Lawrence Beck


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  • 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

Was A Cowboy

The truth was what I thought it was.
(Whenever is it otherwise?) My horse
Was chestnut, sixteen hands. I rode
It on adventures over empty east
Montana plains. I loved the romance
Of that life, a solitary cowboy among
Cattle days, and fires nights. I wrote
A hundred stories of the things I saw
And did, but, now, the horse is just

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