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by by dexter121uk

http://clockwisecat.com/

Down, so many things forced down, 
they force you 		look down, lie down,
even music tracks “comma, down, doobee down.” 
	The tracks the coyote left in the snow
drew my eyes down, the cat is missing. 
Poor half-bitten stray, already a gimp, 
I bet he was overcome and went down, 
down by the riverside
	down by …

Yes, the down-drums, 
I ain’t going to worry war no more, 
I ain’t going to worry war no more. 
Yeah, right—

Of course, there are some good downsides
when a lover goes down, but all and all,
I prefer the upbeat, 
to the beat-down 
the suburbs to the
downtown.

Fisrt Published by Clockwise Cat Jan 2015

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 10/15/2015 11:28:00 PM
An exciting write
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Date: 10/13/2015 10:11:00 AM
DG, We believe in down home here in the South and down, down doggie and wish they would get right down to the bare facts. Great Poem. Jim Horn
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Date: 10/12/2015 4:51:00 PM
I enjoyed your poem.
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