John Allen Richter

Gold Star - 7,086 Points [John Allen Richter] (1959 / Richmond, In)

John Allen Richter Poems

41. A Dorothy Parker Kind'A Sexy 1/11/2015
42. Frosty Muse 1/7/2015
43. Inside Things 1/21/2015
44. Odd Little Man 3/23/2015
45. The Old Walnut Tree 1/20/2015
46. Net Dreams 3/5/2015
47. Angel #3 3/5/2015
48. My Heavens 1/7/2015
49. Moonlight Ride 1/7/2015
Best Poem of John Allen Richter

Moonlight Ride

The brown tipped grass peeked through the snow -
With stems quite cold and forlorn.
The north gale came and so winds did blow
and nodded their heads in form.

As for I, a moonlit ride -
on my horse, steady and slow.
With her cold and shivering skin below -
I said 'Not much further to go.'

She low'r'd her head, and back again,
to ring her bridle bell.
As if to say 'Why dear friend,
did you put us in winter's hell? '

'Well, ol' nag, it's like this, you see…
for forty nights I've been alone.
And down the creekbed lives Miss Weatherby,
and...

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My Heavens

If Heaven's path were made for one
and ne're a choice but to walk alone
then I wonder what should become
of my absence in God's lovely home…

For surely I would stop on the path
to admire the birds and bees…
and dance within the machair fields
among cattails and other weeds…

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