Lawrence Beck


Lawrence Beck Poems

1. A Void At The Center Of The Known Universe 6/17/2016
2. Nightlight 6/20/2016
3. The Badger Decides To Mimic The Otter 6/21/2016
4. Stephanie 6/21/2016
5. America, Somewhere Behind Me 6/23/2016
6. Elevator 6/23/2016
7. Epic 6/28/2016
8. Better Off Away 6/29/2016
9. The Second Noble Truth 6/30/2016
10. Set Apart 6/30/2016
11. A Bigger, Better World 7/5/2016
12. (the Other) Saint Lawrence 7/6/2016
13. Gray Dawn 7/7/2016
14. Lake Sylvia 7/7/2016
15. Done 7/8/2016
16. Mid-July In Mead, Nebraska 7/10/2016
17. Coda 7/12/2016
18. Erosion 7/13/2016
19. Perpetual Child 7/14/2016
20. If I Can Come Back 7/15/2016
21. Secret Smile 7/17/2016
22. Not Done 7/19/2016
23. Ozette 7/19/2016
24. Gary Cooper 7/21/2016
25. Flatlander 7/25/2016
26. Perturbation 7/26/2016
27. Working The Overnight Shift 7/29/2016
28. For Want Of Grit 8/1/2016
29. Nancy 8/3/2016
30. My One And Only 8/5/2016
31. Don't Get Up 8/5/2016
32. Rub' Al Khali 8/7/2016
33. A Lovely Summer Day 8/10/2016
34. Stumped -new- 8/13/2016
35. Briefly Airborne -new- 8/13/2016
36. Dynamism -new- 8/16/2016
37. Comfort -new- 8/17/2016
38. On Something Like My 22,885th Day Of Life 5/31/2016
39. Sorry, Dear, Your Lease Has Expired 6/1/2016
40. Some Confusion Surrounding The Exact Definition Of 'done' 6/2/2016
Best Poem of Lawrence Beck

Harambe

The child fell from far above.
The ape, Harambe, looked at him,
Unsettled. All the years of being
Trapped inside his prison cell,
Of being bored to worse than
Death as apes of other sorts appeared
Beyond the wall to leer at him.
At night, sometimes, when they
Were gone, he'd stare up at the
Sky and see the stars, and wonder
If there was another ape, a greater
Being, who had lit the sky that
Way, and who, for reasons
Unexplained, had cast an awful
Curse on him, a prisoner, a
Dark-skinned slave. The child
Fell. He reached to grab it, ...

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Epic

I shall examine my life today.
There isn't much to it. This
Shouldn't take long. I sit in
A basement and stare at a
Screen. I read about business,
But do not invest. I read
About politics, nodding my
Head as corruption runs
Rampant and wars never

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