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Rebels with a cause///Jim Morrison

MadameLavender
MadameLavender
Guardian of Shadows
United States
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The Groundskeeper

 

Sometimes, I hum a few notes
for nostalgia—
(when no one’s around…)

I figure I’m old enough, now
to be unrecognizable
(I just wanted to hear the cars hiss by my window…)
so I get daring
(sometimes)
and tip back my hat from my weather-worn face
when the tourists come.

Cameras froze me in time
(and her, too….)
and that’s how the world remembers us—
not like the grandparents we are, now.
(the world, the world—I really didn’t want it, “now”….)

You see, we live right over there
and I’ve been the groundskeeper here,
at Pere LaChaise
for the longest time, now—
now, now, what is now?
(It wasn’t the end…and I had to stop being the one,
the rider on the storms…I just couldn’t do it anymore.)

Quiet, Parisian breezes are all I’ve ever needed
as I tidy up the grounds
(a simple life, and moonlight drives…)
I’ll tell you something, but
you must keep it to yourself:

We’re still alive, and we pulled it off,
those “deaths”….and you know us, now
as Doug and Susan Rising
(Mojo was no good, but middle names, were…)

After I finish cutting the grass, I’ll go collect it all,
the things they leave—
(I’ve got more trinkets on my “grave” than Jack Kerouac…)
Someday, my grandchildren will find it
in the attic boxes, and know—
(who we really are…. still Jim and Pamela at heart….)


Well, I must be going now—
it’s almost time for Sunday dinner, and
the whole family is coming over.
(She’s cooked up a grand meal, my Pamela…)

And I can’t wait to see everyone—
I’m so glad I met you, today, too;
take care now, until next time….
Written by MadameLavender
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RiAN
RiAN
Fire of Insight
Norway
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Thank you muchly MadameLavender for your much-appreciated entry!!!

RiAN
RiAN
Fire of Insight
Norway
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Am really enjoying all the fabulously woven poems from all fellow DU poets!!!!

Bluevelvete
Bluevelvete
Tyrant of Words
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to feast of a roaring light



 
an
exquisite
e x p a n s i o n
to
be
colored
in dusty jewels
subtly simmers—
boiling
an imagination

to soar
ponder
explore

dancing
of the learned
horizontal

conqueror
glistening gold
shrouded
in mythos, eons foretold

questioning infinite
pushing answers
astride limits
asks of a generation

becoming
more than
cemented
upon legendary yesteryears

tortured
constructed sultan
self created
soothsayer
testing
exigent boundaries

speaking within
glorious
singing tongues
of automatic proselytizing
an unsuspected beacon

man-child

shaman

pure sex

King

turned God

unconfined
in restrictive mind
f a i t h f u l
willingness to open

to be all
to
become


riding
a
destiny
of
the
sun

in unchosen, chosen
over, only to a begun

always a belly
full of intuitive rawness

soaring upon lyrical love
 perfectly
laughing at trinkets

and

~forever
 knowing...




he
can
do
anything.









Written by Bluevelvete
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RiAN
RiAN
Fire of Insight
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Thank you muchly BlueVelvete for your much-appreciated entry!!!

Jezkeebs
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Twisted Dreamer
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Of stone

 
Custodian of stone smooth alabaster bone
Down foamy chasms carved in Indian stone
Rafts stitched with stars weed whiskey that roam
Wild unknown pyramids cone apex soul flown

Dig the immortal broken eggshell scream
Twist turn philosophy into drug fuelled dreams
Mind rivers flow ancient gleam of bright moons
You swooned died too soon dark Parisian room
Written by Jezkeebs
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Thank you muchly, Jezkeebs  for your much-appreciated entry!!!

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