Barry Middleton

Barry Middleton Poems

1321. Dusk Belies Darkness 4/27/2016
1322. The Thunder Spoke 3/19/2017
1323. Weariness 12/22/2016
1324. The Pen Of Poets 1/2/2017
1325. Protection 1/1/2017
1326. A Walk 3/14/2017
1327. Beyond The Moon's Embrace 7/30/2016
1328. The Death Of Paris 6/12/2016
1329. Eve's Relevant Secrets 6/7/2016
1330. Reunion 2/27/2016
1331. Window Moon 2/22/2016
1332. A Silent God 1/27/2016
1333. Possibility 6/25/2016
1334. Shield 6/29/2016
1335. Groovy 5/29/2016
1336. Naked As Rain 4/7/2016
1337. A Broken Promise 1/28/2016
1338. The Lonely Time 1/27/2016
1339. Things I Did Not Say 8/8/2016
1340. Owl 12/3/2016
1341. Two Deceptions 2/16/2016
1342. 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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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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