James B. Earley

Bronze Star - 2,865 Points (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

281. Those Good Ole Days 1/19/2016
282. Three Hundred-Seventeen Million Plus.....'Collective Niggers' 5/16/2014
283. Today’s....The Only…judgment Day 3/29/2015
284. Tribute - To The Memory Of....My Uncle....Aaron Lowery 6/23/2015
285. U S National Debt - My Ancestral…point Of View 8/16/2014
286. U S Politics…..Election 2014 - 'Tis All In The Story..Of Senator Mary Landrieu 11/5/2014
287. U S Supreme Count 6/22/2015
288. Ukrainian 'High Noon' 3/6/2014
289. Underhanded Politics….Was The Origin….Of 1/27/2015
290. Until Now! 9/3/2012
291. 'Usarian'.....I Am 2/4/2008
292. Us-Is…before Isis 10/9/2014
293. Veterans Day.....A Socialistic Experience 11/11/2013
294. Viewed From Space We’re Simply One 12/6/2015
295. Virgin Trail 2/10/2008
296. Wastin' Away Again In Obamaville 4/22/2012
297. Weaponry.....And Children - Ain'T Child Abuse 8/29/2014
298. 'Weapons Of Mass Destruction'.......Defined 12/15/2008
299. Welfare's...Deadbeats - The Reality Of.... 8/23/2014
300. What Obama..Long Sought...Served Up On A Platter..Then Some 9/19/2014
301. Whatever Happened To Gowdy's 'select Committee' On Boehner's Benghazi 6/5/2014
302. What's Wrong With This Portrait - So Alone In The Booth -new- 2/13/2016
303. Why 3/28/2013
304. Why I Choose….To Believe 10/3/2015
305. Why Not.......John Mccain 9/3/2008
306. Why The Crisis Of Isis 9/28/2014
307. Why The 'Regular' Black Man Walks A Difficult Path Getting Elected 6/6/2013
308. Why We Celebrate Columbus Day? 12/15/2009
309. Winery Nights 2/25/2008
310. Wisdom 'sequestration' Might Learn...From 'Insider Trading' 4/27/2013
311. Wondrous Words 8/24/2008
312. Yes....Yes.....My Friend...I Do......Owe You That 2/9/2008
313. Yesterday's Hour 2/25/2008
314. Zimmerman/Martin - Now Facts Get Murky...Once Logic Shunned 7/16/2013
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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