Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

441. Calling To Buddha 7/29/2016
442. War Storm 8/5/2016
443. Ending 8/5/2016
444. Jones' Situation 8/5/2016
445. Butterfly Girl 8/5/2016
446. Upon The Pyre 8/6/2016
447. Chain Gang Mississippi 1965 8/6/2016
448. Self Defense - A Song 8/7/2016
449. Pleas And Fate 8/10/2016
450. A Mountain Hymn 8/10/2016
451. Gasoline Rainbows 8/11/2016
452. Mississippi Mercy - Vicksburg 8/7/2016
453. Together 8/11/2016
454. I'm Just An Old Hippie 8/11/2016
455. Morning Forest 8/12/2016
456. Brief Visit 8/12/2016
457. Dying Wind 8/12/2016
458. A Poetry Of Light 8/12/2016
459. Lions On The Beach 8/13/2016
460. Emotions 8/13/2016
461. Till Sunrise 8/13/2016
462. The Catcher 8/14/2016
463. For Robert Frost 8/14/2016
464. I Cannot Get You Off Of My Mind 8/14/2016
465. It's Just Another Day 8/14/2016
466. Crazy Clown 8/15/2016
467. Mississippi 8/15/2016
468. Grateful Smile 8/15/2016
469. Complicated Monkey 8/16/2016
470. I Call Him Universe 8/16/2016
471. Crazy Gig 8/16/2016
472. I Was Preoccupied 8/17/2016
473. I Should Be Criticizing 8/17/2016
474. Gravid Octopus 8/17/2016
475. Buzzing 8/17/2016
476. In Thirds 8/17/2016
477. An Island 8/18/2016
478. A Sane Friend 8/18/2016
479. China Rising 8/18/2016
480. Heaven Or Heavens 8/18/2016
Best Poem of Barry Middleton

Letter To Myself

I wish that I had written you
when I was young and strong and wise
I knew that I would never die
I'd face the world without disguise

but as I pen this note to you
I have grown old and tired and weak
but I recall that hopeful youth
it is to you that I must speak

I can but say what I was told
to quietly sit and watch the crowd
and see the good and evil there
and think before I speak aloud

and though I wrote it long ago
I would not take my own advice
and that has put me on this path
with wishing that I had thought twice

I've come to ...

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Pantomime And Song

did you ever hear a pantomime
yes that may seem impossible
but music plays within my mind

saints and sinners gather there
and it may seem improbable
the devil sneers and sits upon a chair

on His throne the God of Love

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