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  • America for what we have done to our brothers
    5

    America for what we have done to our brothers

    6 weeks ago

  • Rocky mountain horses   ....free verse
    9

    Rocky mountain horses ....free verse

    13 months ago

    I ride on horseback into wild flowered fields of mountain colors wondering and unknowing their names And the audacity of colors brilliant the peaceful air infectious and forever blowing among timeless dreams Around...

  • The origins of  poetry.......free verse
    12

    The origins of poetry.......free verse

    13 months ago

    As the tree grew from the earthen dust so too then did the words perhaps poetry was but born within the slurry of pulp itself and so shouldn't they fall away together As the pulp rolled from inside the wet...

  • free verse poetry..... Inter-stellar passing
    12

    free verse poetry..... Inter-stellar passing

    14 months ago

    Might as well be passing ships in the dark night of old no radar to guide us not but a light upon the bow a flag upon the stern Stoic masses on the city sidewalk stepping on the same cracks wordlessly passing and...

  • Poem ..........Witness to spectacle
    6

    Poem ..........Witness to spectacle

    14 months ago

    Poem about the socio- political climate today and the immaturity of America's present culture and society .

  • Poem ..........And There Will be Horses
    24

    Poem ..........And There Will be Horses

    15 months ago

    There will be no wars no government there will be no broken hearts there will be no lovers who secretly hate no vehicles but wagons and carts There will be no glamor no armies no child abuse no crime there will be no...

  • Awakening of the day..............just a story .
    7

    Awakening of the day..............just a story .

    15 months ago

    In the night the dreams came fast , freely without end and they've left me yet refreshed before the dawn , the sounds within the dream world were but my own storms to suffer and to suffer alone . But awaken I did and...

  • Dress me up as a star...........poem
    7

    Dress me up as a star...........poem

    15 months ago

    If I were to dress up as the stars I would want to be like the real ones and paste myself against the nighttime sky minus daytime suns you might then here the sounds of movement in older parts undiscovered as if we...

  • Seeking words of poetry..............a Poem
    13

    Seeking words of poetry..............a Poem

    15 months ago

    They wrote by the dim candles and quiet dusk of evening and in the early promise of a new day to write their only possession in life the heart the and soul and what they'd say Poe and Dickenson and Brown sat...

  • In the mists of the serene .............verse
    14

    In the mists of the serene .............verse

    18 months ago

    On the wings of almost total silence I watch as the soft mists of a calming fog drift through the hardwood forest towards me There is virtually no wind and yet a soft unfelt current of motion in the air wraps it's...

  • Smiling at the beaver moon...........poetry
    9

    Smiling at the beaver moon...........poetry

    18 months ago

    The cold silent voice of November speaks in sign and listens to no one yet I smiled as I watched the beaver moon rise well before the dusk Oh but does this moon offer any warmth at all no I fear not nor will it until...

  • Smoke , darkness and alone..........verse
    12

    Smoke , darkness and alone..........verse

    18 months ago

    Spending too much time alone and you begin to notice things as never before like the wisp of smoke in the dark rising against a star lit sky And then these stars begin to drift and flow as liquid the smoke and the...

  • Of  unsettling winds.........poem
    10

    Of unsettling winds.........poem

    19 months ago

    In the winds of autumn I find much solace where humankind fails me yet even that fault is mine I stand swaying as my soul finds it's bearing and my heart lay sleeping in vaulted time Even in the howling winds of ...

  • " but flesh and bone "  poem
    6

    " but flesh and bone " poem

    19 months ago

    Better to have written it down in riddles than for real truth to be known like an old memory too painful to recall isn't life but poetry written down we can write a whole life story without revealing the names we...

  • A poem about music ......"Musical  attraction"
    4

    A poem about music ......"Musical attraction"

    19 months ago

    I had always believed of one kind of magic complete and all the way I sat waiting and the others did as well a silence deafening to this day She arrived on stage as if it were built just for her solo and began to...

  • Her breath in darkness  ..............a poem
    8

    Her breath in darkness ..............a poem

    19 months ago

    what's not to love about warm summer nights and this cool breeze that lays welcoming on heaving breast's two bodies entangled with ecstasy a young man who's a new opinion of darkness we fall apart finally in...

  • The seer  ......poetry
    9

    The seer ......poetry

    20 months ago

    To spend a life in self exile a complicated desire knowing perhaps always the way it will end but alas' there is simply no way it can work might as well keep a love as a friend Betting on a smile and a laugh all the...

  • Poetry  ............In all loves glory
    12

    Poetry ............In all loves glory

    20 months ago

    In furtive mishandling we managed to fall in love kicking the leaves of October as we walked to poor to do anything else we managed simply to hold hands as we talked We groped in inexperience at each others clothing...

  • Verse ......   All of the poetry in the world
    9

    Verse ...... All of the poetry in the world

    20 months ago

    Will it change the heart from which it's born Or cure the soul of which is torn Will it bring peace at once to the begging soul As if in the play on the stage can it reverse the role For what is it worth to anyone ...

  • Poetry about ,  A  passing  in Autumn
    10

    Poetry about , A passing in Autumn

    20 months ago

    If we could fast forward to a winter day we would see autumn in slow motion it seems that's just how quickly it goes as if a magic a fleeting potion A snow line quickly moving down the high and hardwood slopes as the...

  • Tribute  - Letter to unknown soldier
    5

    Tribute - Letter to unknown soldier

    20 months ago

    Dear............... Wasn't it you who spilled your blood , sweat and tears at this unappreciated alter of man ? I am so sorry for your loss , for your sacrifice and I do know that this IS the way that you knew that it...

  • Poetry , Night of a long ago child
    8

    Poetry , Night of a long ago child

    20 months ago

    Just like laying in bed on a cold winters night and never getting warm enough tonight there's too much space beneath the milky way I'm uneasy in this still windless night the only sound is the moving constellations...

  • In the heart of alone .............Verse
    10

    In the heart of alone .............Verse

    20 months ago

    A blue whale this last of his breed flows in liquid solitude towards the very ends of extinction The blond grizzly moves lofted in the high peaks of the rockies in the last eternal distinction The grey wolf slinks in...

  • fear not the ghosts .............poem
    12

    fear not the ghosts .............poem

    20 months ago

    I have seen this young boy over and over all through this life this ghost of a little brother we have played we have grown laughed cried and loved I've smiled as he played there on the linen colored soft ...

  • For rent a walk along a shore ........Verse
    6

    For rent a walk along a shore ........Verse

    20 months ago

    There is so much to contemplate in life or should I say there is for me from our origins to our very last destination life ......... what is this mystery do we walk alone and simply live it alone with a heart all...

  • One  small dose of nature ...........Poem
    8

    One small dose of nature ...........Poem

    20 months ago

    Who will keep step with me tonight or should I keep step with you lets walk along the dusk laden dirt road we'll take in the perfect view Just you and I and you can chatter on for a while if you chose I may simply...

