The Country

I want to move
To the country,
Between the hills
And the pines,
Up in the mountains,
Where it’s calm
And it’s quiet.
I want to move
To the country,
Where I could live
My whole life,
Without anyone
Knowing that I
Was ever alive.

Published by lou rasmus

Lou Rasmus is an independent author from Chicago, IL. His works are largely focused on exploring the meaning of life – or lack thereof – while the themes of love, relationships, and self-loathing are also central to many of his stories. His upcoming novel, Primrose Isle, will be his third self-published title. Grapefruit Juice, a collection of bitter poems and short stories, and DEAD RED FISH, his semi-autobiographical debut novel about a young man coming to age on a road trip with his childhood friends, are also available on Amazon.

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