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December First (Jason Smith-Lafayette, LA)

  • For all the ones we loved so dear,
    For them we should never shead a tear.
    They are in the presence of our God's loving grace,
    Never to be harmed again by this human race.
    If you could put a face on all those who have died,
    Do you think you could have been a friend or even
    Would you help your fellow man in this time of need,
    Or would you walk by and watch them bleed?
    December 1st is world's AIDS day,
    Do you remember what you did or did you have a prayer to say?


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Louisiana Words History: Harvey LeBeouf and the Rise of Rural Louisiana

Harvey LeBeouf, the 8th accomplished Louisiana Words Allstar and the 2nd quickest writer to rise to this status since 2015, has brought in the most followers than any other writer in the history of Louisiana Words since 2014. He has racked in the most #1 poems and been consistently in the top 3 for Best of Week since Winter 2019. He gained Allstar status quickly having many poems under his belt with many more to come! A native of Kaplan, 27 people have joined the community ranking Kaplan at #6 in the top 10 places following. Yes! Kaplan the 1st rural town to beat out larger places like Shreveport (currently not in the top 10). Now living in Lake Charles, Harvey has also brought in 19 followers for Lake Charles ranking them #10. Both places are currently listed on the Louisiana Words Tour coming in the Winter 2020. Thank you, Harvey!

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