James B. Earley

Gold Star - 10,995 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Poems

601. Patches 2/4/2008
602. Compassion Matters - Even At Sandy Hook 4/23/2013
603. Atheism's...'Betrayal'...Come Christmas 12/15/2009
604. A Valentine's....Moment - The Epiphany 2/6/2009
605. Final Analysis 2/9/2008
606. Chameleon's Evening...With The President 10/5/2012
607. Choices - Election 2012 10/7/2012
608. Memories...Of Carmel By-The-Sea 8/3/2009
609. Absent Theft..Is It Possible To Amass...Millions...Billions..In Personal Wealth 2/26/2009
610. Destiny's Wisdom 2/4/2008
611. Old Folks' Home 2/5/2008
612. 'Kidnapped Child' 2/17/2008
613. Yesterday's Hour 2/25/2008
614. A Wednesday Noon........As I Recall 8/14/2009
615. A Letter.....For Mary 2/10/2008
616. Aunt Cecilia....And Uncle Elbert 2/13/2008
617. Momma's Odyssey 2/12/2008
618. Anti-Abortion's Religious Creed 3/27/2009
619. Is Not....Perception..........Reality 2/5/2008
620. Glass Of Wine 2/10/2008
621. An Epitaph.....I Stumbled......Across 8/16/2008
622. Greed...Of Death 2/4/2008
623. Armageddon's Brink 2/10/2008
624. Sultry Summer's Evening 2/25/2008
625. A Dream...Deferred.........Perhaps 2/10/2008
626. Anniversary 2/4/2008
627. Aristotle's Wisdom 2/25/2008
628. Eighteen Souls...At Woodlawn 2/25/2008
629. Because Of You...I Rise 2/12/2008
630. Good And Evil 2/7/2008
631. An Ounce Of Crack 3/1/2008
632. Distant Haze 2/25/2008
633. Passion's Pride 6/29/2008
634. African Brother 2/9/2008
635. Stolen Moments 2/26/2008
636. Black Man's Dilemma 2/9/2008
637. A Vision Of Home 2/10/2008
638. 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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When death ends life
A thread is torn
The knot is tied
And the child is born

The cycle but
A fabric patched
Together bound
Though unattached

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