Category Archives: poetry

Jacqui’s Poem

via Daily Prompt: Winsome Jacqui’s Sonnet   You came to visit us yesterday Not realizing fully what God’s schemes Involved; and never in your wildest dreams Did you imagine what you’d come to say. Susan said you two’d never found … Continue reading

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On His Retirement

  As he comes to the end of a career, Howard thinks back to the beginning Of his Credit Union days, when winning Wasn’t foremost on his mind, nor was fear About the future: he’d a ship to steer Right … Continue reading

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To Don

As a wise philosopher once stated, Families are meant to stick together: For mutual support, through rough weather, In sickness, sorrow, whatever’s fated; Not to take advantage of related In-laws, nor to have them feel a tether That binds, but … Continue reading

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Frustration

  I want to hold you so near That we become only one, But something has come between: A feeling of unloved fear That you’d like to ignore, shun; Blind thoughts of what might have been.   Our relationship’s futile, … Continue reading

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Marriage

  Let’s face it, I’m scared; Although I know I could have fared Better the first time if I’d been With someone as loving as you: But the trepidation, that’s unseen By your eyes, is all that I can view. … Continue reading

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Relativity

  Time races away All traces that stay Of Youth and Truth; Climb replaces a pace That has no place For quests or rests; Rhyme without a base Becomes a race Of fools for jewels.   Pain kills all thoughts … Continue reading

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Attention

  Tense: A frown was forming Over a worried eye.   “Nonsense,” Says the tongue, warming To a hurried cry;   Yet the teeth began grittin’ As the splintered nails were bitten;   The neck became strained and cruel As … Continue reading

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