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Ode to Billy

by Uriel Tovar

And just like that
With a final flailing of
A distorted guitar
We say goodbye to our
Adolescent hero
The veil of fanboydom
Lifted revealing a poor sport
Past his prime
With a trail of broken dreams
And broken hearts behind him.

12/19/2014

Author's Note: at the almost acoustic christmas

Posted on 12/19/2014
Copyright © 2020 Uriel Tovar

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 12/20/14 at 04:45 PM

Really a fine flow and construction to this. "veil of fanboydom" is a great phrase.

Posted by Leslie Ann Eisenberg on 12/25/14 at 01:43 AM

i enjoyed the opening line, and especially "The veil of fanboydom." honest, nostalgiac, a fitting farewell. xopk

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