Barry Middleton

Barry Middleton Poems

1241. Weariness 12/22/2016
1242. The Pen Of Poets 1/2/2017
1243. Toxins 4/22/2016
1244. Friend 4/24/2016
1245. Dusk Belies Darkness 4/27/2016
1246. Milkweed 3/19/2016
1247. Aphrodite 3/6/2016
1248. Reunion 2/27/2016
1249. Window Moon 2/22/2016
1250. A Silent God 1/27/2016
1251. Beyond The Moon's Embrace 7/30/2016
1252. The Death Of Paris 6/12/2016
1253. Eve's Relevant Secrets 6/7/2016
1254. A Walk 3/14/2017
1255. Protection 1/1/2017
1256. Possibility 6/25/2016
1257. Groovy 5/29/2016
1258. Shield 6/29/2016
1259. Naked As Rain 4/7/2016
1260. A Broken Promise 1/28/2016
1261. Things I Did Not Say 8/8/2016
1262. The Lonely Time 1/27/2016
1263. Two Deceptions 2/16/2016
1264. Owl 12/3/2016
1265. Letter To Myself 5/20/2017
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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