  • Turning away from time .........Verse
    9

    Turning away from time .........Verse

    20 months ago

    I sit quietly allowing only simple presence of mind to keep track of my time wanting simply to unhook from life from the hours from all those I know A soft dappling of sun and shadow are all that filter through to...

  • I hear her name on the wind..........poetry
    11

    I hear her name on the wind..........poetry

    21 months ago

    A photo of a condor over the grand canyon At the ocean when the salt wind lays in the sand alone through the still of night or when the cool breezes of September awaken for the stars just right sometimes I do...

  • Reflection in the glass.............Poetry
    5

    Reflection in the glass.............Poetry

    21 months ago

    I see the man in the window for one moment but I recognize him only at great cost placing my fingers on the glass I realize that my touch is nearly lost Older now and older looking this stranger who stands before me...

  • I wish that I was beautiful ...........verse
    4

    I wish that I was beautiful ...........verse

    21 months ago

    The child sit's at the edge of humanity a pitiful existence and his lonely heart cries " I wish that I were beautiful too" in soul bending insistence Golden hair and worn out shoes hand me down soul and heart So why...

  • Sanctuario in the desert    ......       verse
    4

    Sanctuario in the desert ...... verse

    21 months ago

    Into the desert along the plateau I searched long and hard if for no other reason seeking the perfect arroyo along dry riverbeds of my soul my destiny this path alone One image in my mind I would know it when I...

  • Last chance for love ...........poetry
    7

    Last chance for love ...........poetry

    21 months ago

    These eye's search outward and fleetingly over the heads in the city crowd the din of traffic loud and unsettling the masses of ego loud the question is constant the answer evading and unforgiving how can human touch...

  • The confliction of the poet
    9

    The confliction of the poet

    21 months ago

    If only I could find the feeling one and the same Of that that comes from writing to you while this other seems so lame Around humanity loneliness expands itself blooming like so many weeds growing to task And yet...

  • Loneliness and it's free ride...........Verse
    8

    Loneliness and it's free ride...........Verse

    22 months ago

    As true loneliness accompanies one's life the life itself becomes the affliction We travel to exotic emotions we seek out the reasons and so alone simply goes with us It's as if it were there all along the ultimate...

  • Jealousy of  the nightime.........poem
    8

    Jealousy of the nightime.........poem

    21 months ago

    Can we ever know if the afternoons are simply jealous of the dusk when evening breezes arrive and break the hearts of those of the day in trust When the inversions of cool night air have saved me time and time again...

  • "You can't eat medals son "...........poem
    13

    "You can't eat medals son "...........poem

    22 months ago

    He looked down into the small cardboard box with a satin velvet lining and immediately his eye's darkened and the center lost their shining I had found hidden away in his closet an array of ribbons medals and a...

  • I don't mind the storms at all ......poetry
    10

    I don't mind the storms at all ......poetry

    22 months ago

    Constant this rolling of thunderous clouds storms and lightning crashing across the skies Echoing on into the afternoon as if memory alone directs the course and that all it implies The promise of rain is delivered...

  • Not one more word  ...........verse
    5

    Not one more word ...........verse

    22 months ago

    There are times there are just times when the simple insatiable meaning in these my own written words just isn't enough to feed my emotions it escapes me it eludes me and yet once again I reach for the page and I...

  • She swims into the night .............Verse
    12

    She swims into the night .............Verse

    23 months ago

    Go willingly my love step gingerly into the sea and shiver arms over bare breast's such an elusive dream I will stand alone and secretly watch as you tilt your beauty back and smile naked to the waist your thighs as...

  • Will you teach me this ?............verse
    8

    Will you teach me this ?............verse

    23 months ago

    Who will teach me how to hate or of the honor in war Is it then you who will teach me how to hide from what it is that hurts who will teach me how to imagine I can love without a cost what about how to raise a child ...

  • To relish in the rains .............Verse
    10

    To relish in the rains .............Verse

    23 months ago

    A heavy rain drums down the surface of shingles splashing into the gutters clattering away down the spout and swishes across the gravel in the drive without shame I look out through the valley as the mist descends...

  • Yours from the beginning  .......Prayer
    16

    Yours from the beginning .......Prayer

    23 months ago

    Just who are we to grieve or to let tears flow in terrible sorrow who are we to hurt for today and again tomorrow He was yours from the very beginning and on to eternity how he loved the birds and flowers his...

  • Of Men and Rain .............verse
    7

    Of Men and Rain .............verse

    23 months ago

    Just what almighty purpose is served to stand and watch silently the falling rains the drumming on the tin roof the rivulets channeling emotions without refrains Incessantly it roars in sounds of rivers down the...

  • Blue Bonnet Highway.........for Nellieanna Hay
    29

    Blue Bonnet Highway.........for Nellieanna Hay

    23 months ago

    Heard the words in the line of a song and before I knew it I was there There's something special in Texas and it's isn't only in the warm dry air There's an angel down there who's smile is just as beautiful as the...

  • Daniels  mountain incident ............         Poem
    2

    Daniels mountain incident ............ Poem

    24 months ago

    'Your father and his father before him' she softly sang as the baby slept in the shadows of pine Together they dozed in summers satiating breeze forgotten by place and time Long before they came and stole you away...

  • Of tree houses and women..........poem
    7

    Of tree houses and women..........poem

    2 years ago

    Okay so what young boy has never fallen in love I did and her name was Ruthy She wasn't gorgeous I mean she was a real brat kind of ungainly and rather toothy But that girl just loved my tree house and now looking...

  • Where true love lands .......poetry
    2

    Where true love lands .......poetry

    2 years ago

    There's but divine innocence in the magic of a woman's meaningful smile You know the one ....the one that lights up her face widening her laugh by a mile That smile involves everything about her.... her laugh her...

  • In today moments ...........poetic verse
    11

    In today moments ...........poetic verse

    2 years ago

    There are memories and moments the taste of coffee there are visions of touching you thirty years later and I still see your face the flow of your hair and the mesmerizing sway of your hips as you walked away you...

  • 1,000- nd.  Hubs .......The Color of Love .
    7

    1,000- nd. Hubs .......The Color of Love .

    2 years ago

    I have wondered for awhile what I should write for this milestone ! Here it is ! For the Color of Love No longer will I mosey about in a mood of rejection As of today I will hold every chance meeting up in the...

  • What do you want from love ? ...........Poetry
    10

    What do you want from love ? ...........Poetry

    2 years ago

    it come's in on cat's feet or goes away in a super storm It blinds a woman to her own emotional needs but the needs of a man are born we stand before a woman in silence for all the words have been spoken She'll try...

