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    It wasn't me Jerrybaldy's Avatar
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    Familiar

    I can hear a familiar tune
    It’s The Eagles or The Byrds
    Or something.
    I can hear birds
    When there are none
    And see dusk when it’s the dawn
    And I see people’s mouths going
    Up and down up and down
    And he said and she said
    And the dying who don’t know what
    To do instead
    Kids who don’t yet know
    And those who can’t forget
    I can see people playing their parts
    Being the people
    And the part they got
    And delivering the lines.
    Heroes unravelled
    Their tic a tape
    Lifeless
    On the floor.
    It’s the Eagles.
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    I really liked this poem, Jerry!
    Well said.
    Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty
    ~Albert Einstein

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    Loved the poem! I didn't see how the last line fit, "Its the Eagles"?

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    Familiar

    I can hear a familiar tune
    It’s The Eagles or The Byrds
    Or something.
    I can hear birds
    When there are none
    And see dusk when it’s the dawn
    And I see people’s mouths going
    Up and down up and down
    And he said and she said
    And the dying who don’t know what
    To do instead
    Kids who don’t yet know
    And those who can’t forget
    I can see people playing their parts
    Being the people
    And the part they got
    And delivering the lines.
    Heroes unravelled
    Their tic a tape
    Lifeless
    On the floor.
    It’s the Eagles.
    Ta ! (short for tarradiddle),
    tailor STATELY
    Enchant Me

    Your very being a desire for answer
    Lament not your unassailable mystery
    Enchant me with your dreams

    5-14-2005

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    It wasn't me Jerrybaldy's Avatar
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    Thank you. Tony the last line refers back to the second line. Cyclical.

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    Thanks Kiz. You keep popping up and thanks tailor for your indefatigable following you madman ��

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    none will suffice.

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