Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

1081. An Evil Wind 6/15/2017
1082. Hopeless Peace 6/16/2017
1083. Born This Way 6/17/2017
1084. Point Of View 6/18/2017
1085. Garden Universe 6/19/2017
1086. Like Rain 6/20/2017
1087. The Paris Accord 6/21/2017
1088. A Final Dance 6/22/2017
1089. Strength Within 6/23/2017
1090. Verbs Simile And Metaphor 6/24/2017
1091. Transitions 6/25/2017
1092. A Field Of Flowers 6/26/2017
1093. Lonely Evening Star 6/27/2017
1094. Past Midnight 6/28/2017
1095. Destiny And Conflict 6/29/2017
1096. Flying And Falling 6/30/2017
1097. Suicide By Dragon 7/1/2017
1098. Gulf Fever 7/2/2017
1099. Just Another Storm 7/3/2017
1100. A Daydream Victory 7/4/2017
1101. Dying Poetry 7/5/2017
1102. Elysium 7/6/2017
1103. Never Enough Time 7/7/2017
1104. Old Man Walking 7/8/2017
1105. Like A Clock 7/9/2017
1106. Last Blossom 7/10/2017
1107. Delusion In July 7/11/2017
1108. Last Fantasy 7/12/2017
1109. A View From Space 7/13/2017
1110. Storm Seasons 7/14/2017
1111. Kyrie Eleison 7/15/2017
1112. The Mute Sky 7/16/2017
1113. Midnight Cubism 7/17/2017
1114. Final Path 7/18/2017
1115. Between 7/18/2017
1116. Time Never Stops 7/19/2017
1117. No One Escapes 7/20/2017
1118. Strangeness 7/21/2017
1119. Snapshots 7/22/2017
1120. Politico 7/23/2017

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 ...

Read the full of Letter To Myself

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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