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Stuck in the past...
by Ed Matlack

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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From a dream last night...


A little town in a valley,

Between great mountains,

Not changed since the distant past,

A place to visit, but it cannot last…

 

No cars past the fifties,

No computer or cell phones,

No new technology,

The kids outside playing near their homes…

 

Discipline from the past,

No parent sues or is aghast,

Life there is happy & clean,

No one presents to another anything mean,

Kinda like out of a dream…

 

 

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 3/26/2012
I always loved playing out in the street with my 4 daughters, in the eveing after dishes were done. I'm still a child at heart and remember that old town, plus the town i was born in, visit often and your poetry is inspiring.
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 3/22/2012
PEYTON PLACE? SMALLVILLE? BACK TO THE FUTURE?

PERFECTVILLE? UTOPIA? EDEN?

BOTTOM LINE? YOU'D BE BORED S**T-LESS ...

ALL NICE PLACES TO VISIT ... BUT WOULDN'T WANT TO LIVE THERE!

YOUR 'PARK' HAS ALL THAT 'PEACE N' QUIET' ...
SO DOES MINE ... BUT WHEN I WANT ACTION - I WANT 'ACK-SHUN' ... TK...
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/22/2012
There are still a few places left like that, and I still enjoy visiting them whenever I can.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 3/22/2012
A dream indeed....life seemed to be so much easier back then didn't it....

Anna
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/22/2012
Sounds like the perfect place to live. Well done, Ed.
Reviewed by jude forese 3/21/2012
sometimes we can look back into our dreams and bring them to life ,,, geez, Kate took the last part of my comment and used it first ...
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/21/2012
... sounds like Margarita! I'm sure there are still places left in the world like this dreamscene, Ed... if only in our hearts! :)) xx
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/21/2012
Hey, there, can I get into your dream… I think there's a song like that.

Ron
Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke 3/21/2012
Oh! If only..............
Life like that would be grand - Trustworthy neighbours, children respecting their elders, imaginations in full swing, cars - when they really were "cars", the list goes on ...Fantastic!
Reviewed by Richard King 3/21/2012
Now that's a great dream. Nice poem too…. Dick
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 3/21/2012
I came from that town, Ed. Beneath the Eisenhower facade there lurked a mean-spirited and shitty bunch of people.
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 3/21/2012
America as it should be, wonderful nostalgic write Jersey, you been travelling back and forth in time a lot lately, bless ya!



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