James B. Earley

Silver Star - 4,032 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

1. 3/31/2009
2. ‘tis Charade Validated…by Your Voters' Receipt 11/7/2014
3. ‘tis My Prayer…pleading Mercy 1/21/2015
4. ‘tis….Whose Side Of The Fence…..The Rhyme….Defines 3/20/2015
5. A Belabored Chat....With God 7/12/2014
6. A Dream...Deferred.........Perhaps 2/10/2008
7. A Letter.....For Mary 2/10/2008
8. A Mountain Speaks 2/12/2008
9. A Nomination…..Trump Can't Lose 2/26/2016
10. A Smattering Of Lipstick…powder….And…..Paint 9/21/2015
11. A 'Tea Party' Maligned......Perhaps 12/27/2013
12. A Valentine's Moment.....The Epiphany 2/6/2009
13. A Vision Of Home 2/10/2008
14. A Wednesday Noon........As I Recall 8/14/2009
15. A Word To The Wise - For Whatever It's Worth.... 9/24/2015
16. Absent Theft..Is It Possible To Amass...Millions...Billions..In Personal Wealth 2/26/2009
17. Advised To Get A Hobby - Inspired, I Composed A Poem 3/21/2016
18. African Brother 2/9/2008
19. Al Gore - 'some Bumbling Idiot, Climatic Change.....The Idiot's Myth' 7/6/2014
20. Along…the Mississippi River – Amidst Its….Quad City Curve 10/1/2015
21. America…..Held Hostage, Not By Muslims, But Native Born, So-Called - Militias 1/28/2016
22. American Politics…take Note 3/21/2015
23. America's Quandary In A Nutshell - Owsley County Kentucky...Delta Mississippi Blacks 3/23/2014
24. An America Indeed Collectively - Had Not Congress Blocked The Way 2/9/2016
25. An Epitaph.....I Stumbled......Across 8/16/2008
26. An Historical Precedent…to The….No-Go-Zone 2/17/2015
27. An Ounce Of Crack 3/1/2008
28. An Xterra From Hell - Nissan’s Menace To American Society 6/17/2015
29. Anguished Plight…….Of Today's Republican Party 3/5/2016
30. Anniversary 2/4/2008
31. Anti-Abortion's Religious Creed 3/27/2009
32. Aristotle's Wisdom 2/25/2008
33. Armageddon's Brink 2/10/2008
34. Arrogance – The Epitome Of 9/10/2015
35. Articles Of Impeachment - Barack Hussein Obama 3/13/2014
36. At Karma's Persistence...'tis Grasping At Straws 8/17/2016
37. Atheism At Christmas 8/23/2013
38. Atheism's Dilemma 12/25/2013
39. Atheism's...'Betrayal'...Come Christmas 12/15/2009
40. Aunt Cecilia....And Uncle Elbert 2/13/2008
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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Greed...Of Death

.....Might....life exist
Through sake of chance
......Some odd result
Of happenstance

Or is...what is
...Supposed to be...
Ordained precise
......By destiny
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Must then...we live
..To...simply die
From greed of death
..For want...of why

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