  • Touching the face of the beauty----poetry
    9

    Touching the face of the beauty----poetry

    2 years ago

    in dark continuous silences of the night I reach out my fingers towards her face I watch as the her ivory flesh relaxes and her shaded eye's close just one softening trace I trace out the lines and shadows that...

  • Love happens in a vacuum ?
    9

    Love happens in a vacuum ?

    2 years ago

    Much like the monarch butterfly just happens to circle my world each year in perfect rhyme Or the rain begins and ends in the night as we sleep unknowing of the time Love cannot be conjured up out of wishes no...

  • Brother in Arms............A Tribute
    11

    Brother in Arms............A Tribute

    2 years ago

    My big brother Not much more than a boy were you then and away you were called proud and beautiful in the colors of soldier blue tall in shadow so alive in spirit and smile The men behind the shadows waited patiently...

  • Impending heartache .... dog verse
    8

    Impending heartache .... dog verse

    2 years ago

    We will have to part it seems where have these short years gone my love and yet who knows who might really go first I don't know why but I never loved a dog like this one this is so different though this is my Bud ...

  • Casual observations........
    7

    Casual observations........

    2 years ago

    Sometimes the best responses lay unspoken I stepped in from the winter blizzard the restaurant - store was warm yet uninviting in the corner the proprietors look up from the drunken distractions of a couple of...

  • A Violin and salad.............verse
    4

    A Violin and salad.............verse

    2 years ago

    Sender petite she moved barefoot across the kitchen floor to a sonata in one hand a paring knife in the other a salad bowl she twirls as beautify as a ballerina sometimes she even hums a melody sounding as content...

  • I danced with Grace.......      poem
    0

    I danced with Grace....... poem

    2 years ago

    I wrote this for Grace ...... Grace undressed herself slowly as she entered into the shallow tide She let out her arms and twirled laughing at the wind in which she'd abide It was as if you walked on that water...

  • Dialation in poetry
    6

    Dialation in poetry

    2 years ago

    What haven't I learned in writing what haven't I felt and all truly so self taught euphoria pain anger joy An insatiable soul dives fully into itself and opens it's eye's under this ocean of emotion but what...

  • Whispering of  wishes  ........poetry
    8

    Whispering of wishes ........poetry

    2 years ago

    These unspoken promises these dreams these desires are but a solo journey to solitude and you will learn dreams are for small boys and fools The boy will grow to a man the dreams fall by the way that beauty that you...

  • Dust's of  existance............verse
    7

    Dust's of existance............verse

    2 years ago

    Is that what it all comes down to ? A thick layer of an ever thinning dust everything around us eventually breaks down to it's smallest form You know it does too don't you ? wipe one finger across the underside of...

  • The voices heard by the poet
    2

    The voices heard by the poet

    2 years ago

    Voices They are everywhere at times speaking one over the other in the glitter of sun on the water or the purple of snow covered hillside I hear them and I hear you My Labrador looks at me stoic posed so regal and...

  • a poets only dream..............poetry
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    a poets only dream..............poetry

    2 years ago

    Nothing changes at the hand of poetry worlds do not keep from colliding with a line that may forever alter the heart still mankind lies biding a loving heart may melt another making polar caps go missing ...

  • One thousand  hubs ?  ..............poem
    6

    One thousand hubs ? ..............poem

    2 years ago

    Milestones are only for those who count away the miles Calendars for those who await the ends of life while the funeral man smiles Why measure anything at all or keep track of this all the more Go ahead make your...

  • To hell with the BLM  .........Verse
    2

    To hell with the BLM .........Verse

    2 years ago

    Walking along some lost rim of stone in the big horn mountains of Wyoming I am reminded of a past shared between a horse and a man in all his roaming We relied one upon the other so freely without a thought we once...

  • Irish mom Scots dad.............poetry
    19

    Irish mom Scots dad.............poetry

    2 years ago

    Dad always said all the blame was to your "Irish temper "as you glared at him and snickered aloud And you would say yes but why not blame your "Scottish moods" mean and proud And we like all kids would look from one...

  • Winter's  sonata....... poem
    8

    Winter's sonata....... poem

    2 years ago

    Walking from one frosted window to another the ivories softly tinkling E minor from above I reminisce of many years gone by of other winters and songs I love I am of too small a mind to know how to play my own music...

  • Peace of granite.........for my brothers
    13

    Peace of granite.........for my brothers

    2 years ago

    I come here often to the place of green pine bows blowing through this timeless valley the rich green maple leaves dancing and turning on the softest sheathes of wind In he distance I can hear the traffic noises of...

  • Where blue sky turns to black.................cowboy poetry
    21

    Where blue sky turns to black.................cowboy poetry

    2 years ago

    I sat there for an hour or so listening to the old man talk on and on he talked about the old days and old people he talked about mom And then as the sky turned to golden and dusky night arrived his talking became a...

  • Writing on the highway ...........poem
    8

    Writing on the highway ...........poem

    2 years ago

    It may be a day of rain on the two lane or one of sun blistering through the windshield yet I have been known to stop along the way It may be a sad reminder of music from the speakers a snide remark by some...

  • Onward comes the dark ........verse
    11

    Onward comes the dark ........verse

    2 years ago

    In the tiniest increments in winter afternoon night soon begins Just a simple shadow on the undersides of grey leafless limbs I love the afternoon of golden tint on linen colored snow And patiently await the gift...

  • Nothing so delicate ...........poem
    6

    Nothing so delicate ...........poem

    2 years ago

    No nothing to delicate nor a beauty so pure As a woman's bare feet in my view that's for sure Her shoulder oh yea her belly button yes oh of course But without the bare skin of a woman life could be worse Now ...

  • Never Not alone ..........Verse
    6

    Never Not alone ..........Verse

    2 years ago

    He will suffer that way in silence while in solitude no matter what they say he will find his center there at the end of a stress filled day He sits quietly in spite of the crowd they can have the laughs the shouts...

  • Not meant  for this earth.......verse
    9

    Not meant for this earth.......verse

    2 years ago

    The river this afternoon reflects the broken surface of sky of forests and of fauna the sound of the whitewater rushing over stones and boulders older than time itself are too loud to even bother with an echo The...

  • Men and passion
    9

    Men and passion

    2 years ago

    To lose faith in love is one thing but to give up faith in life quite another the heart after all can still heal but of love why bother Did you really love the color of red or the crimson in her hair now I just pass...

  • Afterglow ............free verse
    6

    Afterglow ............free verse

    2 years ago

    It is the after hours of life itself that hold me in contemplation after a birth in a beginning after the party in my youth after the end of love as a young lover the afterglow After the gifts were opened after the...

  • Reaching out  .........poetry
    4

    Reaching out .........poetry

    2 years ago

    Lonely is as lonely does and where will you even begin to suffer it quietly and stoically in solitude now wouldn't that be a sin You have so much to offer them isn't that just what you said Or is this the spoken...

