Pittsburgh Love Stories
For a Time We Wanted Something New
The Bystanders
As I tread the cemetery grounds
The sound of the lifeless lecture
through marble stones,
Deceits permeated time,
Defrauds congested space,
Now silence fills the soil, the dirt,
Love & joy, the bystanders, look on
with tears in their eye...
Their power unused. •

Michael Levy is the author of four books. His poetry and essays now grace many Web sites, journals and magazines throughout the world. His Web site in ranked number one in the world out of 3,000,000 Web sites when “Inspirational books” are the search words on Google's search engine.


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