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The Poet of SP

Postby Marmaduke » Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:40 am

Which are Larry's words or from others,
Really doesn't matter they are profound
He's our SP poet - no druthers,
What's that...it's Larry's sound
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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby Josh Lewis » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:01 am

lcarreau wrote:I vote that SP needs more HUMOR .... after all, "laughter is the only medicine I can afford."


Another great one of his:

"Don't be covered up by the sands of time; please stay on TOP of them !!!"

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This one goes out to Larry:

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby lcarreau » Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:59 pm

I'm just a vessel ..

a timeless portal, through which hyperspace passes through.

The dregs are transformed into happy notes,

The body is drank by happy blokes,

Seeking the vengeance of Fu-Man...chu.

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby lcarreau » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:33 am

"Clock strikes twelve and moon-drops burst,
Out at you from their hiding place.
Like acid and oil on a madman's face;
His reason tends to fly away ...
Like lesser birds on the four winds,
Like silver scrapes in May;
And now the sand's become a crust,

Most of you have GONE AWAY ..."

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby Sarah Simon » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:31 am

Are we supposed to post odes to Larry here or something? Limericks? Lyrics from bad '80s hair bands?

...nothing really rhymes with dirndl or frauen, I give up.

"Larry had a friend in Nantucket..."
Go climb a mountain
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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby lcarreau » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:01 am

Sarah Simon wrote:Are we supposed to post odes to Larry here or something?

...nothing really rhymes with dirndl or frauen, I give up.


Okay, okay --- you wanted something from Germany --- :wink:



Catamount wrote:My 10-year-old wrote me a poem for Father's Day. Third stanza:

"My Dad likes to watch movies
And hang out with Mom
He likes to climb mountains
Doing that he is calm"

Top THAT, Larry. 8)


Agreed --- can't TOP hanging out with Mom. But reminds me of a Steely Dan tune ...

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby jesu, joy of man's desiring » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:36 am

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no brainer...Marmaduke's the tortured artiste of Summitpost


vvv




look for Steve Garvey cameo at about 50 seconds!

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby lcarreau » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:21 pm

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby SeanReedy » Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:56 pm

lcarreau wrote:Most of you have GONE AWAY ..."


While we're away Larry and SP carry on.
My Bob dogs and I have been out listening to nature's song.
Marley gave us much to imagine,
trying out a few lyrics borrowed from brother, Dylan.
I wonder, is anything ever completely gone?

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby lcarreau » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:20 am

SeanReedy wrote:
My Bob dogs and I have been out listening to nature's song.



Did you know ... "Bob" spelled backwards is still Bob.
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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby MarkDidier » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:36 am



Nine planets round the sun
Only one does the sun embrace
Upon this watered one
So much we take for granted
So let us sleep outside tonight
Lay down in our mother's arms
For here we can rest safely

If green should slip to grey
But our hearts still bloody be
And if mountains crumble away
And the river dry
Would it stop the stepping feet

Take all that we can get
When it's done
Nobody left to bury here
Nobody left to dig the holes
And here we can rest safely

One sweet world
Around a star is spinning
One sweet world
And in her breath I'm swimming
And here we will rest in peace
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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby lcarreau » Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:33 am

On a lighter note ...

At what age begin to learn of which way out we will turn (?)
There's a long and winding road and the trail is there to burn ..

There's a thin line between love and hate ...
Wider divide that you can see between good and bad.

There's a grey place between black and white ....
But everyone does have the right to choose the path THAT HE TAKES


And an even LIGHTER note ...

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Re: The Poet of SP

Postby MarkDidier » Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:49 am

Well, this always make me think about descending mountains....

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