December 28

Knee Surgery

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Would I go back to tell the young me

Not to do what I did?

To get off the three wheeler that flung me

to avoid the roll and the skid?

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Is it the decision that formed me?

Scars shaping my future days?

Or is it is the decision that deformed me?

Starting a suture phase.

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No I wouldn’t change a decision

I made as a naive youth

Sure I was lacking forward vision

but as adult I achieve truth

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Quatrain Poem

December 22

 

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Remember Who You Wanted to Be

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Remember the vivid dreams of youth

Who you did and did not want to be

You followed your heart which was the truth

wanted to fly, teach, cook, surf the sea

To make real change in the voting booth

Be loved, be calm, be true, be free

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(A Bumper Sticker Poem)

Bumper Sticker Poems – a form I created, inspired by cento and golden shovel poetry, with the following guidelines:

  • Using a bumper sticker as inspiration use the words in the bumper sticker as the first word in each line of the poem
  • The theme of the poem may or may not have anything to do with the message of the sticker
  • Title should be the words of the bumper sticker
  • Should be rhymed
  • 9 syllable lines
  • Number of lines depends on number of words on the bumper sticker