Abandon

I wish to live with true abandon
experiencing things more at random
Just like the first man Adam
drinking clean water
living with nature in tandem

Garden freedom body exposed
Unconcerned with cars or clothes
Easy does it anything goes
Touch the sky
feel the sand between my toes

A happy sort of ecstatic
The natural life no plastic
My days more elastic
I could be a true original 
instead of a conservative classic

For me no rules to live by
No one to ask me how and why
I could give anything a try
No fear to hold me back
Watch and see this old guy fly!

Written specifically for Brenda Chiri's Abandon Poetry contest
July 16, 2018 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 8/2/2018 6:56:00 AM
Nice one, Richard, congratulations on your win too:)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 8/2/2018 8:42:00 AM
Thanks Jo!
Date: 7/27/2018 6:13:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. :)
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Date: 7/27/2018 6:00:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, Richard . I enjoyed reading this well written poem with great imagery. Hugs Eve
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Date: 7/26/2018 6:48:00 PM
Congrats on a really well deserved win, Richard.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/27/2018 9:35:00 AM
Thanks Andrea.
Date: 7/26/2018 3:03:00 PM
Nicely done, free and open as it should be. True to the prompt. Congrats on your win. Clever work.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/27/2018 9:35:00 AM
Thanks Greg.
Date: 7/26/2018 1:22:00 PM
Excellent in ideas n rhyming. Congrats to win top.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/27/2018 9:37:00 AM
Thanks Anisha.
Date: 7/26/2018 12:09:00 PM
Excellent Richard and wonderful ending too. Congratulations :)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/27/2018 9:40:00 AM
Thanks Heidi.
Date: 7/26/2018 10:29:00 AM
Congratulations! Creatively delicious.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/27/2018 9:40:00 AM
Thanks Frances.
Date: 7/25/2018 5:00:00 PM
Wonderful wishful, wholesome thinking, Richard, if only... Congratulations on your 1st Place win. Sandra
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/26/2018 7:54:00 AM
Thanks Sandra.
Date: 7/25/2018 4:11:00 PM
Congrats, dear. I'm always so happy when you are honoured. Blessings
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/26/2018 7:54:00 AM
Thanks for the visit and blessings, hugs Rick.
Date: 7/25/2018 2:13:00 PM
I said this was brilliant before, just dropping by to say well done on your win in Brendas comp
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/26/2018 7:59:00 AM
Thanks buddy.
Date: 7/25/2018 9:44:00 AM
Congratulations on your top win! I LOVE THIS. bliss! xomo
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/26/2018 7:59:00 AM
Thanks Maureen. :0)
Date: 7/25/2018 5:31:00 AM
I am so happy to see this win a first placement Richard. Congratulations! : )
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Date: 7/25/2018 12:47:00 AM
Rick congrats on your win! Great job! Loved it! It was really hard to judge but finally got it done! Brenda
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Date: 7/24/2018 5:50:00 PM
this is so delightful, Richard. I hope it gets a win.
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Date: 7/24/2018 2:15:00 AM
Brilliant Richard great words my friend, all the best Poetowen
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Date: 7/23/2018 1:18:00 PM
Home Run Richard!! Do you have an extra set of wings?
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/23/2018 1:26:00 PM
Ha ha, yep a spare set in the car, they’re all yours.
Date: 7/23/2018 8:41:00 AM
Nicely crafted my friend...best of luck...^WW^
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/23/2018 9:22:00 AM
Thanks my friend.
Date: 7/23/2018 7:36:00 AM
A refreshing, brilliant verse, Richard. It is so inviting to live a life of simpicity and just enjoy the paradise arond us. T.J
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/23/2018 9:22:00 AM
Thanks Teppo.
Date: 7/23/2018 2:50:00 AM
Wouldn't it be wonderful. This poem made me smile throughout. A real delight Richard!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/23/2018 9:23:00 AM
Glad I could gift a smile.
Date: 7/22/2018 10:30:00 AM
Brilliant, brilliant write, well done Richard
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/23/2018 9:23:00 AM
Thanks Nick.
Date: 7/22/2018 1:43:00 AM
Sounds like my kind of freedom, Richard, I hope you go some way towards reaching this Nirvana. Without being arrested :) . Regards, Viv
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/23/2018 9:24:00 AM
Ha ha, i’ll Be cautious.
Date: 7/22/2018 1:21:00 AM
I would love to live like this too. No holding back, no fear. (Great take on the contest theme. )
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/22/2018 9:08:00 AM
Thanks Becca, :0).
Date: 7/20/2018 7:29:00 PM
How we willingly assume burdens—one by one we carry them home and toss them into a bag like rocks. No wonder we can’t fly, and when we try, we cry. So to downsize, all but the soul. Delightful, Richard. Make it so.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/22/2018 9:09:00 AM
Great comment, thanks Mark.
Date: 7/20/2018 2:18:00 PM
You've always flown beautifully.... keep flying!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 7/20/2018 3:23:00 PM
;0) thanks Eileen.
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