James B. Earley

Silver Star - 3,550 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

41. Aunt Cecilia....And Uncle Elbert 2/13/2008
42. Auschwitz, Its Memory - Its Kin 3/23/2016
43. Ballad......Of John Mccain 3/15/2010
44. Barack - A Legacy…still.......A Long Way….From Home 1/18/2015
45. Barnum And Bailey's - Intelligent Black Man 12/5/2015
46. Barnum Bailey's 'select Committee' 5/10/2014
47. Beauty And The Beast - The Art Of The Deal 1/21/2016
48. Because Of You...I Rise 2/12/2008
49. Benghazi....And Other Material Facts 8/25/2013
50. Benghazi...Hillary's Political Cross 5/6/2014
51. Bernie Sanders - The Magic Of 9/14/2015
52. Beware Hobgoblins Amongst The Issues.... 2/25/2014
53. Bigotry...Bequeathed - Life's Madding Crowd 2/15/2016
54. Bird Flu – Versus….The Price Of Chicken 8/15/2015
55. Birthday Greetings - Remembered 4/12/2016
56. Black History - A Mere Month…acknowledged 2/2/2015
57. Black Lives….Matter…..As Well 8/30/2015
58. Black Man's Dilemma 2/9/2008
59. Black On Black Murder…..Addressed 12/17/2014
60. Blatant Evil - Evidence Suggests 4/19/2016
61. Book Of Revelations – Courtesy The Donald Trump 7/19/2015
62. Both….The Wrong…shade And Hue 12/2/2015
63. Budding Petals….Confirm The Story 3/14/2016
64. Careful What We Ask For - We've Been There Before -new- 5/27/2016
65. Chameleon's Evening...With The President 10/5/2012
66. Chickens All Come A-Roosting - Donald Trump At The Helm 12/19/2015
67. Choices - Election 2012 10/7/2012
68. Choosing To Believe 9/13/2015
69. City Of Vallejo's….Deodar Tree 1/16/2016
70. Common Criminals We Helped To Make 1/9/2016
71. Compassion Matters - Even At Sandy Hook 4/23/2013
72. 'Confused Mind'............Defined 9/15/2008
73. 'Congress' - Comprehensive...Analytical...Interpretation 12/18/2009
74. Congressional 'selective' Committee...Resurrecting Benghazi 5/8/2014
75. Connecticut - America's Loss Of Innocence..Through Lack Of Will 12/15/2012
76. Courage...Or Lack Of.... 2/28/2009
77. Critical Thought...Due....The Mindset - American Boots....On The Ground..... 2/12/2015
78. Critically Evaluating…lois Lerner's 'Truth' 7/31/2014
79. Crude Poetry 12/17/2015
80. Cuckolded Husband 5/31/2014
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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Patches

When death ends life
A thread is torn
The knot is tied
And the child is born

The cycle but
A fabric patched
Together bound
Though unattached

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