John Yaws

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An old man from Texas who writes about life, as it is, as it should be, and as it rarely is.
a prolific reader and teller of tales. Poetry, and the writing thereof is one of my greatest pleasures.

Popular Poems
The Rose Of Romance

When the rose of romance withers,
And the heart is sere and dry-
And you gaze upon the wreckage-
Of your life and wonder why…

The Fly Upon The Wall

I guess the most effective-
Of writers, great are small.
Is the one who is objective..
Like a "fly upon the wall".

I Write Regrets To Rhyme

I find as I grow older-
I often contemplate-
My foolish past decisions,
My days of tempting fate.


It is the time of year, I guess-
When folks start thinking back.
Evaluating lives they've lived,
A way of keeping track.

I Thought I Wanted Fortune

I thought I wanted to Fortune-
Then I thought I wanted fame,
For everyone to know me-
My accomplishments proclaim.

Popular Quotes
22 December 2020

'Dying ain't much of a! iving, boy.'

30 December 2020

Them that can, do. Them that can't write about it,


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