To Miss a Lummox

By lupus tenebrae


Blue is true, as are words,
handed, gifted, by wisdom itself.
Old and wise, a familiar tune,
and he fit the bill, the lummox.

My West Virginian flame
only knew famous last words,
and the tips of the glacier,
were but a mile too short.

Humbleness befell me,
like every robin nesting above
the limbs on memory lane,
just off the beaten path of Maine.

Too late, and I never even asked,
where this nameless library was,
as surely, its books must be ancient
but charming, and rustic.

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Copyright 2012 lupus tenebrae
Published on Monday, April 2, 2012.     Filed under: "Personal" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

The first tribute, didn't really seem to get the point across, for me at least.
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  • Lux On Sunday, August 25, 2013, Lux (308)By person wrote:

    The Klot held meaning for us all, even as a new member when he had only recently passed. I wrote a tribute to him and this itself puts all memories to shame. I wish I could have known him better, for the words given are never as memories have been. Heartfelt, honey. ~I miss you, you mean ole Opklot~

  • dwells On Sunday, April 29, 2012, dwells (4513)By person wrote:

    I commented on his poem where he was searching for that old library, and then he was gone...

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