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PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem BEDTIME Line Gauthier Senryu Senryu waltons, family, light, sleep, summer,
THE SWARM louis brown Rhyme Rhyme waltons, hip hop, poetry, spoken
Premium Member Poem Five Decades of Doppelgangers Andrea Dietrich Blank verse Blank verse waltons, history, lifeme, me,
Premium Member Poem My Wishful Reality Carrie Richards Rhyme Rhyme waltons, funny, life, me, old,
mention me and ill kil you chris bowen I do not know? I do not know? waltons, history,

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Five Decades of Doppelgangers

I: in the 70s

At sixteen, looking through a magazine,
I came across the picture of a girl
whose character was Mary Ellen in
“The Waltons” show I watched on Thursday nights.
Her look was that of mine when I made up
my face and styled my hair a certain way.
It gave me pleasure seeing someone who
was somewhat famous - looking just like me!
And so I clipped that picture out and saved
it in a scrapbook of my memories.

II: in the  80s

Inside a bank I stood in line one day.
Ahead of me I saw a child who stood
beside a woman and I felt a shock.
The little girl looked like my five-year-old.
In fact, she looked so much like Angela,
I had to ask the lovely lass her name,
ascertaining that kid was not my own!
How very strange to see a thing like that.

III: in the 90’s

My husband had a doppleganger who
lived somewhere in our own vicinity,
for three times Joe was in a hardware store
and was approached by people thinking he
was someone else, a framer too, it seems.
I wish that Joe had learned this fellow’s name
and wonder if today they look same
and if his look-alike was also forced
to find another line of work to do!

IV: in the new millennium 

I also have a doppleganger in
this area. A few times I’ve been told
I look just like another woman, but
the time that made me feel sixteen again
was when my chiropractor told me that
the structure of my face and how I looked
was like Mcdonnell’s, star in the best film
of Kevin Costner‘s. She had played a Sioux.
Her name is Mary, like the character
I thought I’d looked liked from the Walton show!

V:  now

I have a doppleganger here at Soup,
except we do not look that much alike.
She’s fairly young and I am (almost) old,
but nearly everything she says to me
reminds me of myself; however, she
writes free verse and is wackier than me!
She’s more my doppleganger spiritually,
and if you cannot guess who she might be,
I’ll give a clue: she likes to change her name
here at the Soup, a thing I doubt I’d do!

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