Pages tagged with 1960

You all love me so much A poem composed years ago maybe 1960
~life is full of possibilities~success measured by survival~a future depending on lessons learned such as~fire tempers the spirit~ice applies a cold edge to it~fear may be the only damned thing you have left~that bit thing that means you’re alive~catastrophe can make heroes out of a...
~3 legged bunny in your pocket~an underwater experience~considering pleasure~bend over in the bedroom closet~wondering your shoes~who is that behind you~flip-flops or tennies~feels good your feet burn~downtown a hundred degrees~there you are naked~blank-eyed & stiff~window shopping~pr...
~momma stood in line half a day~after waiting an hour for the bus~it was sixteen degrees but had stopped snowing~wasn’t much left in the santa claus shop~she did the best she could with her certificates~the elves were tired but wrapped the presents~she picked up her sad little load~...
~counterfeit echoes~when it is your turn on the table~hear that other screaming again~realize it is you~going to the pit where words go to die~is it here~it is everywhere~but is it here~it is nowhere~we’ll follow the trail of dying~words to the game room~poets laughing~smoking tar o...
~we were rat pickers my brother & me~folks didn’t throw much out where we lived~we kept our eyes out for move-outs & evictions~scored our first radio flyer~it was rusty & didn’t have wheels~a jewel in the rough to us~we hid it under the house~behind tumbleweeds & rags~took the rea...
~momma was a soldier~she stood five feet very tall~protective of her tiny army~made of the stuff of first rank~no stranger to front line engagement~attended by pride & integrity~stepped forward into the fray~ever aware that survival was all she could ever hope to gain~momma was a sold...
~I did a lot of getting even in my dreams~bit the hand that fed me~slapped the face that kissed me~I met the other face there~the one wish/willing to die~loath to surrender~its eyes howled~its reek of breath offended me~the me it was & I just ran away~until next time~paladin bounty hu...
Everyone knows the story of Bill Mazeroski's famous 'sayonara' home run in the last of the ninth inning of the Seventh Game of the 1960 World Series, but there was a whole host of drama, some puzzling managerial moves, and one historic bad rap prior to Maz's historic drive.
Timmy’s father failed to come home after work. Momma assumed he was at the bar. She sat and talked through the night with her oldest son. The next morning she discovered her husband was picked up for driving while intoxicated. She spent the entire day struggling with the problem...
Mohammad Rafi was the number one playback singer of bollywood industry during the golden age of Indian music, that is the 50s and 60s. 1960 was a very notable year in the singing journey of Mohammad Rafi. The article had higlighted the great achievements of the legendary singer in th...
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