Frank Larkin

What a tranquil scene

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I like to watch the squirrels
Playing on the ground
Around the large oak trees

They chase each other
Like rabbits surely would

Through the large warehouse doors
I can see pavement and concrete
Then large yellow poles, a boundary
Of course, a chain-link fence

But beyond all of that
Lies…

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On a long and curvy road

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Get on down the road, my girl
Please hurry down this road
Spoken from the mouth
Of a residential toad

I’ve hopped across from here
And I’ve hopped across from there
I’ve seen every little piece
Of this long and curvy road

It may sound outlandish
Whimsical, some might say
But things…

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A voyage of a lifetime

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I want to go sailing
Sailing away
A voyage of a lifetime
is waiting for me

But getting out of here
Not too short of impossible
It’s like grabbing a beam of light
It could take me to the end of never

The motion of the ocean
Is truly calling my…

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Evolving into ignorance

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Resilience lies abundant in our bodies
It can be found in our minds, as well
Its Resonance beats deep in our cell walls

We’ve been through the harshness of time
Eons of failings, epochs of a species molded

Somehow, we’ve made it to this modern time
The Earth still moving through…

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Frank Larkin

Frank Larkin

Husband, Father, Writer, Future Retired Paper Mill Employee, Eco-Friendly — Peace-Loving — Pet Owner