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I am a retired Ironworker(35 years Local 7), a lifetime Boston, Mass resident.  I am old enough to know better - but don't.


Blog Posted:9/18/2021 4:35:00 AM

OH, Saturday

now but a faded glow

lost in a stir of oatmeal

a shuffle of slow steps

slow dancing with coffee.


OH, Saturday

we have aged together

sitting silently

in a room full of yesterdays


OH, Saturday

let us forget the past

make haste

and gently celebrate

the day


John G. Lawless



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Date: 9/19/2021 9:25:00 PM
A great poem on a Saturday, John:) enjoyed:)
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Date: 9/19/2021 7:10:00 AM
Yes, let's celebrate every day...My Saturday was good...Loved your poem John....~ Ani
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Date: 9/19/2021 5:51:00 AM
Saturday the standout day John..well when I was young...playing sport..going to the flicks or the hop..then I grew up as the 5 day week became standard practice
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Date: 9/18/2021 6:43:00 PM
Great verse, John, oh, Sat.. is always a great one when another comes.
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Date: 9/18/2021 1:38:00 PM
John, wonderful writing, you are so talented, my Saturday has been like a lazy waltz ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
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Date: 9/18/2021 10:04:00 AM
Awesome poem btw.
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Date: 9/18/2021 10:04:00 AM
I love Saturday but even more I love my movie day Friday, when my weekend officially begins . This is why I label my movie reviews TGIF movie review (thank God it's Friday). Have a GREAT Saturday. My nephew is going to ring my doorbell at any minute to visit me from Idaho and we are going out for lunch!!
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Date: 9/18/2021 7:57:00 AM
Cute..... Just woke up... Have not slow dance with my coffee yet! Have a great week-end.
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Date: 9/18/2021 6:59:00 AM
Lovely poem. Enjoyed reading. Refreshingly different. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your weekend
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Date: 9/18/2021 4:52:00 AM
Great Saturday poem, John. Very well written. :-)
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