Barry Middleton


Barry Middleton Poems

1121. If Silence Could Speak 3/14/2017
1122. Who Was It 4/8/2017
1123. Life And Love 5/10/2017
1124. Everything Makes A Difference 5/31/2017
1125. Point Of View 6/18/2017
1126. Garden Universe 6/19/2017
1127. Slow Down 5/26/2017
1128. Strength Within 6/23/2017
1129. Transitions 6/25/2017
1130. A Field Of Flowers 6/26/2017
1131. Past Midnight 6/28/2017
1132. A New Metaphor 7/27/2017
1133. Just Another Storm 7/3/2017
1134. A Daydream Victory 7/4/2017
1135. Last Blossom 7/10/2017
1136. Midnight Cubism 7/17/2017
1137. Between 7/18/2017
1138. Please God 5/6/2016
1139. A Child 4/20/2016
1140. Things I Like 5/12/2016
1141. The Art Of Shadows 7/4/2016
1142. I Know My Destiny 8/14/2016
1143. Judgment Day 9/1/2016
1144. Hunter's Moon 10/15/2016
1145. Escape Of Sisyphus 3/1/2016
1146. Not Prufrock 3/14/2016
1147. Sonnet 37 Polliwogs 4/2/2016
1148. A Rose 2/5/2016
1149. Relativity 1/29/2016
1150. A House Divided 7/24/2016
1151. The Dueling Oaks 7/12/2016
1152. I Listen To The Rain 7/1/2016
1153. Perfect As Dusk 6/28/2016
1154. Sparkle's Toast 6/22/2016
1155. Mating Season 6/26/2016
1156. A Home We May Embrace 6/6/2016
1157. Yazoo Witch 5/28/2016
1158. Wolf 6/3/2016
1159. Confrontation 4/20/2016
1160. Lost Music 4/18/2016
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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Spring Signs

The first orchid is open now,
an angel with silver wings.

A bird nest fern is still asleep,
and dreams of magical things.

Spring comes but once a year
to freshen the garden again.

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