Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

1081. Appreciation And Regret 2/27/2017
1082. A Beautiful Day 2/25/2017
1083. A Sigh In Spring 3/6/2017
1084. Fragile 3/7/2017
1085. In The Woods 3/13/2017
1086. Sunset Dare 3/10/2017
1087. Swamp Wizard 3/11/2017
1088. Beauty And Loneliness 2/4/2017
1089. Dark Tide 1/25/2017
1090. Winter Monsters 1/26/2017
1091. My Dreams Will Never Forget 1/27/2017
1092. Receding Wave 1/28/2017
1093. Happiness 1/23/2017
1094. Solitude 1/4/2017
1095. When Hope Was Green 12/23/2016
1096. Death Of Apples 12/28/2016
1097. I Grieve For All 1/6/2017
1098. Woodland White 1/14/2017
1099. In Growing Old 1/11/2017
1100. A Ghostly Wind 11/27/2016
1101. Bitter Winter Wind 12/17/2016
1102. Will 12/18/2016
1103. The Dark Side 12/19/2016
1104. Wondering How And Why 12/20/2016
1105. Mirrors And Stars 12/25/2016
1106. My Solace 12/26/2016
1107. Eden's Rose 12/12/2016
1108. I Laughed 9/28/2016
1109. Vicksburg Battlefield 11/16/2016
1110. A Thing Of Beauty 11/17/2016
1111. The Invaders 11/9/2016
1112. Above The Blue 10/25/2016
1113. Full House 10/28/2016
1114. Autumn Leaves 10/20/2016
1115. Broken Hallelujah 11/13/2016
1116. Legacy 12/13/2016
1117. Gone Away 12/2/2016
1118. Love's Changes 1/17/2017
1119. The Women's March 1/21/2017
1120. If Silence Could Speak 3/14/2017
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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Point Of View

the morning was so long ago
it has grown old before its time
it creeps along like old men do

the new born sun reached out for day
so restless for its hopeful climb
to claim a victory at noon

but then its tears began to fall

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