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World of the Wasted Years
by C. J. Stevens
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He rises from a bed
of twisted pillows and sheets - his tongue
a burr from the all-night beer, his clothes
a scarecrow upon a chair.


                                          Shirt wrinkled
like a pharaoh's chest, belt curled
like an adder, hair thicker than
a hawk's nest - he stumbles down the stairs.


A full bowl of sunlight,
a rim of clover, and new tears
of dew on his crying pant cuffs -
over the hill to the mouth of the beach
he goes.


              The world is stretching
grotesquely, stretching in circles of gold.
Eighteen years are behind him.
He will never be old.

John Wade Publishing

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Reviewed by Janet Caldwell
This is a gripping poem my friend. x
Reviewed by Tami Ryan
Wonderful expression. I enjoyed this, thank you.
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott
This is presented exceptionally well, great read! ~Z~
Reviewed by Nordette Adams
You are Deborah Russell's pick of the day. I can see why. Exceptional piece!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Great capture of the tragic loss of life.
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