that I can write about a Turd in the grass
and make it sound good. This one is for you Kiddo


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  1. Date: 7/11/2013 6:41:00 AM

    Hi Richard. Life seems to have a lot of this stuff lately...Soup Mail.

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 12:21:00 AM

    Having a little dog that I give walks frequently I know exactly what you're coming from! What's worse than having no use for anyone is becoming the stink on their shoe... ha ha! You CAN write about a turd in the grass... who would have thought :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/21/2013 6:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    All thanks to Colleen
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 9:09:00 AM

    Damn, I love this!!! Sense of humor, for the win!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/21/2013 6:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Drake
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 8:04:00 AM

    Oh laughing here.....

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/17/2013 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Glad I could add some humor.
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 7:54:00 AM

    This is very awesome. I can't stop smiling. Thanks for the soupmail. Well done on your amazing write.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/17/2013 8:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 1:22:00 AM

    Hi Richard loved this and left me tittering, great to back reading all my friends on the soup, missed everyone, all the best Poetowen

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/17/2013 6:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Owen, welcome back
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 8:14:00 PM

    If this is for a Contest I think it is a winner...he he Funny one Rich.. Can't resist clicking on a title like that. Do you have a little doggie to dedicate it to????? SuZ

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 8:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    No, just based on a comment Collen has written me a few times.
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 7:23:00 PM

    A very sticky subject matter that you handled lol very well Rick, I'd never thought of a thinking turd before, brilliiant. Take care, Richard

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 7:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Richard
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 6:47:00 PM

    Ha, it does sound good, Rick. Hope you are having a great Father's Day :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 7:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes an excellent day, fantastic weather. Croce to Peachland and had a picnic by the lake with friends.
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 6:19:00 PM

    You are the best FERTILIZER on SOUP

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 6:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    *lol*
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 6:16:00 PM

    can I just say LOL.............. and LOL *** :-) PD

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 6:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes you can and yes you can. ;0)
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 6:07:00 PM

    3rd stanza,2nd line,suppose to be Is?Damn typo's.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 6:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 5:58:00 PM

    you are so awesome and i knew you could make it sound good.I am so glad i was on to be the first to comment.Love always Colleen

    Bono Avatar Colleen Bono Date: 6/16/2013 6:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You and PD make me smile everyday and you have no idea how much I need that.For the rest of the family,this is how we should ALL get along. Love to all Colleen aka The Serious Poet
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2013 6:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Glad you made it first to comment. I like a challenge wasn't sure where I was going to take this one.