  • Imminence of Chaos
    4

    Imminence of Chaos

    2 years ago

    Are we to enjoy the tranquility while it's here ready or not Can it even be recognized or acquired while it's still fresh and hot Fire in the center blood runs red in the sewers Another serving up of politics get out...

  • Beautiful  Gardener......poem
    5

    Beautiful Gardener......poem

    2 years ago

    Watching the beauty of her body as it moves her dress for gardening soiled at the hem Visions of last night ...I sigh at the image of her breasts and my hands fumbling around them I listen to her humming a sweet...

  • I hear the wolf crying do you ? .........poetry
    10

    I hear the wolf crying do you ? .........poetry

    2 years ago

    There are many times that if I think about it at all that mankind disgusts me and in particular when I hear your call He has beaten you down with sticks he has poured kerosene into your dens everything man has...

  • How profitable a poet..........Verse
    6

    How profitable a poet..........Verse

    2 years ago

    Take these lines from my hand they are all free for the taking But with them take my needs my emotions this incessant yearning too they can all be yours On the sidewalk in front of my house along with the old used...

  • Onward my child to racism
    9

    Onward my child to racism

    2 years ago

    Form up the children fresh youthful battle lines along those ivory towered walls no matter they know not of what they march the activist master calls Pass along that pamphlet the next person in front the banner the...

  • Deep in my Northeast Kingdom .........verse
    12

    Deep in my Northeast Kingdom .........verse

    2 years ago

    I watch almost without breathing as the fire of winter afternoon spreads rather quickly across hillsides outside of the "bog " turning the spruce forest golden and the tamaracks even brighter leaving the low lands...

  • Winter Memories -Hubpage Challenge .......Mine.
    26

    Winter Memories -Hubpage Challenge .......Mine.

    2 years ago

    I awoke to the sounds and smells of a winter morning , coffee percolating , soft quiet country music ,even the weather report and news on the radio , I lay there for a moment in bed , wrapping the skim blankets around...

  • Avoiding of the eyes ............poem
    1

    Avoiding of the eyes ............poem

    2 years ago

    Is it because they are too soulful or that they reflect the pain of the soul inside why won't you look me in the eye's what do we have to hide You walk by me now the way you did the homeless beggar on the street All...

  • Decembers Drive ..........poem
    3

    Decembers Drive ..........poem

    2 years ago

    There are times .......when on my drive home I take the long way around Melancholy surrounds me at this time of year I can't seem to find the ground It's just old memories of that I'm pretty sure there's no need to...

  • Decembers  serenade .....verse
    5

    Decembers serenade .....verse

    2 years ago

    I stand mesmerized a moment and watch as if just now noticing the falling soft white snow and yet falling all day long with little accumulation in lazy wet circles it drifts softly to earth This visual promise of...

  • Where it all ends  .........poetry
    5

    Where it all ends .........poetry

    2 years ago

    Each word became a dagger and each thrust became a hollow hurting Each tear became an ocean each cry out dies to crimson wording But that's all that's left of a marriage at the ending Just an outdated valentine...

  • Didn't know I'd lose you that soon .......poem
    7

    Didn't know I'd lose you that soon .......poem

    2 years ago

    The best days of our youth spent laughing and wasting our days like lose currency Did we know it could all change so fast did never we see the urgency I suspect we could never be allowed that how else would we...

  • Racial Respect   .......Poem
    9

    Racial Respect .......Poem

    2 years ago

    How simply saddening how wrong how childish It's so simple in retrospect this whole issue of what do we do ? How do we do what's simply right ? Stop looking and seeing nothing and look beyond just black and...

  • Inter-racial relation elation  .............Poem
    7

    Inter-racial relation elation .............Poem

    2 years ago

    I know two people who's hands look just like these two They love and they love beautify after everything they've been through My Father and my Mother him Scottish and her the Irish princess Wasn't that after all a...

  • Feathers of the Indian .......Poem
    6

    Feathers of the Indian .......Poem

    2 years ago

    Claim to all the walk on the trail of tears guess it don't make you one of them You fight so well the warriors war I guess we'll still be your friend Little Eichmann sure is a terror on his trail so too are you on...

  • It needs to be said .........a poem
    11

    It needs to be said .........a poem

    2 years ago

    The little boy was stacking blocks on the living room floor one night as his father walked into the room to make sure the stove was alright Out of the corner of his eye the boy wondered will Dad say he's proud...

  • Solitary writers  .......Verse
    14

    Solitary writers .......Verse

    2 years ago

    I admit it there is no connection to this solitary soul like the simple safe world of words so go ahead and abuse them if you must Yet for just a moment wouldn't you like to gain one unending friendship or one lover...

  • Meet the Coy- Wolf !
    4

    Meet the Coy- Wolf !

    2 years ago

    A new , a "hybrid" , animal has emerged on the home front of the natural world in North America , scientist's and biologist's in eastern America and Canada are studying the lifestyles of an emerging hybrid wolf - coyote...

  • The silence of the illiterate............poem
    3

    The silence of the illiterate............poem

    2 years ago

    dThe only time I saw a pencil in your hands was to mark the edge of the wood A measure for later cutting once asked "I don't write so good" Nor speak in language of the statesman yet listen to what I saw I saw the way...

  • immeasurable............poem
    8

    immeasurable............poem

    2 years ago

    Such time in the wilds lately and cannot help wondering of time It's such a cruel invention of man's one to cloud the measured mind Why did man run to nature with a tape to measure in his hands when all he had to do...

  • I am Bigfoot ............ !       poem
    20

    I am Bigfoot ............ ! poem

    2 years ago

    I had been living in the wilds for years always on the edge of the woods Running in all the usual places and yet you don't have the goods I've spent fifty years in the tree's hiding hiding and wondering why I hadn't...

  • Beneath the covers .........poem
    2

    Beneath the covers .........poem

    2 years ago

    Pure and darkened ink colors of night when silence rules the universe Lay the hours when ones subconscious seems just a little perverse In the hours of darkness when the soul of lovers can lose the way unending Or...

  • Alone with the wind .....poem
    9

    Alone with the wind .....poem

    2 years ago

    Around the sleeping corners of darkened night whistles a cold November wind I listen without sleeping while autumn commits its sin Through cold glass I watch leaves of snow gather in the lee of long hours At the foot...

  • What is  your taste of rage ?
    5

    What is your taste of rage ?

    2 years ago

    As a child the boy too weak a man to right all those familial wrongs before there was even a name for domestic abuse he'd memorized the songs He cried silently in shadows never to heal nor sort the tinted scenes the...

  • Is the taste of hatred bitter ?     a  poem
    6

    Is the taste of hatred bitter ? a poem

    2 years ago

    Ah but your quest for glory your dream world of misconstrued elation how did it feel to exterminate the children of nation after nation after nation oh but yours was a glorious cause that of your hero your mentor...

