Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

41. Before Thought 1/29/2016
42. The Sense Of Things 1/29/2016
43. Prophecy 1/29/2016
44. Fading Footprints 1/29/2016
45. The Experiment 1/29/2016
46. A Poem Is Like A Mountain 1/29/2016
47. Men Are Not Like Seasons 1/29/2016
48. Monarch 1/29/2016
49. The Tower 1/28/2016
50. The Unnamed Stars 1/28/2016
51. Sunset Secrets 1/28/2016
52. The Ghost Star 1/28/2016
53. In Solitude 1/28/2016
54. Blossom In Sunlight 1/28/2016
55. Winter View 1/28/2016
56. Sunrise At The Camp 1/27/2016
57. Where The Stars Shine 1/28/2016
58. Woodland Heraldry 1/28/2016
59. Day 1/28/2016
60. Creek 1/28/2016
61. Poetry Is Prayer 1/29/2016
62. The Stars 1/29/2016
63. A Beggar 1/29/2016
64. Utopia 1/29/2016
65. Prelude To A Tear 1/29/2016
66. Gray Rain 1/29/2016
67. What Ought To Be 1/29/2016
68. Penance 1/29/2016
69. The Evening Star 1/29/2016
70. An Old Man 1/29/2016
71. Insentient Fire 1/29/2016
72. The Ice Comes 1/29/2016
73. Worth The Wait 1/29/2016
74. A Buddha Garden 1/29/2016
75. A Confined Sonnet 1/29/2016
76. Home Place Cemetery 1/29/2016
77. A Hedged Bet 1/29/2016
78. Like The Wind 1/29/2016
79. Storm On The Bay 1/29/2016
80. On The Wind 1/29/2016
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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