Category Archives: Poetry written in the 1980’s

Poems written from 1980 – 1989.

  • Concrete Dreams 1989

    Posted on December 31, 1989 by admin in Poetry written in the 1980's.

    Concrete Dreams 1989 by James Landrith I was 18. 18. So in love. I had no time. Copyright © 1989 James A. Landrith, Jr. All rights reserved. {mos_sb_discuss:7}

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  • Jason and Brien in Garcia’s

    Posted on January 1, 1988 by admin in Poetry written in the 1980's.

    Jason and Brien in Garcia’s by James Landrith Another night in despair spent waiting for the words to appear. Encompassed by my own private hell Wishing her to speak, wishing her to tell. It’s the end of the age. The end of my rage. (1988 – Bloomington/Normal, IL) Copyright © 1988 James A. Landrith, Jr. […]

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  • Concrete Dreams 1987

    Posted on December 31, 1987 by admin in Poetry written in the 1980's.

    Concrete Dreams 1987 by James Landrith Playing the part of the fool again. Living a lie that’s no longer pretend. Waitin’ on a stone heart. Living for a love that’ll never start. It’s so close, no so far away. I feel it slipping further with the pass of each day. Copyright © 1987 James A. […]

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  • The Back Page

    Posted on December 31, 1986 by admin in Poetry written in the 1980's.

    The Back Page by James Landrith Just a hypocrite with a poison pen. Slashing religion and slashing men. My prejudice I will deny. My motive is chaos, my love is ruin. I feel no compassion for another’s pain. I care for none other than myself. And I can’t even believe in that. I lack understanding […]

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  • A Bit of Scotch

    Posted on December 31, 1986 by admin in Poetry written in the 1980's.

    A Bit of Scotch by James Landrith Achilles heel, Oh Lord I feel, the hurt inside will not subside. She struck swift and fast, before I knew, she was past. With no pause, no refrain. Encompassing all I know. She’s gone now, but won’t let go. Copyright © 1986 James A. Landrith, Jr. All rights […]

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  • The Walk-In

    Posted on January 1, 1986 by admin in Poetry written in the 1980's.

    The Walk-In by James Landrith Can I scream? Scream really loud Scream to the stars For the lack of a sun Scream for infinity for a world undone. Love and reality never exist in one space in one time. Can I scream? Scream really loud? Scream for a lifetime of wasted hopes, of fruitless endeavors. […]

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