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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: January 11, 2018      Views: 111

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VICTORTOUCHE 
Victor Touche ? Actually, a 59 plus four year imposition on this planet. Who.... always wanted to slow down, explore the other side of his brain, and amount to something other than a paycheck. Of course the other side of me would argue paycheck first - more...

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #57 spot on this years rankings.

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Ah, the dreams we had
"Baby Boomer's Lament" by victortouche
So...so you think you can tell
heaven from hell-
blue skies from pain

I lived
when Nixon reigned
with Nam insane

When we would change...
all of the world

But, it's still the same
with age we've tamed

Now, it's your game
try not to blame

We rose as one,
we blazed brighter than sun

Raised our fists in rage,
let us out of our cage

We'll live without shadow of war
without need for more

than love of man
Yes...try that if you can

A new age of man
and we'll stand as one.

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Author Notes
Where did our youth go?
Where did our dreams, our hope,
our world of brotherhood...
sink in the sand?

A babyboomer.

The first stanza is from Pink Floyd's album "Wish You Were Here."
Many thanks to a fabulous group.
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