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A locomotive brain is what you have

Updated on October 18, 2013

Only Money could buy such virtual disturbances

As the one you wish you hadn't seen over and over again like a broken record

As for the poor man he or she has no credibility

nor credentials to acquire such tooling

Yet they make the best out of it all


The scraps become their mainstay


as they learn to mend times hand together with mere mud

And Elmer’s glue if they can afford it

Let’s not speak about affordability

The darn thing isn’t fair at all

So when you take a glimpse into the eyes of any innovator on a low budget

Just stop and think about what they had to go through to over achieve

To truly conquer something known as an Obstacle



The world envies you only when you make it

They laugh and make fun of you when you’re down and out for the count

But when you stand tall and erect from out of the burning ashes like A true phoenix

The world shall admire you, for your temper is tamed and humble now

You have become one with "The All"


The world is now rotating on the axis of your finger tips

Because you are the “one” that inspired us all to lift up our own spirits

Out of artificially inseminated depression

For once fell victim to what is referred to as the “Trends” of Society

Aka Commercialism……………………….

© 2013 Mike Pugh

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      Mike Pugh 

      5 years ago from New York City

      @Gypsy Rose Lee, Thanks for the kind words up there. LOL :) Yeah I wish my brain had a steam engine in it too. Hehe!

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      Mike Pugh 

      5 years ago from New York City

      @ImKarn23, Thanks for the cool comment Leslie and for sharing.

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      Mike Pugh 

      5 years ago from New York City

      Thanks for stopping by VocalCoach :) glad you like it.

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      Mike Pugh 

      5 years ago from New York City

      @btrbell, yes indeed its sad but the necessary evil many of us all face due to technology and all of its many breakthroughs today, I just wish they could figure out a way to fix humanity with it all. You know!

      Thanks for the comment, for voting and I'm so glad you liked my poem.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Very expressive. Wish I had a locomotive brain then I could get through everything I have to do each day so much faster.

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      Karen Silverman 

      5 years ago

      'out of artificially inseminated depression'...

      WOW..your smarts smarts!

      Well, well, well - WELL said, Mike! Bravo!

      Love your heart and passion for truth!

      sharingxx

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      Mike Pugh 

      5 years ago from New York City

      @BlossomSB, Thanks for the cool comment and for checking out my poem, I love train rides too :)

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      Mike Pugh 

      5 years ago from New York City

      @blondey, Success and true success is what helps make great families even better for sure. I would not complain if such a thing occurred for me and my family today.

      Its being poor all my life that motivates me to strive to achieve greatness, and if and when I get there I will set a trend that's unstoppable, For sure! Darn Commercials!! :)

      Thanks for reading my poem and commenting.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      5 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Hi Mike - Enjoyed this. Well done!

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      Randi Benlulu 

      5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Sad how influential commercialism is. You put it well. Thank you! Up+

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      I love travelling by train, especially overnight ones, listening to the sound of the wheels as they go over culverts, and my husband was a great model railway enthusiast. Great poem.

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      Blondey Hubpages 

      5 years ago

      You sure can't take money with you!! Success is great, but family more important, and loving #1 of all. thanks for sharing your thoughts

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