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TicTacToe: My Poems

12/14/2011

1. A poem in the same tone as Jarrell, who wrote “Death of the Ball Turret Gunner”

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The Failure of a Teenager

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Even as I enter the dark dungeon of education

I hold on to my blanket crying for mercy

But the inevitable comes and tears me apart

Apart my brain with words of mysterious codes

Oh, that gentle push – and there I go, down into the river…

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2. A poem in response to “Daffodils”

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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

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I wandered lonely as a cloud

To a place where it was not loud.

There, a host of golden daffodils unfurled

When I was lost in my own world.

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Daffodils shined as the stars,

dancing in the breeze,

but they didn’t remove my scars

and I was not at ease.

“A poet could not but be gay,

In such a jocund company” he say,

but this cannot put me at rest,

for I still feel oppressed, repressed, suppressed…

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