Ben Gieske


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I live in Bowling Green, Kentucky. As a former teacher, preacher, program director and grant writer, words have always occupied my time and efforts. I find poetry a challenge providing needed brain activity, enjoyment, and satisfaction. I hope to add to someone else's enjoyment as well. Some of my poems were published in Words Words Words; moonset THE NEWSPAPER, and HaikuWorld. Others will be ... more »

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  • Meggie Gultiano Meggie Gultiano (12/17/2008 3:25:00 AM)

    You are very kind, Sir Ben.And yes, today and forever, too, i will be reading
    your piece. I have been reading your writes a year ago, and now that i am back, I will continue to read again.I am in awe of your talents..I tip my hat..
    God bless you.
    Love and hugs,
    Meggie

  • Egi David Perdana (10/30/2008 7:37:00 AM)

    today, and everyday I will only read your poems mr. ben

  • Valerie L. Martin (1/28/2008 12:39:00 AM)

    Your writing is beatiful. Keep up the exceptional work. ^__^

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Best Poem of Ben Gieske

A Tower Of Power

We will build a tower
With unbridled spring-water attitudes
Flowing with fires of charity
For all the suffering multitudes
Dispossessed and swallowing poverty
We will give them power

We will build a tower
With lots of windows and no ears
With promises for those who have ceased their quest
For the young and old in years
For those who no longer turn west
We will give them power

We will give them power
Give them tomorrows and rainbows in tomorrow’s flowers
Help them fill pitchers with milk, honey, and cream
Reap the green of crops they have ...

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