James B. Earley

Gold Star - 12,026 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

641. Patches 2/4/2008
642. Compassion Matters - Even At Sandy Hook 4/23/2013
643. Atheism's...'Betrayal'...Come Christmas 12/15/2009
644. A Valentine's....Moment - The Epiphany 2/6/2009
645. Final Analysis 2/9/2008
646. Chameleon's Evening...With The President 10/5/2012
647. Choices - Election 2012 10/7/2012
648. 'Kidnapped Child' 2/17/2008
649. Memories...Of Carmel By-The-Sea 8/3/2009
650. Absent Theft..Is It Possible To Amass...Millions...Billions..In Personal Wealth 2/26/2009
651. Destiny's Wisdom 2/4/2008
652. Old Folks' Home 2/5/2008
653. Yesterday's Hour 2/25/2008
654. A Wednesday Noon........As I Recall 8/14/2009
655. A Letter.....For Mary 2/10/2008
656. Aunt Cecilia....And Uncle Elbert 2/13/2008
657. Momma's Odyssey 2/12/2008
658. Anti-Abortion's Religious Creed 3/27/2009
659. Is Not....Perception..........Reality 2/5/2008
660. Glass Of Wine 2/10/2008
661. An Epitaph.....I Stumbled......Across 8/16/2008
662. Greed...Of Death 2/4/2008
663. Armageddon's Brink 2/10/2008
664. Sultry Summer's Evening 2/25/2008
665. A Dream...Deferred.........Perhaps 2/10/2008
666. Anniversary 2/4/2008
667. Aristotle's Wisdom 2/25/2008
668. Eighteen Souls...At Woodlawn 2/25/2008
669. Because Of You...I Rise 2/12/2008
670. Good And Evil 2/7/2008
671. An Ounce Of Crack 3/1/2008
672. Distant Haze 2/25/2008
673. African Brother 2/9/2008
674. Stolen Moments 2/26/2008
675. Passion's Pride 6/29/2008
676. Black Man's Dilemma 2/9/2008
677. A Vision Of Home 2/10/2008
678. A Mountain Speaks 2/12/2008

Comments about James B. Earley

  • terry (4/14/2018 2:20:00 AM)

    Human nature is the villain. Great poem, James

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  • 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

  • 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! ! !


  • 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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....The moment's....long gone
All that remains is a smile
....Forever...in reality
Is but......a little while

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