Category Archives: Original Poetry

A Poem About Happiness

I haven’t posted any poetry for a while, but this seemed appropriate for a cold, winter day.   Bringing Happiness Randall lives a frustrating life, he never seems too pleased. Something is so terribly wrong, He’s certainly not at ease. “My status should be higher,” he says without a grin. “The good life should be within

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Feed the Birds — A Poem

Walt [Disney] assigned Robert and Richard Sherman to write the songs for Mary Poppins.  They returned in two weeks with sketchy versions of five songs that could fit into the script, including “Feed the Birds” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” Walt liked them, especially “Feed the Birds.”  “That song’ll replace Brahams’ Lullaby,” he declared, and he cried every

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Poem — My Mistake

This is from Some Poems About Life, available on this website.   My Mistake I never make mistakes, I’m quite meticulous. I pride myself on veracity and never make a fuss. Of course I might make a gaffe, a misstep I might take, or even an inaccuracy, but never a mistake. I’ve been known to

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A Poem About Apples

Here is an original poem in preparation for Fall —   APPLES Do you like apples?   Johnny Appleseed came to me in a dream and told me to plant apple trees.   (Not really, but it makes more sense this way.)   So I planted three apple trees in my yard.   Now they

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Poetry — Dreams

Dreams We start out in our lives young, unlearned, naïve. As we learn, make friends, and grow, in dreams we must believe. We mold them for ourselves, we see a future bright. We follow life’s long path, working with all our might. And then one day we realize our future is not the key. It’s

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