Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

641. The Spring 3/24/2016
642. Inspiration 3/26/2016
643. The Gravedigger 3/24/2016
644. A Fisherman's Prayer 3/24/2016
645. Terrorism Of Hopelessness 3/23/2016
646. Wind 3/19/2016
647. The Relevant Secrets 3/21/2016
648. The Fort 3/22/2016
649. The Tree House 3/22/2016
650. The Empty Journal 3/22/2016
651. The Old Road 3/22/2016
652. D.E. 3/22/2016
653. Silent Music 3/18/2016
654. Grassy Key Deer 3/20/2016
655. Osprey 3/18/2016
656. Poetic Art 3/17/2016
657. Black Orchid 3/17/2016
658. Retreat 3/17/2016
659. The Wall 3/16/2016
660. Secret Door 3/16/2016
661. Asking 3/13/2016
662. Pierced By A Death 3/15/2016
663. Green Grieving 3/16/2016
664. Lost Road 3/13/2016
665. The Florida Springs 3/13/2016
666. Into The Woods 3/13/2016
667. December Day 3/11/2016
668. My Neurosis 3/12/2016
669. The Price 3/9/2016
670. Light Wednesday 3/9/2016
671. A Peaceful Sunrise 3/9/2016
672. Before Ideas 3/8/2016
673. Composite 3/6/2016
674. Not Silent 3/6/2016
675. Born To Be Blue 3/7/2016
676. The Highwaymen 3/7/2016
677. Love's Moment 3/3/2016
678. Longing 3/2/2016
679. Truth Whispers 3/2/2016
680. The Whiskey Defense 3/2/2016
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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Lazarus

love and mystery
are silent questions

like children ask
with curious eyes

then someone says
I know what it means

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