It requires us to take a match and strike it against our hearts and let our blood ignite. Our bodies will begin to heat up in a way that radiates the same warmth when a stranger stops to help us fix our flat tire. Or that man that sits on a bench next to us: he lights a cigarette, takes a puff, and asks us what we are thinking about. We tell him nothing and he cares enough to say “bullshit.” Or that lover that takes the time to pick out all of the raisins in the trail mix, because we don’t like them, even though he or she does. Oh, it means the world when we sacrifice a little of our time to acknowledge each other the best we can. Little did we know, it only takes a small dose of love to cure a large life of loneliness.
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!