James B. Earley

Gold Star - 9,187 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

41. A Clinical...Revelation 11/30/2016
42. A Critical Thought....To Ponder 11/2/2016
43. A Despicable.....Lot - Our Self-Anointed...Christian Congress 7/9/2017
44. A Dream...Deferred.........Perhaps 2/10/2008
45. A Handful....Of....Friendships 11/20/2017
46. A Letter.....For Mary 2/10/2008
47. A Mountain Speaks 2/12/2008
48. A Muslim Ban's.....Redemptive Values....Perhaps 6/10/2017
49. A Naive Apprentice - Chaotically Running......The World's.....Ultimate....Reality Show 8/19/2017
50. A New Day's....Dawning 9/1/2017
51. A Nighttime Of Solitude 9/12/2017
52. A Nomination…..Trump Can't Lose 2/26/2016
53. A Note......Of Appreciation 12/11/2016
54. A President....Of All The People - Done Pardoned....A Racist 8/28/2017
55. A Previous Administration....Analytically Alongside The New 4/14/2017
56. A Reasonable Hunch 11/18/2017
57. A Ruse In Cahoots - Of Immoral....Precision 11/12/2017
58. A Smattering Of Lipstick…powder….And…..Paint 9/21/2015
59. A 'Tea Party' Maligned......Perhaps 12/27/2013
60. A Trumped-Up Intermingling Of Science And Religious Curiosity...Perhaps 6/3/2017
61. A Valentine's Moment.....The Epiphany 2/6/2009
62. A Vision Of Home 2/10/2008
63. A Wednesday Noon........As I Recall 8/14/2009
64. A Word To The Wise - For Whatever It's Worth.... 9/24/2015
65. A...Cancerous Society - No Longer Benign -new- 1/8/2018
66. Absent Theft..Is It Possible To Amass...Millions...Billions..In Personal Wealth 2/26/2009
67. Advised To Get A Hobby - Inspired, I Composed A Poem 3/21/2016
68. African Brother 2/9/2008
69. Aging....Loins 11/1/2017
70. Agonizing...The Question....Making America Great Again - When? 12/9/2017
71. Al Gore - 'some Bumbling Idiot, Climatic Change.....The Idiot's Myth' 7/6/2014
72. Along…the Mississippi River – Amidst Its….Quad City Curve 10/1/2015
73. America....At The Cusp.....Of Humanity's.....Insanity 8/30/2017
74. America…..Held Hostage, Not By Muslims, But Native Born, So-Called - Militias 1/28/2016
75. American Flag.....Its Chaos Vs A Preponderance Of Evidence 9/29/2017
76. American Politics…take Note 3/21/2015
77. Americans....Still Dying - But.....This Ain't....The Time 11/7/2017
78. America's Quandary In A Nutshell - Owsley County Kentucky...Delta Mississippi Blacks 3/23/2014
79. America's Well-Heeled - Revealed 2/27/2017
80. America's....Strategic...Syrian.....Policy 4/8/2017

Comments about James B. Earley

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 7:04:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

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  • Sally Plumb (3/25/2009 2:02:00 PM)

    Dear James I can't find your cemetery piece. Sorry. Try mine 'Headstones'

  • Kash Earley (8/2/2008 3:29:00 AM)

    Hello Lee! Would you be so kind as to read my poem HEAVEN!
    Thanking you today, and tomorrow, and today! ! !

    XXXKash

  • Janice Windle (7/27/2008 5:18:00 PM)

    Jim is a warm and empathetic man and his poetry reflects this. He is a supportive, wise, understanding friend.

  • Bernice Shipman (5/10/2008 11:15:00 PM)

    James, First let me thank you for the beautiful comment about my poem..It's Been Five Long Years.Your poem to me is beautiful because when they have passed you can still feel them there.I truly believe it.Because I believe God let's them come to you to tell you they are ok. Again thank you

  • Sílvia Oliveira (3/3/2008 7:05:00 PM)

    James! Sounds so beautifully your name and your poem in the winds of the destiny! Congratulations from Brasil! When I visit California again I´d much think appreciate to meet you! Let´s keep in touch! Sílvia

  • Sílvia Oliveira (2/24/2008 7:52:00 AM)

    Touched by this poem of yours, James - it´s 'ancient'!
    My comment here is in a way a return to yours on my posted as 'Addict'.
    Let´s keep sharing!
    Sílvia, from Brasil (who visited South Africa in ´02)

Best Poem of James B. Earley

A Mountain Speaks

That distant valley
Far below
Was I...as a child
........Eons ago

I've known great happiness
Shared...such strife
As that of the dinosaur
Struggling for life

From a simple existence
I've seen Man grow
In the scheme of evolution
I'll watch......him go

I question......my being
Invariably...I find
.....A mere speck of sand
On......God's beach...of time


Author's note: The poem addresses Mt. Tamalpais, geographically to the immediate north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. (The Mountain is sometimes known as 'The Sleeping ...

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Destiny's Wisdom

....Once.......the winds
Of passion flowed
...Amongst the leaves
On vineyard's row

Touching the vines
With such desire
Fueling the flames
....Of a raging fire

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