Biography of Walterrean Salley
Walterrean Salley - born and raised
in South Georgia - is an American poet,
songwriter and visual artist who
appreciates and finds beauty In life’s
simplest things. Loves to share poetic verses.
Walterrean Salley Poems
A Common Addiction Among Poets
Intoxicated by the inspiration Of his trade— With mental powers at work, A true poet rarely sleeps.
Be Good To Yourself
Be good to yourself— You deserve it. Take care of yourself, While you're here.
You Are Unique
He could've made two— Another just like you. But, then, He took A second thought,
A Tribute To The Elderly
I thought upon the elderly And whispered a prayer, Giving thanks to God For their sojourn here.
A Song About Life
Life is all the simple things That we do and say. And the much bigger things That come into play.
A Cold Grey Wintry Day
On this cold, gray-wintry day, The sun is nowhere to be found. Listen! I hear the rain:
O'er fields and fountains, Resounding in mountains Is the nightingale's song. Daffodils glisten
They come from everywhere For a stroll in the park And even the joggers To make their mark.
A Prayer For The Elderly
Dear Lord, as busy As You must be, Don’t forget The elderly.
Your Life Story
Daily, each pens the story Of his own life: Letter by letter, Word by word.
I saw a diamond In the sky. There to sparkle Way up high.
A Day To Remember
Today should be remembered— Not only for it’s feat, But there’s no other like it; And thus, it is unique.
Oh, how sweet the rose. On and on its fragrance goes, With a heavenly scent. And when the heart is sore
Sparrow On A Roof
A sparrow perched atop A roof Encountered myriads A spoof
It's Her Time
I counted the wrinkles in her hands
Whom life had subtly passed by.
She got no visits and no mail,
No one phoned her to say hi.
On the table by the window,
A lovely portrait of her youth.
With feeble hands she caressed
The image that so seemed to soothe.