Lawrence Beck


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  • Rookie - 0 Points p.a. noushad (12/1/2008 5:30:00 AM)

    your poems are passionate and devastating.

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Lori Boulard (10/3/2006 7:29:00 AM)

    It occurred to me this morning that no matter why I sign onto this site, if there's a Lawrence Beck post, I'm there. I have yet to be disappointed by anything you've written, Monsieur Beck, and that says a lot. Your poems are tight, real, and manage to balance between pure artistry and readability. It is a pleasure to read you here!
    Cheers, Lori

Breakdown in Nevada

There are thick, black outlines all around
The things I know, like Rouault paintings,
Stained glass windows, here, beneath the
Deadly, searing desert sun. I don't know
What this town is named. It's two blocks
Wide, astride the highway, dessicated, nearly
Dead, (9/3) a playground for electric pylons,
Marching off, like aliens, toward the hills
Beyond this valley. I am seated in the

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