  • Nightime Pasture ..........poem
    3

    Nightime Pasture ..........poem

    2 years ago

    There are few places that I've ever been that affect my soul as such a place take me again to Montana drop me from this race Ride silently to the nighttime pastures high on a overlook and let me gaze upon the eastern...

  • One man , one grain of sand.......verse
    4

    One man , one grain of sand.......verse

    2 years ago

    You ask me "what can I do I am but one small man" Let me see .....do I have this right I think I might understand What is the significance of standing on the beach of standing on one minute grain of sand I ask ...

  • Swing up into the saddle...........
    9

    Swing up into the saddle...........

    2 years ago

    Notice the rainbow in the picture ? As I look down at my feet the heavy dew of a Montana morning glistens on my chore boots there is a chill on this morning breeze as the sun hasn't yet risen above the rim of...

  • One Awesome Dad.......poem for Eric Dierker
    12

    One Awesome Dad.......poem for Eric Dierker

    2 years ago

    His hands tough twisted and scarred from a lifetime of labor and toil But this touch to his son an ointment of love and understanding a healing oil His voice loud and angry on the fields of battle though gentle in...

  • Soldiers son .............Verse
    12

    Soldiers son .............Verse

    2 years ago

    Soldiers son His grades in school have been dropping steadily since the second grade ....they just don't know why He sleeps with the blankets pulled over his head and yet they don't even know that at all the things...

  • Counting his breaths.........Verse
    5

    Counting his breaths.........Verse

    2 years ago

    He turns to look to the right and sees a hundred people laid across colored beach towels up the sandy shoreline Some of them beautiful women who'd not raised an eye to his passing smile and the rest men or boys really...

  • warriors of flesh and bone ......
    7

    warriors of flesh and bone ......

    2 years ago

    I give up .....it doesn't have to make sense anymore I will write as the words inspire and yet no more there is but only questions why didn't life evolve my vision to lunar shades so that all I would see was by the...

  • Heaven turned inside out......verse
    11

    Heaven turned inside out......verse

    2 years ago

    Who falls from baby blue skies as heavens fall open and free What angel floats on velvet wings and lands quietly on burdened shoulders That brother who left so long before or sister gone by yesterday These guiding...

  • Voices on  september winds ......Verse
    12

    Voices on september winds ......Verse

    2 years ago

    And as sounds become voices and those voices turn to laughter your image comes to mind your eyes that reflected the autumn blue skies I hear your voice in the wind that turns up the silver sides of willow and...

  • The painters  lover......poem
    6

    The painters lover......poem

    2 years ago

    Can I trace the flexing of your thigh like brushing the highlights in a a masterpiece or cup your breast in hand as if I could paint the earth itself can I touch your lower lip as it trembles as if to remove a ...

  • Are you awake ?.......Poem
    9

    Are you awake ?.......Poem

    2 years ago

    The only time in eternity that I miss being young and remembering was how to truly feel How naïve we were then to think that an hour of darkness and a certain touch could heal Where do we go from here is it ...

  • I hate you !.......poem
    13

    I hate you !.......poem

    2 years ago

    The old man hates the kid the one with the funny pierced nose The kid with piercings hates the cops and his hate really shows The church goer hates the preacher the the preacher hates the devil The neighbor...

  • Suicide , let's start talking about it !
    9

    Suicide , let's start talking about it !

    2 years ago

    I can't seem to shake this feeling that we can all change the world , a little at a time . Suicide is the worse plague in the world , but What can we do ?

  • Tears from a clown ......poem For Robin Williams
    33

    Tears from a clown ......poem For Robin Williams

    2 years ago

    In the silence after the evening show he walks the lonely walk Alone and tired beyond tired he doesn't even want to talk The clown face at the end of the show peels away layers until his reflection is true That's...

  • Towers of love .....poem
    8

    Towers of love .....poem

    2 years ago

    This photo was taken with a Samsung S 4 phone ....can't believe the quality Just what do we have together if it isn't love And as time turns the hands of every motion in the world Like so many clock towers standing...

  • Montana ......a Poem
    3

    Montana ......a Poem

    2 years ago

    I suppose if you've ever wanted to go then you will one day But there's so much about Montana then black on white can begin to say Her high granite peaks her low level plains and rivers and streams The headwaters to...

  • Next time maybe it's free ........poem
    5

    Next time maybe it's free ........poem

    2 years ago

    Maybe it was the signs given off by any slight of hand Or the escalating of animosity provided along the beach and the sand Happiness has it's own plan so too the realms of gods Bliss in a relationship is fleeting...

  • Oh True Love ....a verse on the dark side
    5

    Oh True Love ....a verse on the dark side

    2 years ago

    But then just where was true love when you were the one needed most Forgive me lord my sour mood seems to be clouding this perfect day Yet true love is only as true as the strength it requires to maintain an hour a...

  • Hollowing of the soul.........Free Verse
    5

    Hollowing of the soul.........Free Verse

    2 years ago

    The winds that blow for the whole day often set me to wondering Its impossible to not do so as I sit symbolically swaying with the trees the limbs the leaves At least that's what I try to do we all know that we...

  • When a horse looks you in the eye .......Verse
    4

    When a horse looks you in the eye .......Verse

    2 years ago

    Just what is it he is asking Or what is he offering in return What ? I have so often wondered Except for a deep wet pool of soul portrayed within the eye's he speaks not though As he reaches out his nose to search...

  • Tranquility at Deep Canyon.......Poetry
    4

    Tranquility at Deep Canyon.......Poetry

    2 years ago

    I suppose like any fool who races among the ruins in all our day to days That time itself is the enemy we leave ourselves no time to enjoy and to pray I don't believe God meant for us to live the way we seem to...

  • Deep Canyon Ranch.......Poetry
    8

    Deep Canyon Ranch.......Poetry

    2 years ago

    A fence and a pasture divided by two lets let the horses run One bluebird morning and a new day begins with a fresh white sun Walk down the line in all but silence not a disruption to be discerned But I know where the...

  • Montana winds......poetry
    7

    Montana winds......poetry

    2 years ago

    I could write of the horses that dominate this big sky culture Or the elk at evenings ridgeline the raven the eagle or the vulture But tonight I write of friendship of love of attraction of place of home Once...

  • Love and the universe
    9

    Love and the universe

    2 years ago

    Maybe it's going to be dark of the night that ever wins the day beneath safe cover of darkness we'll search the milky way Take my hand take my journey take all you want of me entangle your life into mine night could...

  • In valleys of men........verse
    7

    In valleys of men........verse

    2 years ago

    google images Cleaved as if from the sides of two mountains right down through the center of some men lined with granite ledges and overgrown with primal forests dark and deep yet never to be filled Lies a chasm of...

