More Poems By Fastfreta

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Okay, so I'm at it again. Once again I'm at a loss as to what to write, so I'll use this nonsensical "poetry." The first one "The Rain," came to me a few days ago, while using public transportation, during an uncharacteristically rainy Southern California day. Elementary, sure, but it accurately expressed my feelings that day. The second one is not a feeling, only a thought. So here goes.

The Rain

The rain, the rain came today

I think the rain is here to stay


I wish it would rain only at night

But today I see no end to the rain in sight


When it rains it makes me sad

And for that I feel bad


For I know the rain produces good

And it rains as it should


But for me I still say

Rain, rain go away


copyright 2010 Alfreta Sailor


WHEN YOU’RE IN LOVE


When you’re in love you step a little lighter

The sun shines just a little bit brighter


When you walk your feet never seems to touch the ground

Never a bad day can there be found


Even when there’s confusion

You seem to feel it’s only an illusion


Oh, but when that love goes bad

It seems a good day you’ve never had


For now you see things a little clearer

Your personal time never seemed dearer


Each step becomes harder to take

And good days are harder to make


So while you’re in love, make the best of it

Because sometimes love leaves, you must admit


copyright 2010 Alfreta Sailor



Two More

I'll throw in a couple more. Again, I'd like to add these are not really experiences I've had, just a little poor poetry that I came up with.


Here I Am

Here I am, didn’t you notice me

Here I am, where should I be

Here I am, at your beck and call

Here I am like a fly on the wall

Here I am, just where I’m suppose to be

Here I am, please set me free


copyright 2010 Alfreta Sailor


You Are Mine

You are mine, no matter what they say
You are mine, all the way
You are mine, I want to hold you near
You are mine, have no fear
You are mine, with every move I make
You are mine with every breath I take
Your are mine, didn’t you know
You are mine, please don’t ever go
You are mine, let’s not delay
You are mine, let’s seize the day
You are mine, what can I say to you
You are mine, just say I do

copyright 2010 Alfreta Sailor

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Pamela99 6 years ago from United States

Four nice poems. I like them and that gorgeous tree seems to set the tone. Good hub.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks Pamella99 you're too kind, once I get my writing chops back I'll stop the insult with the poor poetry.


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Veronica Allen 6 years ago from Georgia

I like the poem, "When You're In Love" the best. It realisticaly conveys the message that while you have love in your life, it is truly a great thing. It's a great reminder too, that we need to cherish it while we have it. Good job Fastfreta. I enjoyed everyone.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks Veronica for being so kind, and thanks for stopping and reading. See you soon.


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BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

You know fastfreta - it has been so long since I wrote a poem - and I have so much to be grateful for - it is time for me to sit down and put thoughts to pen to paper. Thanks for your poems and the inspiration.

And speaking of traveling by bus - I had the nicest, handsomest, kindest bus driver on a bright sunny day after so many rainy, cold days - he made my day. Inspiration is all around. Thanks for this reminder (and that great photo)!


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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK

Lovely Poems Fastfreta, its lovely to see this side of you.

My favourite is the Love Poem. (as i'm a big softy).

Thanks again for that thread in Forums.

Best Wishes.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks you two for your very kind comments, however I know that I'm not a poet, LOL, but I'm just throwing some things out there. You're all too kind. But thanks anyway for the encouragement.


lyricsingray 6 years ago

You are without a doubt a beautiful writer, I just thank you for sharing your creativity and words with us. So glad I dropped by. Will be back - here to drop in and read hubs, so glad I read this one. Cheers love,

Kimberly


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks Kimberly, I'm glad to see you. Thank you for taking time to read my awful poetry. I miss reading your hubs, and posts on the Forum. Hope to see you again soon.


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creativeone59 6 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

Thank you freta, for a very beautiful poetry hub, I enjoyed reading them. Godspeed. creativeone59


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks creativeone for stopping and reading. See you soon.


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Ann Nonymous 6 years ago from Virginia

Good stuff and great tone! Just today I was digging through my old notebooks and scrap papers from when I thought I was a poet! Ah, the tradegy of reading some of them.. but I definitely enjoyed reading all your original work, Freta!


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Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

Thank you for such fantastic poems. They are really great.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks you two for the very kind comments. Ann I'm sure they could rival mine any day, please let us read them. And Hello, hello, you're too kind. Thanks again you two for stopping, see you soon.


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Lynda Gary 6 years ago

Thank you for sharing this side of yourself! And that picture -- Wow!


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thank you very much Linda, and I agree that is a beautiful picture. Thanks for stopping, see you soon.


ladydijay 6 years ago

I enjoyed your poems. Quite refreshing. MORE-MORE-MORE.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks ladydijay, for your kind comments, I'm not promising anything.


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keiranthapa 6 years ago from Darjeeling

Nice Pix, but even better poems. Looking forward to more hubs from you.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks keiranthapa for stopping and for taking time to read. Please come back soon.


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samboiam 6 years ago from Texas

fastfreta, these are some lovely poems. I am sorry it has taken me so long to read them. Hope things are well for you. Hope to hear more from you soon.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Hi samboiam, thanks for being kind, and thanks for stopping, don't worry about it, you stopped, it doesn't matter when. I'll see you soon.


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cbris52 6 years ago

I love your poetry!


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

cbris52 you're sweet, thanks. Thanks for stopping, please stop by again soon.


