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“All Those Years Ago”

By Patrick M. OhanaPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
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December 8 1980 will live

in infamy mine at least if not yours

Forty years later peace is still to give

even when I listen through open doors

little windows breaking every seizure

heart murmurs dismissing mind and spirit

intercourse becoming only leisure

love what love if one can nimbly clear it

All you need is love love is not enough

when its meaning has been hijacked by those

who believe in God’s invisible bluff

when God is only essential to those

who refuse to die as if death’s measure

could only be dated per life’s pleasure


George Harrison - All Those Years Ago

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Patrick M. Ohana

A medical writer who reads and writes fiction and some nonfiction, although the latter may appear at times like the former. All my stories (over 2,200 pieces) will be available on shakespearesshoes.blog.

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  • Kendall Defoe 3 months ago

    Over 40 years, and it still hurts... Seriously, I just read a book on the Beatles and I'm thinking about what could have been... Thank you for this...

  • God's invisible bluff. Lol, I loved that! Fantastic poem!

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