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A poem by Beverly Stock.

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It’s very basic, common, or perhaps dull,

It’s regular, routine, staple and set.

If fresh, it can be so beautiful,

Quite an everyday word, you just don’t forget.


Adjective, verb, or noun, it has many faces.

It can mean the same as accumulation,

Like most any load and reams and in masses.

Quantity, staples or conglomerations.


Abundance, a mass, or an estimation,

A breed line, or blood, or goods in a block,

It’s part of my Husband’s genetic extraction,

Like homemade soup in a pot, I am a Stock.


Beverly Stock is an American poet who delights in creating poetry that asks big questions about small moments, and inspires readers to revisit the little memories we so often overlook. Her work has been published by The Society of Classical Poets, The Chained Muse, Persimmon Tree, and LightenUp-Online, in the UK. Visit BeverlyStockPoetry.com and BeverlyStockPoetry on Facebook.

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