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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Rainy Mood

my hope is yet
in keeping

a prayer
without an end

as now the sky
is weeping

and rainy moods

but spring
is gently creeping

the willows
blow and bend

and seeds
are quietly sleeping

till spirit blooms

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