Poems written by Rick Richardson

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About Rick Richardson

Hi, I am an archaeologist by profession, a poet by avocation, a reading addict, and animal junkie.  I was raised in the mountains, live on the ocean, and long to return to the solitude of the desert life I once lived.


Song elegy

Led down from the tower Head high and hands bound Blindfold declined against the wall Black square pinned to his heart Eyes afire and shining proud He sang… He sang of Caruso, Townes Van Zandt Pavarotti, Bocelli, Mercury, Carreras, he