Unfinished Poem By Lenny Everson! Afternoon is an old woman Shopping for apples Morning is a small child Spoiled, dropping rattles Without you I am a fish in currents too strong And far from the weeds.
The Rose Poem By Lenny Everson! Fourteen sages questioned me About your inner heart I explained the hundred chains The thousand rooms apart They shook their heads stupidly Scratched their bearded chins So I tried to draw a detailed map With thread and colored pins One by one they stumbled out Falling down the stair […]
We the Damned of Earth Grow Wild! There is no sin like ours No payment asked For a washing No palm held out Today, again, the bus goes by And we are left Between the dogma and the belief In the rain We, the damned of Earth grow wild But all of all, tell Where […]
Written on the Subway Walls Poem By Lenny Everson! When the sky falls and the stars go out you’ll find me in the dark still singing for you. Follow my voice the world is nothing to me If I have you. When the dark comes downtown and the neon is cold when the very wolves […]
The Nets of Time Poem By Lenny Everson! The nets of time spin wild and high Against the dark, against the sky This gold today Is dragged away And restless sleep my love and I The nets of time spin wild, spin free The golden fish are captured, we Night, night Lock tight Full of […]
Bachelor’s Card Poem by Lenny Everson! I tried to pretend It was a great deal That I burned my bachelor’s card The one with Freedom Written on the front But I suspect you know It had lonely Written on the back, and that Was next to my heart.
I Longed For You Poem By Lenny Everson! I longed for you Among pastures turned to gold And where the tumbling hours Measured summer growing old I whispered your name In the lengthening of day In the heat of afternoons With thunder on the way But Earth is wise And knows the ways And those […]