James B. Earley

Veteran Poet - 1,105 Points (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

161. Oxymoronic..........Dilemma 1/31/2009
162. Passion's Pride 6/29/2008
163. Patches 2/4/2008
164. Perils Of Hypocrisy 6/23/2014
165. Perplexity 8/17/2013
166. Perspective 11/7/2009
167. Polarization - The Obama Legacy 10/6/2013
168. Poll: Obama - Nation's Worst President…. Since World War Ii 7/18/2014
169. Portrait 2/9/2008
170. Pounding...War Drums…from The Right 4/3/2015
171. Presumptions Of Innocence - Abstract Logic: One, And Two... 4/21/2013
172. Purest Saint 9/16/2008
173. Racism - Just Another Word..'Til Once Experienced 2/17/2013
174. Reality's Perception - Minorities..'All'...We Are 3/2/2014
175. Reminiscing 7/24/2014
176. Republican Philosophy - Idiocy, Hypocrisy, Or Both 9/5/2012
177. Respect..And Disrespect…of The Oval Office 6/25/2014
178. Retirement Address - James B. Earley 8/3/2013
179. 'Rip Van Winkles' Now Question Benghazi 5/13/2013
180. Robert Mondavi.........Memorial Tribute 6/17/2008
181. Sad Answer ‘tis The Question - Where Are…those Children Going 11/9/2014
182. Saddened……how Bigotry….Infects And Corrupts 8/1/2014
183. Saga - Of Mayor….Marion Barry 8/18/2014
184. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Of Lights.....Homeless Child's Perspective 3/6/2013
185. Sandy Hook - Its Nemesis.... Metastasized 'Profits' 4/3/2013
186. Santa Monica Mountains..Kanan Dume 2/6/2008
187. Sarah Palin's...'Tea Party' 2/11/2010
188. Savoring The Meal - Criticizing Its Taste - Duplicitous Dining 8/19/2013
189. Scared Shitless 9/1/2014
190. Season's Magic 4/14/2008
191. Second Amendment - Deception's Perception 1/28/2013
192. Second Amendment - History Of....... 3/11/2013
193. 'Second Amendment'....And Assorted Nra Hobgoblins 1/23/2013
194. 'Second Constitutional Amendment' - Analytically Defined 3/21/2013
195. Selma's Absence - Bigotry’s Presence 3/8/2015
196. Senator Jessie Helms 2/17/2008
197. Senator Landrieu's....Truth 11/2/2014
198. Similar Souls…those Folks We’re Dreading 3/4/2015
199. Singing……..Our Own…swan Song 1/16/2015
200. Smoke Black...Smoke White...Smoke Screen? - Vatican City 3/13/2013
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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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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