Edmund V. Strolis


Edmund V. Strolis Poems

201. Before The Zinnias 8/14/2016
202. Home Sweet Home 4/2/2017
203. In The Land Of Elm 4/5/2017
204. City Lights~ 4/19/2017
205. The Mystic In Me 6/17/2017
206. Budding Lilacs 4/12/2017
207. Christmas Cabin 12/23/2016
208. Going Mobile. 5/14/2017
209. A String Of Days 6/28/2017
210. Oliver Twist- A Mere Germ Of Inconvenience 5/12/2016
211. Love Street 5/3/2016
212. Acorn And Oak 5/14/2017
213. A Friend Indeed.... 6/10/2017
214. Unflinching Eyes 8/14/2016
215. We Orbit Each Other 8/6/2016
216. My Italian Mother's Dream 5/7/2016
217. My Neighbors Are Not Red Or Blue 3/12/2016
218. Laugh And Live 11/15/2015
219. Home Enough 10/28/2015
220. Theodore Roosevelt's Voyage 10/19/2015
221. Seeds Of Wonderment 4/2/2016
222. A Tin Cup Life 2/6/2017
223. Painted Smile 1/27/2016
224. Toast Sweet Solitude 6/16/2016
225. The Prize 10/4/2015
226. Patchwork 5/12/2017
227. Safe Travels 6/21/2017
228. Edgar Allan Poe 10/24/2015
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Edgar Allan Poe

They all wash over me with pitying eyes, they think that I don't see.
Yet they are only crude jagged faces on the canvas of my dreams.
Empty their wishes float, as they seem to pray my safe return.
How can they know the fever that within this prison burns.

For what is this sinister slow waltz to hell without my sweet Lenore?
My wish which any fool can guess, I must be with her once more.
How my heels find their way to that vacant tomb beyond the bedroom door.
Now I curse the promise of that desperate hour! not to join my love Lenore.

Hooves over ...

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The Long Shadow

Now with possessions so few, hoisted and bundled on wagons secure.

The measured remains still too many, to flee from the thunder of war.
His family their faces so tired, will need all their strength to endure.
As westward they travel the miles, can life ever be like before?

Goodbye to the bench in the garden where she joyfully accepted his hand.
Farewell to the arch in the hallway with holes where the mistletoe hung.
No more will he stop at the long gate that led to

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