James B. Earley

Silver Star - 3,823 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

321. Underhanded Politics….Was The Origin….Of 1/27/2015
322. Unmitigated....Answers 4/20/2016
323. Until Now! 9/3/2012
324. 'Usarian'.....I Am 2/4/2008
325. Us-Is…before Isis 10/9/2014
326. Veterans Day.....A Socialistic Experience 11/11/2013
327. Viewed From Space We’re Simply One 12/6/2015
328. Virgin Trail 2/10/2008
329. Wastin' Away Again In Obamaville 4/22/2012
330. Weaponry.....And Children - Ain'T Child Abuse 8/29/2014
331. 'Weapons Of Mass Destruction'.......Defined 12/15/2008
332. Welfare's...Deadbeats - The Reality Of.... 8/23/2014
333. What Obama..Long Sought...Served Up On A Platter..Then Some 9/19/2014
334. Whatever Happened To Gowdy's 'select Committee' On Boehner's Benghazi 6/5/2014
335. What's Wrong With This Portrait - So Alone In The Booth 2/13/2016
336. Who's The Lowest Indeed The Dumber 3/16/2016
337. Why 3/28/2013
338. Why I Choose….To Believe 10/3/2015
339. Why Not.......John Mccain 9/3/2008
340. Why The Crisis Of Isis 9/28/2014
341. Why The 'Regular' Black Man Walks A Difficult Path Getting Elected 6/6/2013
342. Why We Celebrate Columbus Day? 12/15/2009
343. Will Slaves And Their Masters...Be Equally Tried 3/15/2015
344. Winery Nights 2/25/2008
345. Wisdom 'sequestration' Might Learn...From 'Insider Trading' 4/27/2013
346. Wondrous Words 8/24/2008
347. Yes....Yes.....My Friend...I Do......Owe You That 2/9/2008
348. Yesterday's Hour 2/25/2008
349. 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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If...It Be Thy Will

God's wisdom a litany
...Of infinite....quirks
'Tis a state of uncertainty
...Perplexity....irks

The more one ponders
....Murkier.....the path
While seeking enlightenment
...Seems greater the wrath

Within...that confusion
....Bewilderment lurks
God's wisdom...a litany
...Of spiritual quirks

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