A Friend for Life by Demitri Tyler

 

I have staggered along the cement squares

 

Drank the bitter till night was morning fair

 

Danced with hollow souls of high and low the well.

 

Been a man of woes a man alone out here

 

I’ve known the shift of sand like dreams that go

 

I know the song of need left to mold

 

But I never let you down . . .

 

I have been your best broken friend

 

Your porcelain confidant

 

Lifting you . . .

 

Though I could no longer soar

 

© Demitri Tyler

Demitri

Excerpt from the book Measuring For Balance

$9.95 Plus Shipping ~ Available At CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com


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About the Author

Writer, orator and activist, Demitri the poet with the Greek name that if translated would read “dedicated to, follower of Mother Earth,” is a rising voice out of San Francisco planting words of wisdom as if seeds beneath the flesh. His talents as a rapper formed his early years gaining him recognition as mc to watch in underground circles with performances at the Upper Room the cities hottest poetry/rap venue at the time as well as his activism in and around the community and state college campuses.

Family tragedy and the realities of life caused this man to hang up his music career and vanish for over ten years but it was time well spent for out of the darkness has emerged a streaking comet who has made the transition from rap to poetry look seamless.

Visit Demitri’s Author Page At www.ctupublishinggroup.com/demitri-tyler.html

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