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Fireworks Go Off

Later on today...yeah...
Fireworks are gonna sound like
Gunshots in each direction...
But, it looks like a growing sunflower in the air
The sounds are too much to bear...
Scaring cats and dogs away...
Confusion sticks to us...like a leech 
I'm not feeling okay...I want to go to the beach
I have a migraine...okay? 
Let me swim away into the ocean

Fireworks go off, but I'm caught in waves of motion...

And I forget about the commotion...

Thank the Lord Almighty...
For His loving-kindness and peace He plants in me 

I'm Experiencing
Cloud 7
Again...thank heaven 

I get afraid when 
Fireworks go off
I get spooked out in the den
Full of lions and I have 

ENOUGH
OF 
THIS 
NONSENSE...

Quit
The 
Noise...

ENOUGH 
WITH 
YOUR 
PRESENCE

Quit 
wandering 
around
like 
all
FIVE
toes...

REJOICE! It's fourth of July!
Oooh! Look at the glorious, black velvet sky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

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  1. Date: 7/4/2013 8:24:00 AM
    Great description of today's events. Enjoyable poem, David. My name is Jiril Clemons, check out my poems, might find one you like.