Barry Middleton

Barry Middleton Poems

1241. The Cynic 4/11/2016
1242. Milkweed 3/19/2016
1243. Aphrodite 3/6/2016
1244. Toxins 4/22/2016
1245. Friend 4/24/2016
1246. Dusk Belies Darkness 4/27/2016
1247. The Thunder Spoke 3/19/2017
1248. Weariness 12/22/2016
1249. The Pen Of Poets 1/2/2017
1250. A Walk 3/14/2017
1251. Protection 1/1/2017
1252. Beyond The Moon's Embrace 7/30/2016
1253. The Death Of Paris 6/12/2016
1254. Eve's Relevant Secrets 6/7/2016
1255. Reunion 2/27/2016
1256. Window Moon 2/22/2016
1257. A Silent God 1/27/2016
1258. Possibility 6/25/2016
1259. Groovy 5/29/2016
1260. Shield 6/29/2016
1261. Naked As Rain 4/7/2016
1262. A Broken Promise 1/28/2016
1263. Things I Did Not Say 8/8/2016
1264. The Lonely Time 1/27/2016
1265. Two Deceptions 2/16/2016
1266. Owl 12/3/2016
1267. 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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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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