Category Archives: Poems about Life

The Little Things

Originally posted on The Sun Drips Honey:
A small drop of water And a small ray of sun Together make rainbows When rainstorms are done. A cupful of grass seed And the products of cows Together make lawns On all…

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The Blues

(With thanks to Wikipedia) There’s royal blue and navy blue And turquoise blue is bright The aqua blue is almost white With blue and green there, too Then teal, midnight, and medium blue Or azure, cobalt, iris Or periwinkle, like … Continue reading

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Evening in the Bunkhouse

Soft tang of salt water,¬†earthy scent of deep woods The particular smell of muddy clam flats Fish guts, gasoline, boat exhaust, old lobster traps Seaweed, squishy, crabs and tiny shrimp in pools Pink and gray and indigo the western sky … Continue reading

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A Sonnet For Change

Lyrics of a life-song, composed for me Melodies of melancholy now past I gladly turn away from old ennui Celebrate my life completely recast New tunes of happy effort, gentle goals Resounding mainly from within my heart Incite response from … Continue reading

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Spring

Another sunny day outdoors My neighbors working springtime chores On grass, fresh-sprouted, lovely green Most brilliant spring I’ve ever seen I hear the soft whine rise and fall O’er new-mown grass, familiar smell “Come springtime, come with quiet step Release … Continue reading

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A Sonnet to my Someday Home

Where I want to live; you ask me to tell Location in all the world where I most So want to inhabit. ¬†That’d be swell. I’d choose a spot on a rocky, beach-y coast. The Mediterranean that I love Since … Continue reading

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Upon approaching my 53rd birthday

When I reach my 53rd year Kind wishes may fall on my ear But still, most of all, These dear wishers call To my mind, I thought I’d not be here. I now realize with wry chagrin The time wasted … Continue reading

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