In The Garden Of Life ('In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida')

In The Garden Of Life ('In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida')

A Poem by Pete
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Random thoughts.

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Shopping Carts | City of Palm Springs

iron butterflies make noise when the take off and land
you've gotta' sing or play an instrument to be in a band
no one says, "you missed one" to people raking sand
you've got to step into the light to get tanned
generic is still a brand

no big deal
which is better - to think or feel
along with the bad wheel
i never know what to do with the shopping cart when i'm done
i figure that it'll be grabbed by someone else's son

after all
hearts' desires are never done
praying isn't just for a nun
no one stretches before a bank run
you've got to have breath to fire a blow gun
so i just leave the rusty carriage there
for anyone and everyone
eve must have been quite the glowing cressida

in-a-gadda-da-vida



© 2023 Pete


Author's Note

Pete
"Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes." - Thoreau

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You know what they, "Flowers and beads are one thing, but reading your words are something"
Cool poem...saw Iron Butterfly live twice. Memories and shopping carts...leave it to Pete.

Posted 1 Year Ago


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Pete

1 Year Ago

wow. lucky you to see them live - twice mind you! listening to music conjures up all kinds of thin.. read more

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