All You Need Is Love
by Jerry Bolton
Friday, February 17, 2012
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I sit alone
not another human around
Zoe my only company
as cute as she is, she is a mongrel mutt
half yorkie, half schnauzer
only interested in her world
play ball, throw rag bone
it is Friday in February
and all Thibodaux is socked in from the rain
which has stopped
too much traffic on slick streets
so I sit in The Hovel
reading Misery, by David L. Lindsey
read it before
liked it, reading it again
good books make you wonder
what has life done to the neighbor next door
he is keeping a secret
from everyone until they perp-walk
him into the police station
charged with an awful crime
and we never knew
he was such a happy, kind man
we never knew
so many people are not who we think they are
people who use and abuse their wives
worse, the kids
as I sit here waiting for my Goddess
I'm keeping a wary eye out
the world is not a fifties sitcom
nor is it Little House on the Prairie
we live in a vicious world
until I grew old enough to realize
"All you need is love, love, love . ..
All you really need is love"
just about says it all
©February 10, 2012 / Jerry Pat Bolton
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|Reviewed by Moon Goddess Of Love
|Yes all you need is love Jerry, your words have touched my soul, lovely poem , ~thank you~|
|Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
|Rain is a four letter word,
so is Love...both accompanied
by a rainbow!!! much like your
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|Yes this feels like a 50's movie, a detective type show, where silence and black and white keeps you from going crazy...liking this Jerry, very cool poetry!
Peace, love and light,
|Reviewed by Laura Fall
|Truly Excellent poetry Laura
|Reviewed by Joy Hale
|Your awesome words run the gamut of emotions and when all is said and done... all you need is love! I like this one, Jerry and I am so happy that you have a Goddess of love in your life.
Joy L. Hale
|Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
|Amen, Jerry! There never seems to be enough love to go around...too many keep what little they have to themselves....Hope you have a good weekend, my friend!
|Reviewed by Janna Hill
|It sometimes takes a rainy day to shed a little light. I enjoyed reading this being socked in myself due to wet weather.
|Reviewed by FRANK UNDERWRITTEN
|This stylish poem is trenchantly laced with images full of verve as it deals with a somewhat seamy side topic head on and ends with optimism despite all the evidence that might invite one to cynicism... (a while back you were expressing your lack of faith, Jerry, but whether you know it or not, when you center in on love... faith cannot be far behind). Anyways, I sure enjoyed reading this poem this morning. Have yourself a love-in today, man! (and keep the faith!)...