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Broken Beat
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TITLE (EDIT)
Broken Beat
DESCRIPTION
A pointless poem, but I like it.
[195 words]
AUTHOR
Tim D Ryan
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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[August 2004]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (18)
Autumn Winchester (Poetry) Just lyrics for my band, that's all. [156 words]
Between Your Smiles And My Regrets (Songs) - [193 words]
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Fourteenth (Songs) - [109 words]
Getting Somewhere (Songs) - [203 words]
Hit And Miss (Poetry) I really have no influences for my writing other than music. Being a fan and creator of it and making it myself. For this poem. I had no major influences. [117 words]
Houston's City Limits (Songs) This is almost a drift from "Damn, That Kid's Got Style". Almost. [164 words]
Like Intertwined Vines On A Post Gothic House (Songs) A song with a wierd, wierd title. [145 words]
Linen And Silk (Poetry) It's a random poem...I guess. [79 words]
Okay, So This Time I Was Wrong (Songs) Just a song, is all. [140 words]
Runways And A New Way Away From Here (Poetry) - [162 words]
Staring Hard At That Empty Bottle And Coming Up With A Better Idea (Songs) I do realize the long title...but I like it, I think it fits the piece...plus, I'm in this rut where everything has to lave long names. Almost like all those hollywood movies back in '04, eh? Anyways,... [185 words]
The Bleeding Rose (Songs) Lack of sleep and Hoobastank inspired this piece. [205 words]
The Dance (Poetry) I was influenced by this after reading Descartes. His views really did spring something up in me...so here goes. [146 words]
The Greatest Theme (Poetry) - [190 words]
There's Still An Angel Left In You (Songs) newest piece for my band, A Cry For Medic. [174 words]
What's There To Kill? (Songs) Heh. Life is a large influence on this song. Being a teenager is the best and the worst. [176 words] [Teenage]
Broken Beat
Tim D Ryan

Broken Beat

These are the highlights of my day,
Swing sets and a better way.
This is where I thought I was lost,
But I found myself in your arms.
Cradled and cushioned.
The loviní worth the wishiní

These are the set backs that make me, me.
But only on the outside.
These are the patchwork scars that tell a story,
Thatís echoed on the inside.
Riddles and rhymes were well worth the time,
Even though they took forever to find,
All the displaced words and set them straight.

They speak of life, its beginnings and ends.
And all the different ways we meet.
The park bench, lobbies, or that hotel closet.
They find the profound in the support of everyday nothings,
The common rambling in a drunken old manís wise words.
Messages hidden in plain view rejected by a rush-hour media.
And those words, they find silence in schoolyards, prisons, and the most unlikely of places.
The highlights they find in everyday life.
Oh so true, I could go on for this like days,
Somehow making sense, somehow making the best of bets.
But like the words, which speak of life and its ends,
Iíll take the alternative route, the path pre-taken.
Iíll follow the sketchy steps, of wannabe dignitaries before me,
And skip to the holes in the broken beat.

 

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© 2005 Tim D Ryan
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
September 2005
NUMBER OF TIMES TITLE VIEWED
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