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Bear Creek '98
_ a symphonic, folk rock, blues song
1.
I'm an old man looking
For the lost, best parts of me.
I'm an old man looking
For the lost, best parts of me.
I'm looking in the places
Where the people say love...

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Categories: donovan, change, conflict,
Form: Rhyme



You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among the darkness surrounding
Do not let our words run dry
Together, in...

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Categories: donovan, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace, writing,
Form: Ode
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Witch






"50 Words for Poe: Witch"




She liked driving fast
The number plate in the dust
Read DOT.OZ.LimaLimaBrava 
Their destination was Wichita

Foot to the Floor 
Off Route 66 Silver Lady purred
Some Kansas backwater 
Galena sped by in a blur

He...

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Categories: donovan, adventure, mystery, romance,
Form: Free verse
In Loving Memory
In Loving Memory of
Donovan Damon Best
How could one be so lucky?
To have been blessed with you!
Though it wasn't for long,
You meant more than u ever knew

Your loving nature
Was definitely one of a kind!
The devastation of...

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Categories: donovan, anger, death, deep, emotions, loss, pain,
Form: Rhyme
THE DUKE
   John Wayne movies have been a thing of mine,
   But my "Top Ten" I think divine.

   "Rio Bravo" as number one I rate,
    The "Duke"...

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Categories: donovan, dedication, imagination, introspection, workold, character, old,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member British Invasion-1964
There was talk about the nuclear bomb
There was a war going on in Vietnam
It was on the news, the drummers were drumming
Look out America, the British are coming

We couldn't wait to turn our radios on
To...

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Categories: donovan, history, music, world, music, music,
Form: Rhyme
Residue

Residue 

Wrapped in cellophane and ribbon 
mocking burned down evergreens
Screaming at the shadowed walls
as nightmares spurn your toxic dreams

Lurking near the bottles filled with 
endless empty molten fears
Dampening the diapers as a 
mother cries her...

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Categories: donovan, horror, imagination, money, music,
Form: Rhyme
Caterpillar to Butterfly
Down the bottom of the garden, amongst your vegetable patch
my entry to this world, from a larvae did I hatch, no bigger than a tip on a match.
To start to grow, I need some food,...

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Categories: donovan, animals, children, life,
Form: Free verse
A Prisoner's Cry
I am sitting in my cell staring at the walls
Wondering why I didn’t see the pitfalls,
My Mama always told me; “my son beware”
When I close my eyes her words I still hear.

I thought I was...

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Categories: donovan, change, character, education, grief, inspiration, miss you,
Form: Lyric
Donovan Drops
A long time ago, somewhere cozy I know,
under bright fire glow, my mind got blown.
PSYCARNIVAL, the place to be, where I found me looking at me,
I'm now the place to be, me and me are...

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Categories: donovan, adventure, fantasy, imagination, music, mystery, visionary, me,
Form: I do not know?
The Old Shed
“Hello….uh, umm…Have we met?...Yea, that's right…Sure… Karen?”

Well I don't know you well but you seem like the kind
That might join me for coffee at the five-and-dime? 
But they don’t have five-and-dimes anymore,
Now they just call...

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© Ken Rone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donovan, friend, friendship, guitar,
Form: Light Verse
THE COLOR OF YELLOW
Me: I’m sorry, I didn’t catch you name
Him:Yellow, but my friends call me Yell

Me: Say again? I’m somewhat hearing impaired 
Him: Yellow!! But my friends call me Yell!!

Me: There’s certainly no need to YELL at...

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Categories: donovan, color, humorous, violence,
Form: Light Verse
I Am Missing You Dad
Give me a call, Dad, just pick up the phone
Give me a call, Dad, I’m so all alone;
Mom’s trying hard she’s doing her best
We need your help, Dad, we’re living on less.

Mom said she loved...

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Categories: donovan, dad, emotions, father, father son, fathers day,
Form: Lyric
Nineteen SixtyNow Please
I wanna bring back Psychedelic
Groovy cats and Shagadelic
DMT or the Sacred 'Shroom...or even good ole LSD
anything that provokes THE change in me
to go google-eyed and all trippy
rather than a coked up chav all gobby and...

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Categories: donovan, confusion, mystery, peace, me, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Stand Up
Put down the guns, lay down the knives
We are losing too many of our young lives,
The violence that you’re watching on TV
That is what’s happening, it’s our reality.

The death count’s rising, what are we going...

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Categories: donovan, angst, anti bullying, death, humanity, rap, school,
Form: Lyric
Bridget Mary Donovan
She’s eighty-eight this day in January,
Graced my life nearly a quarter century.
When I grow up I want to be,
Just like my dear friend, nay ‘Auntie’, Bridie!

This Colleen from Castlemaine, County Kerry,
Is ever joyous and merry.
Bridie...

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Categories: donovan, friendship love, ireland,
Form: Sonnet
personal upliftment retrospective
beef ribs, baked beans, and baby croissants drenched in butter
skewered shrimp, corn on the cob, and a loaded baked potato drenched in butter
baked chicken, bacon shells and cheese, and a taco salad with a dollop...

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© Marty King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donovan, blessing, inspirational, joy, simple, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Avalon
        Afternoon Delight!
Lookin’ forward to a little afternoon delight

	Turn! Turn! Turn!
There is a season turn, turn, turn
A time to every purpose under heaven

A time for neck rub, a...

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Categories: donovan, adventure, happiness, how i feel, muse, music,
Form: Rhyme
FOLKSINGERS
There once were some Weavers
Who taught many of us to sing.
But it wasn't until much later in life
That their music would be my thing.

 I never followed Pete Seeger
 As his words with me didn't...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donovan, memory, music, remember,
Form: Rhyme
colores primarios: amarillo
the very tip of the flame, the

color of shite journalism, “stars

of spectral classes f & g,” a ripe

banana peel, piss full of vitamins

being flushed out, ring around the

collar, chats n’ shafted flickers n’

hammers n’ warblers,...

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Categories: donovan, life,
Form: Free verse
She.Alba
Beautiful Siren from a distant sea
Doctor Donovan wrote of their Mastery 
Aquatic, seduction enchants me…

Merman disguised the Light in his eyes
Sang the songs that a heart finds nice
Extending a hand he unraveled his web
And my...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donovan, adventure
Form: I do not know?
LIFE CYCLES



            Of the ancestral crystals,
            the spirit is outlined in
   ...

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Categories: donovan, allusion, birth, creation, extended metaphor, literature,
Form: Free verse
Colours
I’m sorry, I didn’t catch you name
‘Yellow, but my friends call me Yell”
Say again? I didn’t quite hear you
“Yellow!! But my friends call me Yell!!”
There’s certainly no need to yell at me sir
“Sh-t…I said Yellow!!...

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Categories: donovan, color,
Form: Light Verse
BEE GEES--for Awesome Ann
Beatles Tom Jones Stones Cuff Links
Tom Jones
Hendrix Strawberry Alarm Clock Tommy James and the Shondells
Bob Dylan
Merrilee Rush Vanilla Fudge Neil Diamond Lobo
Fifth Dimension
Monkees Iron Butterfly Archies
Who Eagles Fleetwood Mac
Jethro Tull Sarah McLachlan Steppenwolf Bob Dylan
Troggs
Nancy...

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© gary dye  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: donovan, assonance,
Form: Didactic
IN THE SEARCH OF THE LIGHT




                One day i will be so clear
            ...

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Categories: donovan, allegory, allusion, appreciation, imagery, light, poetry, spiritual,
Form: Free verse