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"The Extraordinarily Ordinary Life of Chuck Offerman" by Eric Wayne Flynn

Updated on December 11, 2013

"The Extraordinarily Ordinary Life of Chuck Offerman"

No violence

No sex

No drugs

No money

No culture

No cause

A pure unadulterated bore

Natural men don't sell well

No use for such a man

Disorientated by pain

A lost stumbling maniac

Rummaging through time

Streets, his platter from which he dines

An element in his element

A nothing effecting nothing

Still water running deep

A lost shepherd with no sheep

No vanity

No ego

No telling where he's been

No purpose his only sin

A book in an unknown language

A victim of experience

A fool we pass by and laugh at

An echo, a reflection

A mountain of a man

No one desires to see his peak

Not worth the climb

Not worth our time

A mist, standing under concrete trees

Invisible, yet a common sight

A prisoner of our insane orb

This nuisance named Chuck

The sad truth being, no one gives a fuck

A punch drunk product of our civilized society

Inebriated off the masses "sobriety"

Primitive, archaic and untrained

I walk by glorious ol' Chuck in the rain


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      Eric Wayne Flynn 3 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks Jamie... We all know a bunch of Chucks. Mysterious people line our streets, how did they get there? Reflections of our society I guess.


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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      You have given Chuck so much humanity through your words, well done. Jamie