Barry Middleton

Barry Middleton Poems

1241. In The Forest 5/27/2016
1242. Dream 4/22/2016
1243. Unlimited 9/3/2016
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. Milkweed 3/19/2016
1251. Aphrodite 3/6/2016
1252. Reunion 2/27/2016
1253. Window Moon 2/22/2016
1254. A Silent God 1/27/2016
1255. A Walk 3/14/2017
1256. Protection 1/1/2017
1257. Beyond The Moon's Embrace 7/30/2016
1258. The Death Of Paris 6/12/2016
1259. Eve's Relevant Secrets 6/7/2016
1260. Possibility 6/25/2016
1261. Look Up -new- 8/18/2017
1262. Groovy 5/29/2016
1263. Shield 6/29/2016
1264. Naked As Rain 4/7/2016
1265. A Broken Promise 1/28/2016
1266. Things I Did Not Say 8/8/2016
1267. The Lonely Time 1/27/2016
1268. Two Deceptions 2/16/2016
1269. Owl 12/3/2016
1270. 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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Strength Within

as love may come and go like spring
like luck or fortune's furtive grace
so every heart must guard itself
and thus reserve a secret place

and in that secret place the soul
behind a wall where no one goes
must hide itself from pain and fear
and all delusions we suppose

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