  • Loneliness .....Verse
    8

    Loneliness .....Verse

    2 years ago

    In truth deep deep inside I know that we are truly solitary by nature yet the wonders of human nature never cease to amaze me the other night a friend of mines daughter sat in his living room alone and overdosed...

  • gardens of granite ........poem
    6

    gardens of granite ........poem

    2 years ago

    I stopped today in quiet woods where maples whisper softly to the sun and witnessed the names of strangers and kin who's life on earth long done two hundred years or more I thought and still we will remember the dead...

  • In the evening hours......verse
    4

    In the evening hours......verse

    3 years ago

    You're more apt to find me simply contemplating the peaceful passing of the hours not that life is always peaceful but that I now have found these hours that way perhaps all the more by necessity On the shading...

  • Soldier I will never forget you ..........for Dad
    9

    Soldier I will never forget you ..........for Dad

    3 years ago

    Lay down my soldier and rest I have seen it you have done your very best I 'll shake your hand and you will know that which I appreciate that which I will show Lay down my soldier I know it'll never heal I will...

  • Spring of storms.........Free verse
    10

    Spring of storms.........Free verse

    3 years ago

    I've watched it for decades as if interference on an old black and white TV white and falling snow distorting the fields midway beyond the house and swaying pine trees The season of my solitude that comfort zone soon...

  • Kill all the horses.......verse
    14

    Kill all the horses.......verse

    3 years ago

    I have seen you there in your sunday finest your bonnets and pure white glove I have seen you sitting side saddle professing adoration and love You brush and oil and my hide tie and cut my tendons and tail Yet you...

  • ink of emotion......poem
    6

    ink of emotion......poem

    3 years ago

    google images Ink blotter running over onto the white paper of wooden desk such are the emotions of a fool putting no truer heart to test Is it just mine though or is it me that surely over feels setting me back...

  • I will fight the good fight
    4

    I will fight the good fight

    3 years ago

    I cannot win and I know that too but I will fight the good fight Your lightning thrusts may burn me as you cast them about this night Yet I will never lay down and cover my eye's not in agony nor pain Nor beg for...

  • A man and his cup.......verse
    2

    A man and his cup.......verse

    3 years ago

    In the morning it was quiet and as he dressed and made his coffee he finally realized his predicament He was a man of solitude trying to reach out to someone but who and for what He'd always been more himself...

  • Some days you just have to drop the tailgate....verse
    5

    Some days you just have to drop the tailgate....verse

    3 years ago

    I do it just out of spite there is so much we have to do too much at times Just once in a while though just drop the gate park near a river and sit For me that works but for you? is it the back porch and a cup of...

  • The wolf trapper .............imagine
    6

    The wolf trapper .............imagine

    3 years ago

    The rider reached around behind him and threw down the upturned calf hide slid slowly down off the side of the horse and stood warily on the hide reaching down with a stick he hooked the # 2 and1/2 sized wolf trap...

  • The wall hanger.........poem
    6

    The wall hanger.........poem

    3 years ago

    Just an old black powder musket rifle from decades gone by It hangs there above the mantle and everyone wonders why The long curvaceous lines of black walnut and brass colored metal The blued steel barrel octagon...

  • My dogs are no fun .......poem
    8

    My dogs are no fun .......poem

    3 years ago

    Coffee mug in hand pulling back the curtain just as soon go back to bed I didn't sleep worth a damn as usual to much going on in my head Some say being cerebral is a good thing I'd rather be young and dumb Although I...

  • A day just for me ....driving to the sea.
    11

    A day just for me ....driving to the sea.

    3 years ago

    "One of these days" , I keep saying , I'm going to take a day just for me , maybe two or three ! When I do , I'm going to go down to the sea , maybe a small town in Maine and definitely on the coast , The first thing...

  • Phdast 7......Hub Historian !
    6

    Phdast 7......Hub Historian !

    3 years ago

    Are all of you , my fellow Hubbers , aware of this woman, Our friend Theresa - Phdast7 ? I have never met or read such accurate , gifted and interesting historical hubs as are hers ! I don't know , but I picture her...

  • Satin dreams ............free verse
    4

    Satin dreams ............free verse

    3 years ago

    My eye's slowly awaken to some distant and untimed sound there in the half lite of dawn In spite of my usual sleep habits This morning feels good Closing my eye's again I slide my arms half rolling over to decide if...

  • Shy man at the dance.....poem
    8

    Shy man at the dance.....poem

    3 years ago

    "Do you mind if I sit here"? he asks to the older couple at the dance She smiles and says sure as the music begins they take their chance But he sits there for the whole evening smiling at the music and the ladies...

  • OMG ! I'm not cool !........Poetry
    10

    OMG ! I'm not cool !........Poetry

    3 years ago

    So anyways .....I just barely realized this I am not a cool person I know ....you are all surprised ....too ?!.#% Well here is my uncool version My wife is out of town with work for weeks and weeks on end And it...

  • Entrance to solitude ....poem
    6

    Entrance to solitude ....poem

    3 years ago

    In man's subconscious soul there was a place where dreams were born Where images of innocence lay open exposed and untorn The chance you take when you open the package how much remained This package not for ...

  • Friends come and sometimes they go too ..
    4

    Friends come and sometimes they go too ..

    3 years ago

    Friends that is so true they come and they go as well sometimes And it even hurts the hardest of hearts The other day I was counting Being a solitary kinda guy I came up with one And began again One..... And I...

  • The silence of honesty ........free verse
    9

    The silence of honesty ........free verse

    3 years ago

    We laugh and we dance around the truth smiling and making small talk All the while we search the eye's for any reception We stroke each others ego's and dish out tender mercies without asking All the while seeking...

  • The resignation of the poet........Verse
    12

    The resignation of the poet........Verse

    3 years ago

    No it is the reality of life that I resign from and not to I have given up on all else it's with people I am through Perhaps the only" touch " can be by the penning of prose my hands my heart to never touch again...

  • The lunar effect .....verse
    11

    The lunar effect .....verse

    3 years ago

    Laying here awake at three am I can only blame that damned moon once again why it has to push and pull at my soul I'll never understand And yet are we not just so much emotional liquidity Say what you will but it has...

  • If all she gave was a smile.....Poem
    5

    If all she gave was a smile.....Poem

    3 years ago

    The great mystery of womanhood would be enough with just her smile The fierce winds of a hurricane can't touch that by a mile Adorned as she may be in solitude or in dance or in the nude She owns the mystery of...

  • What are these desert winds, moonlight  and magic ?
    11

    What are these desert winds, moonlight and magic ?

    3 years ago

    Maybe its the warmth in the desert wind tonight or the flesh caressing magic of the shadows of moonlight . Maybe its the echo of and the peaceful lilting of the distant Navajo flute . Or could it be the way the sand...

