And God Made A Poet

There need to be people
toiling on this Earth
for whom money
is not the Bottom Line

those who see
beyond the moment
the temporal frame of inhuman
nature

to lead with voice of spirit
and marked uncommon sense.


(Previously published in Some Words: A Place For Poetry, Aug.2004)

by Laurence Overmire

Comments (10)

And the proud parents named him Laurence...
Nice idea for a poem Laurence
Exactly Right, and with artistic flair, very nice.
Laurence, very wise words! If only the poet's priority was more common... Brian
Yes! Sincerely, Connie Webb
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