J.A McManus Poems

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Another Year Gone (A Free Verse Poem.)

Is it just me or does time seem
To move faster the older you get?
It almost feels like the world is
Moving too quickly and I must

Nobody Knows.

No one can tell me
Nobody knows
Where the wind comes from
Or where the wind goes

Without Your Love.

Without your precious love
I’d be as empty as a drum
You’re my entire world
My stars, my moon, my sun.

Empires (A Free Verse Poem.)

Empires are like the vast waves
Upon a never ending ocean of time
They start off humbly before rising
Out of the gloom of their origins.


The sky comes alive
With so many hues
Starbursts of scarlet
Or bright neon blues.

Dragon's Fire.

If a glowing hoard of golden treasure
Is the sole object of your desire
You must be prepared to sleep forever
Within the dragon’s consuming fire.

Winter (A Lanturne Poem.)

...Over earth
.The winter is

Lost (A Free Verse Poem.)

From the pit of my coldness
You burn me with acid-filled glares
Like I am nothing but garbage left to go stale
Out here I have no shelter from the rain.

Little Ones.

Little ones never wish
Your young lives away
Live for the here and now,
Remember today.

Behind Iron Bars.

As I peer through these cold iron bars
I can see the stars burning so bright
Oh yes! They burn so blindingly bright
Across the dark blue blanket of night.

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