Julie Dant (August 7,1951 / Illinois)
Biography of Julie Dant
Julie Dant Poems
Was It You?
I thought I sensed your presence In the sultry southern night Was it you? Were you there?
If Only I Could Go
If only I could go travel back to when life was oh, so simple then.
A Sound Across The Water
As I stood upon the brink of life And looked into the murky depths I knew my soul would soon be lost If I took just one more faltering step
In a darkening woods a tree stands...separate... as if to say 'I shall not blend.'
Black Crows Of Winter
Gnarled Black Walnut trees Bared of leaves Stark against metal sky
Changes.... they are not welcome I have so much trouble accepting I fight against them 'till I am weary
They stand alone- stark and forgotten Forlorn and sad and slowly fading I am reminded of old times past And of the memories that lie awaiting.
Wood And Stone Or Flesh And Bone
Wood and stone or flesh and bone... in the end nature wins. A creeper vines crookedly up the old stones … upon which it depends. Gnarled old hands reach up to give a caress to the fresh young leaves
Softly Winter Lies
Softly Winter Lies Softly the hard winter lies.
I Drank You
I've been craving your sweetness I drank you melted into my coffee this morning. And carried you with me all the day long. I can feel you there swimming gently in my head.
White Letters On Green Green Grass
Never had he spoken of what they saw He’d held it back- his emotions raw Until this day when it came to pass He found the name etched in black glass
Across Orion Flow
So….when I need you…… What am I supposed to do? Must I reach across Orion? Must I hurdle the moon?
In The Long Shadows
In the long shadows of my life, as yet another day spent itself, settling softly down for it’s impending nocturnal rest, I was in contemplation of my journey…my sojourn…my never ending
Soulmates, we a melding of two Never physically to know This whole life through
Upon The Brink
Upon the brink
Of lofty self-delusion
Life trudges on
Days crawl by
Introduction to confusion
Visions of what might be