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Poetic Thoughts - The Dude Abides - by C.W. Pruitt II
posted: Jun. 09, 2022

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The Dude (played by Jeff Bridges) in The Big Lebowski is an iconic character. The Dude's ingrained mellowness brings out the latent laziness in the viewer.
Below is a poem I wrote as a tribute to 'The Dude':

The Dude Abides

to stay
to remain
to abide
as the Dude did
is worth doing
and as The Dude is said
to have done

the coin has its 2 sides
and a wooden roller coaster
gives rough rides
but in the end
i take comfort
because "The Dude abides"

C.W. Pruitt II
January 26, 2011
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