Barry Middleton

Barry Middleton Poems

721. A Lifetime 1/28/2016
722. Assurance 1/27/2016
723. Antique Monsters 1/27/2016
724. Trust 1/28/2016
725. Dark Flower 1/28/2016
726. The Peak 1/28/2016
727. Walls 1/31/2016
728. The Next Valley 1/31/2016
729. Left Behind 1/31/2016
730. Regret 1/31/2016
731. Born Mystic 1/30/2016
732. Key West Glow 1/30/2016
733. Beyond The Typhoon 1/30/2016
734. Woodland Muse 1/29/2016
735. You Were Spring 1/29/2016
736. Discovery 1/29/2016
737. Fog 1/29/2016
738. Alive In Fall 2/16/2016
739. Moons Of Moons 2/16/2016
740. Lady 2/11/2016
741. Fluttering Things 2/16/2016
742. I Carried You 2/15/2016
743. I Have The Sun 2/15/2016
744. Little Sparrow (A Song) 2/14/2016
745. Can You Hear It 2/12/2016
746. Between The Lines 2/10/2016
747. Yesterday's Rose 2/10/2016
748. Amulet 2/8/2016
749. Third Letter From Zeno 2/9/2016
750. The Hush 2/10/2016
751. Angels Have Flown 2/6/2016
752. Projections 2/5/2016
753. The Strongest Wall 2/6/2016
754. Torn 2/5/2016
755. Can It Say Something 2/4/2016
756. Fortier Park 2/4/2016
757. There Is A Clock Ticking 2/4/2016
758. Bitterweed 1/30/2016
759. Lethean Interval 2/1/2016
760. Sestina To The Ballerina 2/3/2016

Comments about Barry Middleton

  • Marianne Reninger Marianne Reninger (5/17/2016 8:01:00 AM)

    Barry, I just read your bio and didn't realize we were in Venice, Fl. at the same time! We lived there from 1974-1993. My husband, Jim, and I were raising our 2 kids, living on Fiesole St. on the island, and running our restaurant, The Wedgwood, and Everymans/(soon to be Stormin'Normans after Jim's brother Norm) . I was active in the Art League, member of Florida Artists Group, and writing some then too. In the 90's we moved to Asheville where we have lived ever since. My daughter Jill grew up to be a Child's Mental Health specialist, and now is a director at the Safe Children's Coalition run by the Y. Small world. Wish I had known you then. Where do you live now? Marianne Larsen Reninger

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  • Barry Middleton Barry Middleton (3/7/2016 8:18:00 AM)

    Thank you so much Nosheen for the kind and encouraging comment.

  • Nosheen Irfan Nosheen Irfan (3/7/2016 7:26:00 AM)

    Barry is a prolific writer n has written on many topics. Like others i too find his poems very inspiring. He has a knack for saying a lot in a few words. His poetry is calm n soothing. Keep writing n inspiring.

  • Barry Middleton Barry Middleton (1/30/2016 5:37:00 AM)

    Heaven's Authority, I don't mind at all. Glad your find them inspiring.

  • Heaven's Authority Heaven's Authority (1/29/2016 11:01:00 PM)

    I hope you don't mind, I will be watching your page for inspiration :) love your poems!

  • Alexandro Johns Alexandro Johns (1/29/2016 2:31:00 PM)

    Great poems and natural as life. Congratulations.

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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Rainy Mood

my hope is yet
in keeping

a prayer
without an end

as now the sky
is weeping

and rainy moods

but spring
is gently creeping

the willows
blow and bend

and seeds
are quietly sleeping

till spirit blooms

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