Category Archives: Poetry

Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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Requiem To A Dog

I am republishing this poem to commemorate Little Monkey, the faithful companion of a friend that recently crossed over the rainbow bridge.  May the pain of loss be quieted by the joy of memories of the time shared. I wish … Continue reading

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Winter Rain

The winter winds sing To the teardrops of rain That cling to barren limbs Frozen boughs In cloaks of ice Whisper their displeasure Darkness descends Through solemn hours Life suspended, waiting A new sun smiles Crystals dance like gypsies The … Continue reading

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Silhouettes

Moving stealthily beside me My silhouette, but half of me Reflecting glances cast upon me This is all the other sees But just one side of me is showing Being that of left or right Creating incomplete conclusions The rest … Continue reading

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Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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American Dream

AWindowless facades gape With saddened eyes Cracked sidewalks Hopscotch and hope Remnants of yesterday Once vibrant streets vacant Life but whispers on the wind Weed filled lots Host rusted skeletons That slumber there Trees, like old friends Embrace the decay … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.” ― G.K. Chesterton

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