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

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

A Poem by Pete

Random thoughts.

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


© 2023 Pete

Author's Note

"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.

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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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Added on May 25, 2023
Last Updated on May 25, 2023



Boston, MA

I love reading, writing, music, nature, God and feeling emotion, not necessarily in that order. To me, these things go hand in hand. My favorite writer is Henry David Thoreau. I think he was a geni.. more..

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A Poem by Pete