Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Belle Ami, iDebby & Gordon Rosenberg, iMary Adair, iGeorg Mateos, iKH LeMoyne, iNickolaus Pacione, iTuchy (Carl) Palmieri, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Smokey Lonesome

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· Stories
· 17 Titles
· 36 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Apr, 2005

Smokey Lonesome, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Shadows Walking, A Novel
by Douglas Skopp

What leads men and women of good will to violate fundamental ethical principles? How do they justify their behavior? Are we all capable of such acts? And if so, how can w..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

A Song of Economics
by Smokey Lonesome
Tuesday, April 12, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Smokey Lonesome
•  That's My Dad
•  Marsha the Masher
•  All of This . . . (A loverís Prose)
•  Two People Gone
•  Four Times Say I . . . .
           >> View all 15

This one was done right after my poem "Bullshit", I knew I had to
leave New York if I was gonna' keep my sanity . . .
so I headed south . . . my goodbye to the big apple.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Those little tin people that walk in the streets,
with clocks in their hearts and clay on their feet.
They worship the dollar and drink of their blood,
they canít look to heaven with their face in the mud.

They are constantly running in search of the truth,
seeking a pseudo god in a shark skin suit.
Their pennies are paid to see the parade
of the bones of their gods who are laid to waste.

Their children are echoes of their own greed,
with dead plants from a mindless and withered seed.
Their hearts aren't friendly and with faces of stone,
they all march together so they can be alone.

They chant in time to the beat of war,
for peace is a word of times before . . .

Smokey Lonesome / Sept.1968 New York City

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  You Can Have Me
  2.  Petrichor
  3.  Love... Each Day
  4.  Gypsy
  5.  Soul Mates
  6.  Porcelain Clay
  7.  Blind, Deaf and Thoughtless
  8.  'The real me'
  9.  No Cardinal Sin
  10.  Mother Nature's Lesson

Treasure by Lena Kovadlo

Be swept away into a land of adventure, beauty and love... Now 50% OFF!..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.