Monday, February 6, 2012

Reel Life

The John Wayne American,
Is not truly a U.S.
Only a ghost of that
Cowboy who once was.

In truth we're
Not rugged individuals,
But rather
one of many


Joker Or The Thief said...

Nice One!

Carolina Valdez Miller said...

You have a gift.

The title put the whole thing into perspective. So much impact in the final line. Nicely done.

Ciss B said...

THank you, Carolina. I am a lover of poetry, but it always takes me quite a while to develop a poem to where I like it. I'm usually of the thought that like Hemingway nothing is done until it has been edited at least 10 times! :-)

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William T. Co said...

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