“The Eclipse” is a poem to memorialize the total solar eclipse that occurred on August 21, 2017, across the United States. Sadly, I wasn’t able to view it as I’m half-way across the world. Nonetheless, it brought back great memories of when I was a child attempted to view an eclipse during elementary school. It was a great time and I look forward to being able to view the next one.(Continue reading…)
This political poem was written in response to Donald Trump and his family being investigated for ties to Russia, money laundering, and a whole host of other illegal activities.(Continue reading…)
He sees his shadow–(Continue reading…)
The sun rises now(Continue reading…)
Doves whispered softly(Continue reading…)
“Dawn” is a short love poem about how hope still exists despite the terrible past relationships and problems which have occurred in the author’s life. This is an upbeat and positive motivational poem where the author states that his life is still beginning (“impending noon”) and that dawn is fading away and the day will be bright (the past is getting farther away and the future will be bright). Too many times do people give up after lost love but not this time!
This four-line poem is written in iambic tetrameter (four feet of unstressed beats followed by a stressed beats), except for the first line which uses trochee (stressed beats followed by unstressed beats), and uses end-rhyme and near-rhyme to end each line (gone/on and own/noon).(Continue reading…)
Poetry of benign ambivalence
secures our society against contrary bewilderment,
even fermenting hope in the unforeseen masses.
Mistress of sun
Welcomer of life
British future is at hand with making Brexit its stand.
As ego and integrity war,
our world is nothing but poorer.