James B. Earley

Veteran Poet - 1,556 Points (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

161. Obscenity Defined 10/29/2012
162. Ode To The Memory Of Maya Angelou 6/8/2014
163. Oh...It Seems....Just Yesterday 11/7/2009
164. Oklahoma City...New York - And Yesterday....Boston 4/16/2013
165. Old Folks' Home 2/5/2008
166. Optometrist 2/22/2008
167. Orgasmic Groans 2/9/2008
168. Our Defective Nissan Xterra - And Others....As Well...Perhaps 6/20/2015
169. Oxymoronic..........Dilemma 1/31/2009
170. Passion's Pride 6/29/2008
171. Patches 2/4/2008
172. Perils Of Hypocrisy 6/23/2014
173. Perplexity 8/17/2013
174. Perspective 11/7/2009
175. Peyton Place -new- 8/31/2015
176. Polarization - The Obama Legacy 10/6/2013
177. Poll: Obama - Nation's Worst President…. Since World War Ii 7/18/2014
178. Portrait 2/9/2008
179. Pounding...War Drums…from The Right 4/3/2015
180. Presumptions Of Innocence - Abstract Logic: One, And Two... 4/21/2013
181. Pseudo Intellectual Smart Ass 6/29/2015
182. Purest Saint 9/16/2008
183. Racism - Just Another Word..'Til Once Experienced 2/17/2013
184. Reality's Perception - Minorities..'All'...We Are 3/2/2014
185. Reminiscing 7/24/2014
186. Republican Philosophy - Idiocy, Hypocrisy, Or Both 9/5/2012
187. Respect..And Disrespect…of The Oval Office 6/25/2014
188. Retirement Address - James B. Earley 8/3/2013
189. 'Rip Van Winkles' Now Question Benghazi 5/13/2013
190. Robert Mondavi Memorial Hwy 7/30/2015
191. Robert Mondavi.........Memorial Tribute 6/17/2008
192. Sad Answer ‘tis The Question - Where Are…those Children Going 11/9/2014
193. Saddened……how Bigotry….Infects And Corrupts 8/1/2014
194. Saga - Of Mayor….Marion Barry 8/18/2014
195. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Of Lights.....Homeless Child's Perspective 3/6/2013
196. Sandy Hook - Its Nemesis.... Metastasized 'Profits' 4/3/2013
197. Santa Monica Mountains..Kanan Dume 2/6/2008
198. Sarah Palin's...'Tea Party' 2/11/2010
199. Savoring The Meal - Criticizing Its Taste - Duplicitous Dining 8/19/2013
200. Scared Shitless 9/1/2014
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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Hobgoblins' Lying Eyes

…Hobgoblins…politics…tool of choice
Its message speaks impending doom
Unassuming crowds caught in its spell
Seldom see the elephant in the room

Charlatans pounce….then run amok
Deceit assumes the atmosphere…
Bait and switch…its resonant charm
…Sequestered in Hobgoblins’ fear

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