John Leroy Maxwell
John Leroy Maxwell Poems
I Cried Today
I cried today, as I touched your face, in memory,
not wanting to waken you in your slumber
I eased out of bed, early, to brew your favorite coffee,
knowing the aroma would awaken you
Together we would sip our brew, and smile,
facing each other with Love
It is Saturday, and the day is ours to enjoy together
As I picked up my favorite book, from the nightstand,
and began to read You caressing my bare chest,
with your hands, I put down the book, and returned
your Love Your vibrant passion was as steamy as
the coffee we sipped, as we lay embraced ...
The City Eternal
Eternal shall this land be free, from strife, and war to ever be..
A land where each one's hand shall grasp, the Moslem,
Christian, Jew hold fast.. United Nations hold real tight,
to see and do, for all thats right.. Eternal City, shall we say,
for all to see a brighter day.. In Middle East we ask for peace,
and in this way shall bring release.. Too many delve in hate
and shake their fist, this is the way we can't exist..
Not shake the fist; should extend the hand, to make all peopl