Category: Poem

Hope Collector 1

The Hope Collector

I am the collector of thrown away hopes. Lost and forgotten, blown in the wind, strewn in the street. I pick them up, brush them off and give them someone, someone who believes in...

Life Poetry 0

The Sojourner

Life Poetry   Walking down this dusty road Shaped by those before me It crumbles behind face As I sojourn in this place Grassy lands begin to brown From under my bare feet Egressing...

Contemporary Poem 2

Work

Contemporary Poem   I need to go to sleep. I’ve got things to do tomorrow, Things. Always things. I have a tiny baby to hold and prayer cards to laminate for a grieving family...

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Such Monotony

Another day.   Students to nudge to work or be silent, while others teach. While I remain voiceless…   Another day.   IEPs to write. The implications of the difference to face. Between where...

love quotes 0

Love

Poem   Dear heart, You ache, you ache. Why are you so scared to break? When love is all you need in your day, why are you so afraid? Blessed be that soul surrounded...

poetry for lovers apart 0

Dearest

Poem   Remind me not that we are far apart my love Instead embrace the distance as the closeness Lend the idea of your body to mine as words to paper Sparrows to song...

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Avian Antics

A red-breasted robin leaps onto a high, thin branch on the apple tree. Branch and bird swing up and down three times. Then it flies. A nearby maple tree’s high branch swings up and...