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A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto


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the laughing boy

lustfully absorbed pain

for his pen's sake

 

then age struck down

his ink riddled body

and he collapsed upon his page

 

still laughing

but now in duplicity

a carbon copy of himself.

 

 

 

erin-cilberto

6/20/22

© 2022 jacob erin-cilberto


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As poets our words will outlive us making us immortal in theory.

Posted 1 Week Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

I like that, Dale...."immortal in theory"---
thanks for the smile,
j.
What shall we leave behind when we move on to other planes? Your ink has left an indelible mark upon the world of poetry. That is your legacy. Where do you come up with this stuff J? Fascinating it is! I'm always eager to see what your next post will be. Temp

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jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

thank you for your kind review, Temp.
to tell you the truth, I have no idea where the poems c.. read more
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LJW
Leaving his proverbial mark on the world...


Posted 1 Week Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

thank you, LJW,
j.
As does the girl…gripping the ages, gripping words

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jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

thank you, Patricia,
j.
As we Age we can Watercolor the pages into a Sea of Coral Reefs where we can Scuba Dive and transform ourself to be whatever we Dream… Mermaids 🧜‍♀️ are waiting for Thee. gently, Pat

Posted 1 Week Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

ah you are so poetic, even in your reviews...wonderful.
thank you, Pat,
j.

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jacob erin-cilberto
jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL



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Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at a community college and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. I am here to read for inspiration from other po.. more..

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