i like gary snyder's smiling face   i

like that kerouac called him japhy ryder 

he's my cup of tea   a gnomish monk

one minute   a madman the next   

they're both boy/men given to larks

they do have fun   and they can write

like no one else   channeling that boy/man

into   living   childish   joy   and since

we can't go dancing   i'm finding joy elsewhere









Poetry by one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2020-03-24 at 20:23

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bibek adhikari The PoetBay support member heart!
I was reading about the Beats and how they took Synder as their guiding star this morning. Your poems make more sense to me now. Feels like a fitting tribute to Synder.

Thomas D The PoetBay support member heart!
Very appealing!