Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

721. The Spirit 8/21/2016
722. I Fell Asleep 8/21/2016
723. River Blues 8/19/2016
724. Nearly Midnight 8/17/2016
725. Treasure Yesterday 8/15/2016
726. In The Quiet 8/16/2016
727. The Captain Of The Universe 8/16/2016
728. You Don't Sleep Alone 8/13/2016
729. Fistfight With The Devil 8/12/2016
730. The Chance Of Redemption 8/9/2016
731. I Tried To Forgive You 8/11/2016
732. Mississippi Teacher 8/11/2016
733. Fruit Fly 8/7/2016
734. The Introvert 8/6/2016
735. Dreams And Realities 8/7/2016
736. Youth On The Wing 8/5/2016
737. Time 8/5/2016
738. Abstractions 8/3/2016
739. Strangers 8/4/2016
740. Again We Lower The Flag 7/15/2016
741. Mountains Of Infinity 7/16/2016
742. Tropic Religion 7/17/2016
743. June Heat 7/19/2016
744. Seekers 7/22/2016
745. Thought Shaper 5/31/2016
746. Sandhill Crane 5/31/2016
747. Delta Dinosaurs 6/6/2016
748. Florida Seasons 6/7/2016
749. Which Is Greater 6/13/2016
750. Take My Attitude (A Song) 6/13/2016
751. Road Crew 6/15/2016
752. Lewis's Trilemma 6/16/2016
753. Monition 6/20/2016
754. Midnight Train 6/29/2016
755. The Barbarians 5/31/2016
756. Pistachio Kitty 5/31/2016
757. Fear 5/29/2016
758. Sitters, Quitters And Go-Getters 5/28/2016
759. Song Of Lost Love 5/25/2016
760. Lost And Found 5/26/2016
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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A Woman

a woman I knew for a moment
when we danced for a season or two
was the comfort of stars and midnight
and a waltz and an I love you

why oh why
can love never stay
seasons turn
then drift away

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