Sam Dantone

Florence, Or, United States

I am a many faceted artist who works in many styles and mediums, and in all dimensions. Despite my artistic variances, there is a common...

Writing

to live and die…

to live & die / I ask why / to what end? / to live again? / or void? / to live & die / I am I / not a sin / but in the end / just v…

Ahhh… Death.

You can go on living, or you can go on dying…

Thank you… You have made me stronger…

Thank you… You have made me stronger…

Sometimes you should…

“Sometimes you don’t because you think you shouldn’t when you really should have. Other times you do it anyway when you r…

She stands and stares…

I stand behind her, / as she fades away. / She stands and stares, / as though he is due back today. / He is just behind an invisible curtai…

Two kinds of Breaks…

“There are only two kinds of Breaks in life. / They are Ups and Downs. / That’s Breakups and Breakdowns…" / Sam Dant…

It’ late…

A tired man, / In his prime, / dying… / Adding his totals, / lying… / To himself, / He knows his worth. / Bleeding, / with no s…

Chimes without a breeze…

When the chimes toll, / and there is no breeze. / It can bring, / the least humble man, / to his knees. / Begging God’s mercy, tease.…

To define it all…

Deserved to know and love. / At its simplest, / all the above. / Enter our needs and wants, / and tastes and desires, / passions and higher…

Birthday poem, age 28.

The day life begins. / And for every year again. / Twenty eight of them now, / and such a lucky man. / How? / Enter this love. / Swooped in…

Birthday poem, age 34.

Officialy 30 something. / A 4 no more. / less than half, / more than 33 1/3. / Not even pie. / No mile stone… / Well into it now. / T…

Hoping you will be there…

In fear of loves demise, / I look into your eyes, / hoping you will be there… / Lost four years, / drowned in tears, / hoping you are…

Seeds and Weeds…

“If you are sad, / plant a seed. / If you are mad, / pull a weed." / Sam and Karen Dantone / 12:12AM April 1, 2002

Tired of the Dream Thing…

I want the real thing, / with molecular structure. / Tired of the dream thing. / I just want to touch her. / Always the same thing. / It…

Noir and Nicotine

“He took a puff that would knock your lights out, / and exhaled like a smoking gun." / Sam Dantone

Love and You.

Love, / by any other name, / is only if it is. / No word can change that, / but be careful what you call it, / that it never leads you to s…

T-Shirts tell the story…

“Man lived it… / and his T-shirt told the story." / Sam Dantone

Will I ?…

The full moon, / and the setting sun, / in the same sky. / I’m headed south, / and I’m asking why. / Will I ever know? / Will I…
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