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Rolling out cold
by scott c virtes

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ups and downs, cycles of time, we'll know where we're going if we get there

get back
another century
riding the wind
working for a future we can't see.

roads stretch on
away with wheels
rolling down the web of time.

bridges rise
spanning seas
stop and stare down
into depths we almost dared.

it's only a feeling
but swords and networks
are mere toys in trembling hands

deep down the cities
rise and crumble
only human after all these years

alone on a rock
in a sea of time
carry on,
carried away with freedom
we are never seen again

-- even the darkest fire
changes the world --

in the long count
only fossils are



written 10/20/93, left in a forgotten notebook for a decade ... rediscovered in Sept 2003.

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 5/14/2009
Love that last bit. Hugs,
Reviewed by 000 000 10/13/2008
Alone on a rock-In the sea of time.
Excellent-loved this line-very creative.
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 6/6/2005
I will echo eddie T.
this is well crafted, and shows that you really
put some organized thought to create this .
Really Well written piece!!

all the best',
Rich Criso Suarez
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 3/31/2004
well-crafted and thoughtful poem...
Reviewed by Nicole Lasher 3/1/2004
"only human after all these years"

This was a good line and well placed. It brought a sideways smile to my face.
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 11/20/2003
Same thing happened to me, some of my lost poems were found in my Grandmother's Bible after her death. Interesting write.
Reviewed by Karen Cino 11/15/2003
Excellent write. Keep searching those lost notebooks. I have found verses scribbled on napkins that were some of the best words I've written.

Reviewed by Marlene Dawn 11/12/2003
Wonderful work!

Reviewed by Dee C. 9/12/2003
So glad you found it....wonderful work!

Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not by Edward Patterson

Poetry memorializing the events and people of the Pacific War...  
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