American Songwriter

American Songwriter International Website, Magazine, and Podcast Network found a winner for their May/June 2021 Lyric Contest. Cameron Burleson, 1st Place. Cameron has also published a book of poetry. "Riding Fence: Thoughts of a Cowboy." 

He’s another one of them folks that I claim as kin. We’re first cousins on my Dad’s side. Well, look what he’s gone and done, wrote a damn fine song. 

American Songwriter May/June, you can read the interview here. 

 

“Remembered” (Read Q&A with Cameron) 

 By Cameron Burleson 

 Mebane, NC 

  

 Off by yourself in a wood all alone 

 No one to mourn you, cry over your bones 

 Memories lost but for a brief line of prose 

 An ancient grey hymnal of songs undisclosed 

  

 You were remembered today by a lone passerby 

 Unknown to each other in the light of your lives 

 A tear in a moment of hands held beyond time 

 No greater monument could mark where you lie 

  

 Peace in a place surrounded by thunder 

 Of those rushing by pushing over and under 

 The pace of their chase leaves them no time to ponder 

 The worth of a soul laid so sadly asunder 

  

 You were remembered today if you are never again 

 The cool of this morning found you with a friend 

 Unexpected, this blessing makes it worth more for then 

 I've a better soul now than before it had been 

 

 

Words painting pictures

A moment immortalized 

Poets' expressions


Peace, Y'all!

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1 comment

  • Dayana
    Dayana Venezuela
    Cameron Burleson is really a great person and I am hoping that I would get the chance to meet him. I can feel that he is also a great composer, and I would love to meet him as soon as I can. I want him to write a song for other famous singers like Rihanna and Mariah Carey. Based on the [url=https://bestwritingsclues.com/reviews/essayhave-review/]essayhave review[/url] that I read about him, he is well-loved by music community.

    Cameron Burleson is really a great person and I am hoping that I would get the chance to meet him. I can feel that he is also a great composer, and I would love to meet him as soon as I can. I want him to write a song for other famous singers like Rihanna and Mariah Carey. Based on the essayhave review that I read about him, he is well-loved by music community.

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