  • Soldier Blue is a hero ?.....Poem
    10

    Soldier Blue is a hero ?.....Poem

    3 years ago

    You rode in under the stars and bars gallant in that well oiled saddle I wonder though .....it wasn't you who oiled and polished the leather that you straddle Behind you the "hero's" of the day scheming and dreaming...

  • Beauty is but a lady .........poetry month contribution
    5

    Beauty is but a lady .........poetry month contribution

    3 years ago

    Beauty is but a lady dressed up in her finast of satin adorned or in lace Perfumed hair carried aloft in curls and in grace Or in blue jeans and heals barefoot or as naked as the night Beauty is but a lady with...

  • They return ten fold .......poem
    8

    They return ten fold .......poem

    3 years ago

    Google images Poetic justice they return ten times ten times ten what better move by man make no mistake they have a long road to go there is only one roadblock you understand what is it though with man in all the...

  • No  lover like the sea .....    Poetry
    11

    No lover like the sea ..... Poetry

    3 years ago

    She rolls in day after day after day after day one sound one sight and not ever a word to say Yet without a word she lets me know that she is complete and mine the glitter of the sun the roiling foam to the edge of...

  • The hounds at my heels......poem
    8

    The hounds at my heels......poem

    3 years ago

    As I traveled slowly up your path my hounds follow at my heels I wondered just what it is that makes a heart feel the way it feels As I neared the house they left me and stood guard at each side of your door The...

  • Listen , watch and learn.........       poem
    10

    Listen , watch and learn......... poem

    3 years ago

    Spring is almost here You don't have to believe this .....you can just watch it happen too The magic of night works on its own and all magic follows through In the moonlight the blades of grass follow the path of...

  • Gun control  ......Still ?
    9

    Gun control ......Still ?

    3 years ago

    So , proven over and over again , a government that legislates the over control of personal freedoms is doing just that , creating a tyranny ,. Recently in Vermont where I live , one city has legislated that all guns in...

  • It all comes down to love......poem
    7

    It all comes down to love......poem

    3 years ago

    She throws poisoned arrows as words just to test his loves committal He reels and casts his line just to know if she can handle this recital What ever happened to honesty integrity and romance just ask if she wants to...

  • The lady in satin .....a poem
    14

    The lady in satin .....a poem

    3 years ago

    I took this at the outer banks of N.C. a place of magic. shiny blue satin dress movements sexual and symphonic my imagination running wild my thoughts slightly demonic what magic that woman possess in slow sensual...

  • Only When Rainbows Cry ....a poem about loss
    14

    Only When Rainbows Cry ....a poem about loss

    3 years ago

    when I think about the scene it can seem so very surreal in melancholy way the broken earth beneath me this horrid grave on internment day as I raise my eye's to the horizon seeking faith so far away and...

  • I don't think people really like me !  a poem :-}
    15

    I don't think people really like me ! a poem :-}

    3 years ago

    Oh yea people smile at me and say he he he ......yet they look away from me oh so soon I don't think people really like me they turn away and whistle a meandrous tune They keep on talking like what I said was a...

  • I Invented Flirting ,that's who !.......Poem
    8

    I Invented Flirting ,that's who !.......Poem

    3 years ago

    Exploited -used and abused and what's all the more cheapened I admit though it WAS I that invented flirting but alas I've been so cheatened Seriously I only wanted to make any and ALL women feel special and...

  • Who invented flirting ?......fun verse
    11

    Who invented flirting ?......fun verse

    3 years ago

    He dreams of touch and of foreplay as he passes through a woman's scent Of lazy afternoons and the sounds of her laughter and giggling and those sighs Just why can't we love and touch as if there were no rules ...

  • Let me listen  ....while you speak
    7

    Let me listen ....while you speak

    3 years ago

    The part you don't have to see is that I am but a man That's just my problem though I'm sure you'll understand Just listening to you're voice is pay out enough for me It's all about being next to you can't you...

  • Island I return .......V   Poem
    6

    Island I return .......V Poem

    3 years ago

    By instinct alone I reach out in a dream and take the gift that's revealed I pull her hand to my breast and look down as if I .....could learn to feel There are no words in this dream we speak only by silent glances...

  • How to give by taking .....poem
    4

    How to give by taking .....poem

    3 years ago

    Here , for you a gift of warmth. To push beyond my personal limits to listen and not speak .......I win To reach out a hand and touch when I always recoiled to within Not easy for the quiet man nor the child who...

  • "Well Hello Mr.Ferguson"......A tribute to Native Americans.
    9

    "Well Hello Mr.Ferguson"......A tribute to Native Americans.

    3 years ago

    When I was a young boy we called him "Uncle Newt " but in truth he was my cousin by marriage , my cousin Newt was a bit older than I and was almost full blooded Abinaki{ Abanaki' } Indian . In truth our relationship...

  • Island I return  ,   poem III
    6

    Island I return , poem III

    3 years ago

    Of the sea glass I kneel to pick up on my path along the shore I often wonder who last touched this piece of art before Perhaps a bottle of wine tasted between the reddened lips of lovers? Of a fifth of whiskey...

  • It's coming ......... verse
    6

    It's coming ......... verse

    3 years ago

    Monument to 911 horse soldier- Google images Burning air the odor after the lightning storm drifting in silent breeze An ominous sign The electric mists of evening in the humid July darkness It's coming The cold...

  • Island I return  -  free verse 2
    9

    Island I return - free verse 2

    3 years ago

    So this is it huh gazing out amongst the ruins the fences need repair or tearing down the old house needs to be opened again I return It's easy to get bogged down of all that I need to do peeling paint the water...

  • Island I return ......Poem  I
    11

    Island I return ......Poem I

    3 years ago

    This photo a gift from a soul mate As if in a life outgrown or changes that consume sameness saneness I've chosen to return again to the smaller of the two my island life love laughter sacrifice I tried your way ...

  • The colors of love......poem
    8

    The colors of love......poem

    3 years ago

    These colors cannot be seen by the human eye Perhaps until love itself is gone No matter though there are many ways to know love just depends on which spectrum your eyes are on The reality of rainbows and where...

  • Happy Happy Valentines day !.....Hub-Ladies
    10

    Happy Happy Valentines day !.....Hub-Ladies

    3 years ago

    A warm and sunny day outside my house a gift to you ! To the most amazing women in all of the world These hub page Women .......... I'd give them ALL a twirl And not just round the dance floor but across the sea and...

  • only  the healer knows..............Poem
    16

    only the healer knows..............Poem

    3 years ago

    Once upon a time there was this guy an angel by any other name Either way he became the healer always nurturing just the same Sitting quietly with someone in a room a broken heart and tears One day he came to realize...

