Category Archives: Original Poetry

Original Poem — Perspective

It’s snowing today, which made me think of one of my poems.  I’ve posted it before, but it’s particularly appropriate today.  By the way, “Perspective” is in my book Some Poems About Life, available on this website.   Perspective The son stood in the doorway, Behold a beautiful sight! As far as he could see,

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Original Poetry — Communication

Here’s a quick poem while I try to think of something better to write about.   The Art of Communication We don‘t always say what we mean and language is our co-conspirator. “It’s all good” usually isn’t. “Yeah, right” is usually wrong. A double negative is positive. “I’m okay” means you’re not. “Nothing’s wrong” is

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A Poem For Halloween

I’m reposting this from last year in honor of Halloween.   Halloween Fun Halloween can be fun for adults, too. I like to hold out a bowl of candy — a nice assortment — and simply say “You may take one of your choice.” and watch the little wheels turn. Which one should I pick?

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Original Poem — WWMPD?

Today a quick unpublished poem — WWMPD? I survey the bedroom as I stare in dismay. Each place that I look, things are in disarray. Toys scattered about, all over the floor. I can’t even walk around anymore. The beds are unmade, pillows scattered around. There’s no sense of order at all to be found.

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