The Fourth Mr. Mapother

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The Fourth Mr. Mapother

Had Renee when he first said hello,
Endlessly loved his first picture show.
Fourth of July earned little fan fare,
Eyes weren't shut when Nicole was there.
Lost that loving feeling most nights,
Top of his class in F-fighter flights.
Thundered 'round tracks, earned racing stripes,
Had fun as Joel Goodson in his tighty whites.
Earned respect as Rain Man's brother,
Needed right moves to impress others.
Early Taps showed temper and dark sides,
Empties were juggled in Cocktail bar sites.
Did impossible missions both far and away,
Few good men proved more than a play.
Ordered Jessup from Guantanomo Bay,
Revisited War of Worlds as Ray.
Spent many a night under Vanilla Skies,
Played a civil war hero turned Samurai.
Enticed new wife Katie, passed another Cruz by.
Even Cuba and Newman sought his dollar side,
Did movie that featured the Bob Seger slide.



Copyright © September 2009
Kevin Mooney

 

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alb29oclfl commented on The Fourth Mr. Mapother

09-09-2010

wow, an awesome write my friend////////////////////////////////////////////////

dahlusion commented on The Fourth Mr. Mapother

09-08-2010

Wow!! I hope this poem makes it to his "people" so that they can get it to him. bravo!! peace and light, dah

Artie commented on The Fourth Mr. Mapother

09-02-2010

Nice job with this tricky write. I'm a fan of his movies, but that's about it. there have been some good ones - 10 from me

kmooney

09/02/2010

Thanks Artie. I always appreciate your comments. Got any new ones you'd like read? K

redbloodink commented on The Fourth Mr. Mapother

09-02-2010

You know Kevin I liked Tom I think his acting skills were great.... You did a good job on this write and it paid him a nice tribute..... ty for sharing.... red

ApaqRasgirl commented on The Fourth Mr. Mapother

09-01-2010

that was cool, I loved him that movie. "the need for speed' one of my favorite lines.......plus hes cute.......lol.......wonderful tribute to our cutie little tommy cruz........lol........loved it......thanks love asha

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