  • Eye's  of midnight .......Verse
    10

    Eye's of midnight .......Verse

    3 years ago

    The eye's of midnight I have always seen through them back back All the way to the origins of darkness Laying in the dreamscape of semi-conciseness there is no peace for the self tortured mind I look at my watch just...

  • Child Abusers  -----Beware ! I am coming for you !
    3

    Child Abusers -----Beware ! I am coming for you !

    3 years ago

    I recently got into a little "tiff " about men as abusers . So I came to this place to vent ! ......God I love hubs for that ! Thank you Hubs, and Hubbers !--- At issue was the little problem that I have with "Judging...

  • Maybe not love at all .........verse
    10

    Maybe not love at all .........verse

    3 years ago

    Maybe not rain coming at all but heat lightning in some distant valley Maybe not the dawn lighting the ends of night ..... but a light left on in our back alley Maybe not a melody at all but untrained fingers...

  • Snow and other watery  isolations.....Poetry
    6

    Snow and other watery isolations.....Poetry

    3 years ago

    I cannot see across the meadow nor through the mine fields of love Yet neither do I know my feet from the earth nor touch the sky above Isolation is self imposed I'm certain loneliness a trial like suicide Yet here I...

  • You moved me ........Poem
    6

    You moved me ........Poem

    3 years ago

    You may have passed me sitting on the park bench and thought nothing of me Or as I stood at the dance hands in my pockets my fingers crossed hoping you'd see Or maybe it was that time I summoned the courage and...

  • Miles from Nowhere .........Verse
    4

    Miles from Nowhere .........Verse

    3 years ago

    I don't think that I have ever been anywhere near "home" Maybe that's just the nature of some men lost ....alone It's no different now that I am older and more mature No I think not there is no allure Truth is ...

  • There are things between ......A Poem
    5

    There are things between ......A Poem

    3 years ago

    One bright star between planets or a planet between meteors One lover between two friends or a friend between lovers There's always something between The perfect innocence of blind love of teens that we once were ...

  • Time and  fading  of memory.....poem
    4

    Time and fading of memory.....poem

    3 years ago

    In the memory was the soft sound of nylon on thighs And no surprise the taste of a drink and its moody highs Fading through candle dreams the dazzling your necklace and rings And a memory of sounds that a cooing...

  • Soldiers never die for nothing ........
    6

    Soldiers never die for nothing ........

    3 years ago

    They may die a violent death filled with the white pain of terror Or of the slow slow lifetime of mental torture guilt and immeasurable memories They might even die waving the flag of mother country's freedom Or of...

  • Hemingway has nothing on us ......verse
    11

    Hemingway has nothing on us ......verse

    3 years ago

    Go ahead pull that trigger I've tasted the gun metal in my mouth too "Oh I could just kill myself" Truth of the matter is the world probably won't stop for you or I But that's just the way it is Earnest the party just...

  • What I wouldn't have done for you ........verse
    12

    What I wouldn't have done for you ........verse

    3 years ago

    A white chariot at your gate awaiting your last long look in the mirror My last dollar on dresses and linen so you might ask how do I look Tea cups and dolls on your shelves Lilacs growing just outside your door ...

  • Hearts of steel .....Verse
    17

    Hearts of steel .....Verse

    3 years ago

    Didn't do any good at all to bare my soul When at the same time we must steel our hearts Cold dark and rusting iron becomes but dust for the ages Linked of only molecular form with other less precious metals Does no...

  • Marina , just another mermaid .........free verse
    7

    Marina , just another mermaid .........free verse

    3 years ago

    Once I came upon a river and sat quietly along its banks The water pure clean and shimmering along softly among boulders and eddys That's where I met my very first mermaid and Marina my young mermaid displayed the...

  • What of tomorrow........Verse
    18

    What of tomorrow........Verse

    3 years ago

    Thrown about all caution to the wind bared the far and hidden reaches of his soul Him that silent romantic fool who in life acts too much the role of a stone Basking in the written word baring is heart his mind his...

  • Kisses  In silence .......verse
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    Kisses In silence .......verse

    3 years ago

    Like the sun kisses the mist on the window pane in the morning And the mist of early morning kisses the leaves on the rose Like the snow brushes the pine bows and drips into a melting stream Or the light breeze of...

  • Those of you lost At this time of year .....verse
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    Those of you lost At this time of year .....verse

    3 years ago

    For all my faults , I have always had an overwhelming sense of empathy for anyone with a lost soul ..sadly there are so many , Most people will find their way back to peace or something close to it ,. At this time of...

  • Prisoner to president to prophet........Nelson Mandella
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    Prisoner to president to prophet........Nelson Mandella

    3 years ago

    Google image I would have loved to have known you personally My friend The world will be moved to tears to parades to promises But I will think of a man so blessed with humility as to smile at defeat to laugh at...

  • Tthe Tamarac Tree......a poem?
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    Tthe Tamarac Tree......a poem?

    3 years ago

    Google images The woods today are magical Is this light falling snow merely white dust from the attic of time Sitting here beneath the tamaracs a soft wind blows silent I come here often just for the peace the...

  • She dreams sea dreams........A poem?
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    She dreams sea dreams........A poem?

    3 years ago

    I watch as she slowly walks across the sandy path stops and lifts her blue wide brimmed sun hat reaching down to brush away something from her calf and continues towards me Expertly averting my gaze to avoid...

  • Her majesty the pine forest......
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    Her majesty the pine forest......

    3 years ago

    Google images Standing beneath these giants I am reminded why I love the forest The forest asks nothing in return for that which it gives Selfishly covering me from the sun the snow the rain So to pay back for what...

  • I will write of this no more .......Poem
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    I will write of this no more .......Poem

    3 years ago

    This ever yearning tiring need has reached the point of no return Those images in the night the loneliness in the crowds this aching senseless burn The fantasies when I was alone lonely and ashamed you ceased to...

  • There may be no good at all  in November  .......Verse
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    There may be no good at all in November .......Verse

    3 years ago

    Look at this gunmetal sky and think back to days I'd rather forget No not jilted loves or lonely nights alone it's the pure reality I regret One teen child locking himself in the cold solitude of his own room Thereby...

  • Even If that's all I can do .......A poem
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    Even If that's all I can do .......A poem

    3 years ago

    I know this though if nothing else I have these lines I can bend them twist them mold them to my needs even though the needs never go away I can use them to gift you or hurt you as well Though only through those ...

  • A man in solitude  .....a poem
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    A man in solitude .....a poem

    3 years ago

    I always tell myself " it doesn't matter from where it came" but I do love my solitude in the forest in the snow in the rain Come and find me if you care but only if you must don't worry about what I'm doing you...

  • THis is what a hero looks like !
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    THis is what a hero looks like !

    3 years ago

    I have written much about him or at least about hero's My brother Al a quiet solemn veteran of Viet -Nam So for the benefit of those who need to know This is what a true hero looks like He marches in parades and...

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