Lawrence Beck

Comments about Lawrence Beck

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

    your poems are passionate and devastating.

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  • 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

Above The Elkhorn

The sun has come back north enough
To make the river sparkle toward the end
Of every afternoon. The river, Everyman
In brown, is charmless in the morning
Light. It doesn't dash against great rocks.
It has no rapids. All it does is plod its
Straight and muddy path. The sun turns
It to molten silver. Everyman becomes
A god, and I, who curse the thing for being

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