James Lee Watts

Rookie (23rd July 1990 / Birmingham)

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Where do i start? I was born in Birmingham and have never lived anywhere else. My writing was only triggered by a huge loss in my family; My Grandad died of cancer over the space of a few months after having 2 strokes. I wrote him a poem as a tribute and from then on i have been writing, for the first year it was only occassional times that i wrote but then i began to write more thoroughly over ... more »

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  • Stacy Lilly (4/1/2005 11:21:00 AM)

    James,

    At your age, and even my own, it is rare to find the sense of knowledge and enlightenment you share through your poetry. You have a way with expressing the emotions so many feel and wish to express themselves.
    I work with InnerCircle Publishing. A company created solely for metaphysical writers. Please check out www.innercirclepublishing.com with your parents, my email is on the contact page if you are interested in more information.

    Thank you for your time and wisdom.
    Stacy Lilly

  • Lare Austin (1/29/2005 1:25:00 PM)

    Hi James...Just read your poem 'Soldiers, Murders or Heroes'...wow...you have definitely caught the full magnitude of what this is all about...and what has been going on for the lifetime of man. I would say you have much thought in the form of words to share...this is certainly one of them...your stuff is very good...

    I have a few new poems on this site...
    'A Friend'
    'Cabernet Sauvignon'
    'I Am The Deer'
    'Her Eyes Told Me'

    Keep up the writing, James...then...when you feel it's right...gather your stuff and put them in your book of poetry...don't forget...you are a storyteller...you need to tell people...

    Lare Austin

  • Lare Austin (12/20/2004 1:25:00 PM)

    Hi James...I just got your E mail. After reading it I went right to your poetry page on poemhunter. So far I have read just a few of your poems...I will definitely read them all. James...although I am no expert, from what I have read of your poetry I think you have a great gift in writing poetry. You convey very special thoughts that I think most of us have all gone through. I believe your poem about your grandfather is very special and the thought of giving your poem as tribute to your grandfather is precious. I lost my dad last February. I wish I had published my book of poetry before he died...but he died so suddenly.

    I look forward to reading future poetry from you, James. I hope one day you will publish your own book of poetry. You have a special gift...

    Sincerely,

    Lare Austin

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Best Poem of James Lee Watts

All Across The Nation

All Across The Nation,
Is Hunger And Starvation.

All Across The Nation,
Is Racism And Discrimination.

All Across The Nation,
Is Poverty And Overpopulation.

Why Don’t We Stop This Pain?
There’s A Lot More We Can Gain.

Why Not Help Each Other?
Instead Of Killing One Another,

Actions Speak Louder Than Words,
So Lets Do Something About It!

August 2004

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