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Winsome 6 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

Alfreta you move through life and it moves through you. I liked the "Here I Am" like a fly on the wall where I'm supposed to be.....set me free. Hmmmm lot's to ponder there. xo Winsome


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thank you Winsome, interesting I only put these on here, because if you notice my last few posts they're few and far between and I don't want too much time to go by without posting something. I appreciate all of the compliments, however I am not as comfortable with poetry as I am with writing overall. All that being said, thank you so much for your kind words, and thanks for stopping. Hope to see you again soon.


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loveofnight 6 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

i really like the poem "here i am " this small poem speaks volumes beyond it's short words.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

You're too kind loveofnight, so you noticed the intent. Thanks for that, and thanks for taking time to read them. See you soon.


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lctodd1947 6 years ago from USA

fastfreta...you are really good at this. They are so real and sweet and worth publishing.

Thank you for sharing these with us.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thank you lctodd1947 for the encouragement and vote of confidence. And thanks for taking the time to read them, see you soon.


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lisadpreston 6 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

Hi friend, I've missed you. I've been in the hospital with pneumonia so I have a lot of catching up to do. I enjoyed your poems as I do everything that you write because I know it comes from the heart and that is always beautiful. Off to see what else i've missed from you.

Lisa


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lisadpreston 6 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

p.s. The fall season is my favorite season of the year, soo I absolutely love the picture at the top. Just heavenly.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Oh my goodness Lisa, I'm so sorry to hear about your illness, glad you're better though. Thank you so much for those kind remarks. Again glad to have you back.


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prettydarkhorse 6 years ago from US

lovely and beautiful! Congratulations 500 FANS< and I am one of them! Maita


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks Maita, and I am your follower too. Um, what do we have here, a mutual admiration society? See you soon.


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Pamela Kinnaird W 6 years ago from Maui and Arizona

I enjoyed these. I see you're free and easy in your writing and probably many people are on here, but I'm sort of enthused about you because I was starting to think I could never do this. Some of the articles on IHUB are so well-written and long -- I wouldn't feel like me if I had to write them and that's why after a year of journalism, I knew it wasn't for me. I have to write about things I have some feeling for. In reading your bio page, I see that you do that. When I get more time on here, I'll likely find that a lot of people do that and so this is beginning to look like a nice place to be. Great photo!


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thank you Pamela for the encouragement to continue writing about what I feel. You know, I never read the hubs before I got started writing myself, and I'm glad that I didn't, because I might have been somewhat intimidated. Because as you said, some of the articles are way beyond what I could ever accomplish, so reading them might have caused me to be halted in my tracks.

As you continue writing here on HubPages, you'll find that this is a user friendly site and also a really people friendly site. I have a lot of fun and know you will too.

Thank you so much for stopping and taking the time to read, please take more time and read more of my hubs and those of other reader friendly hubbers, and see how easy it is to write and be appreciated here.


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Gigi2 6 years ago from UK

I love all of these, but especially 'here I am'. I really love the beautiful tree picture.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thank you Gigi2 for visiting, and thanks for the vote of confidence. Please come again.


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mythbuster 6 years ago from Utopia, Oz, You Decide

Very nice poetry - I felt the mood of your "The Rain" piece the most - which is sort of strange since I really do love rain. Thanks for sharing your poetry, fastfreta!


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks mythbuster, not being a real poet, I really appreciate the feedback from fellow hubbers. Thanks for stopping, please come back soon.


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Missi Darnell 6 years ago from Southern California

I agree with the rain.... though we need it here in So Cal I'm craving the warm sunshine. Love your poetry Fastfreta!


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Yes Missi I am truly feeling it today 4/22/10, "Sunshine, Sunshine, please come out to play, and you Mr. rain please, please go away. LOL! I guess we are too spoiled here in So Cal. Thanks for the vote of confidence. See you soon.


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valeriebelew 6 years ago from Metro Atlanta, GA, USA

Hello Fastfreta. I really related to the poem about rain, because I also love to hear the rain at night, but find darkness depressing during the day. The one about being in love was also true for me, and I related to being light on my feet, finding that even having a silly crush on someone does that for me, in spite of its not being "real" love.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Hello valeriebelew, I am amazed that so many people found that silly rain poem interesting. Those are my true feelings, so I guess it resonated because most feel the same way. Thanks for stopping. See you soon.


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susanlang 6 years ago

Just wonderful. My fav was the "You Are Mine" Poems are a very personal thing to each it's own writer and I believe respect is first and upmost when commenting on one. Your a beautiful writer fastfreta and I have the upmost respect for you. Thanks for sharing this.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Thanks Susan, although I don't consider myself a poet, I do appreciate the compliments.


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Micky Dee 6 years ago

Very nice Freta! Do more poems please! God bless Dear!


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

You're sweet Micky Dee, really, but I don't really write poetry. I did these to see if any of it made sense, (my playful inner thoughts). Thanks for the vote of confidence. You're always so encouraging. See you soon.


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eventsyoudesign 6 years ago from Nashville, Tennessee

I love the art work you display with your poems. If you were in Nashville you would be popular at poetry readings. Do you write songs too? I really enjoy reading your poetry. I hope you post more. I have not seen any other poets on this site. You the only one we need.

Teresa


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California Author

Teresa you're too kind. I don't actually write poetry, I just decided to try my hand at it, and I thank all that have weighed in on it in a positive way. I don't write songs yet, LOL! Oh Teresa, you must read some of the poets writings on the site, they're real poets and have written some beautiful poems. Please look into them. And thank you again for stopping and reading. See you again soon.

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