Buxton Shippy

Rookie - 194 Points (7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Buxton Shippy Poems

161. What Would The World Be Like 7/10/2013
162. When All Things Fail 7/6/2013
163. When Earth Quaked 5/13/2011
164. When We Were Young 6/7/2011
165. When You Write My Eulogy 5/5/2012
166. Where The Trail Ends 9/12/2014
167. Why Death Lingers 3/15/2013
168. Willing Warriors 9/9/2013
169. Winds And Skirts 8/31/2011
170. Wished You Had'Nt Said It? 5/29/2013
171. Witnesses 7/14/2011
172. Women Time 4/28/2012
173. Words 8/23/2014
174. Would Jesus Like This? 5/11/2013
175. Yard Talk-2 2/22/2013
176. Yard Talk-3 2/27/2013
Best Poem of Buxton Shippy

A Silent Place

The lights bend
As a single person approaches
The sparsely furnished hallway
As if they felt him.

The corridors are filled
With a deafening silence,
Before they knelt to pray.
And the suspended linens
Sway with a gentle wind
As the bell tells time
With its ceremonial ringing.

A brother, with a food cart,
Moved from cell to cell
And slip the daily rations
Through the windows
Set in the paneled doors.

They are not seen.
They are not heard.
They are situated
In a silent place.

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Admonition

Sons and daughters
Respect authority
In this World System
You need clarity
It can help, it can hurt
Have to know the laws
That govern earth
Be contented with a little
Than much behind bars

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