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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: July 25, 2016      Views: 192

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 ABOUT
JAYBIRD1 

Born--1925 in the foothills of Appalachia eastern Ky.Have been writing poetry for
seventy five years.I prefer poetry that rhymes. Sonnets are my favorite form. Give me
a look.Hopefully ,you might like some of them.

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #68 spot on this years rankings.

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How one good friend went about losing it.
"All Is Lost" by jaybird1
My cash and credit all are spent,
that wasn't ever my intent.
My health, my hopes, my dreams are gone
and now I sing this doleful song.

I lost my job and wrecked my car,
returning from a nearby bar.
The preacher called just yesterday,
he thought the time had come to pray.

My wife, my kids, my dog have fled
I lie alone in this cold bed.
'Twas all because of my affairs,
with those dumb blondes with sexy airs.

My brain has died, all joy is gone
and I am left with this sad song-
O! Wondrous powers hear my cry,
help me awaken, I will try.

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A down to earth,sad and somewhat humorous lamentation.Written from
a third party perspective.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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