James B. Earley

Veteran Poet - 1,976 Points (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

Comments about James B. Earley

  • Rookie Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 7:04:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

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  • Rookie Sally Plumb (3/25/2009 2:02:00 PM)

    Dear James I can't find your cemetery piece. Sorry. Try mine 'Headstones'

  • Rookie Kash Earley (8/2/2008 3:29:00 AM)

    Hello Lee! Would you be so kind as to read my poem HEAVEN!
    Thanking you today, and tomorrow, and today! ! !


  • Rookie - 3 Points Janice Windle (7/27/2008 5:18:00 PM)

    Jim is a warm and empathetic man and his poetry reflects this. He is a supportive, wise, understanding friend.

  • Rookie Bernice Shipman (5/10/2008 11:15:00 PM)

    James, First let me thank you for the beautiful comment about my poem..It's Been Five Long Years.Your poem to me is beautiful because when they have passed you can still feel them there.I truly believe it.Because I believe God let's them come to you to tell you they are ok. Again thank you

  • Rookie - 0 Points Sílvia Oliveira (3/3/2008 7:05:00 PM)

    James! Sounds so beautifully your name and your poem in the winds of the destiny! Congratulations from Brasil! When I visit California again I´d much think appreciate to meet you! Let´s keep in touch! Sílvia

  • Rookie - 0 Points Sílvia Oliveira (2/24/2008 7:52:00 AM)

    Touched by this poem of yours, James - it´s 'ancient'!
    My comment here is in a way a return to yours on my posted as 'Addict'.
    Let´s keep sharing!
    Sílvia, from Brasil (who visited South Africa in ´02)

Best Poem of James B. Earley

A Mountain Speaks

That distant valley
Far below
Was I...as a child
........Eons ago

I've known great happiness
Shared...such strife
As that of the dinosaur
Struggling for life

From a simple existence
I've seen Man grow
In the scheme of evolution
I'll watch......him go

I question......my being
Invariably...I find
.....A mere speck of sand
On......God's beach...of time

Author's note: The poem addresses Mt. Tamalpais, geographically to the immediate north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. (The Mountain is sometimes known as 'The Sleeping ...

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Why I Choose….To Believe

‘Tis…a world…..of deception
Some say spiritually conceived
…Faith promises…Tomorrow
Should one choose to believe

There’s a pathway forward
….Greater……than Man
Chaos……life suffers…..
Indeed God’s master plan

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