Walterrean Salley

Gold Star - 4,993 Points (Savannah, Ga)

Walterrean Salley Poems

1. The Sea And The River 10/27/2009
2. Spectators 10/28/2009
3. The Influence Of Songs 10/28/2009
4. The 2009 Economy 10/29/2009
5. The Wooing 10/29/2009
6. Something About Poetry 10/28/2009
7. Senryu: An Artist 10/31/2009
8. Haiku: The Wind (2) 10/31/2009
9. Haiku: Ripples 10/31/2009
10. Haiku: Toady Frog 10/31/2009
11. Haiku: Sapphire Skies 10/31/2009
12. More Than To Behold 11/1/2009
13. Haiku: Pecan Trees 11/1/2009
14. Sleep 10/31/2009
15. Unsung Heroes 11/2/2009
16. For Granted 11/3/2009
17. Gravity 11/3/2009
18. Like Balloons 11/9/2009
19. Senryu: Sleep Depravation 11/24/2009
20. Haiku: Feathered Friends 11/24/2009
21. My Rosebush Sanguine 12/8/2009
22. An Irony 12/23/2009
23. Things That Make My Day 12/23/2009
24. Westward Bound 12/23/2009
25. Nothing Is Forever 1/29/2011
26. Thoughts Are Like The Sand 1/29/2011
27. Coats Are A Covering 1/31/2011
28. Color Concepts 1/31/2011
29. Doctors 1/31/2011
30. The Field Of Poetry 2/1/2011
31. My Shadow 2/2/2011
32. Squirrels At Play 1/30/2011
33. Savannah In The Spring 1/30/2011
34. By Our Deeds 2/2/2011
35. Green Leafy Diet 2/2/2011
36. A Timely Process 2/2/2011
37. Peace Comes From The Heart 2/2/2011
38. The Wearing Of A Title 2/2/2011
39. Savannah On The East Coast 2/9/2011
40. If A Bridge Could Talk 2/10/2011
Best Poem of Walterrean Salley

A Common Addiction Among Poets

Intoxicated by the inspiration
Of his trade—
With mental powers at work,
A true poet rarely sleeps.
His mind ever churning
With powerful imagery
That produces thought,
Sound, rhythm and gesture.
He molds with metaphor,
Shapes with simile,
And paints with irony
Like some great maestro
In his toil to produce
A beautiful symphony
For himself and all who would enjoy.
Little wonder he rarely sleeps.

© 2009

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Wasn'T He There?

Was there ever a time
(Night or day) ,
When God wasn’t there
To make a way?

In sickness and sorrow-
All trials to bear-
Even in loneliness,
Wasn’t He there?

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