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To the rejected, outcast poet

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To the rejected, outcast poet

If you're weird, a black sheep, a natural outsider,
If you fish in a solitary pond.
If you come from the lonely, the lost and forgotten,
If you're eccentric, living beyond

The social etiquette of populist mantra,
To say and do what others demand?
Then you and I are friends in our gorgeous sublime,
To face the world, together, hand in hand.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 8/6/2017 9:32:00 AM
Perfectly penned Lewis.
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Date: 7/22/2017 10:10:00 AM
Hi Lewis, a penned perfectly poem. A huge 7! :))))))
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Date: 7/23/2017 10:42:00 PM
Thanks Regina
Date: 7/18/2017 9:33:00 AM
Well said Lewis you have expressed how many of us poets feel. When I tell people I write poetry they look at me like I have two heads. It seems we fish in the same pond my friend.
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Lewis Raynes
Date: 7/23/2017 10:41:00 PM
Thanks Edward
Date: 7/9/2017 7:11:00 AM
Very relatable. Nice poem there my friend!
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Lewis Raynes
Date: 7/23/2017 10:37:00 PM
Thanks Kudzai