Keith E. Sparks Jr.

Keith E. Sparks Jr. Poems

1. I Have Tried To Hold The Rain 10/31/2004
2. Prisms 10/31/2004
3. Again I Move 10/31/2004
4. Beware The Siren 10/31/2004
5. Promise 10/31/2004

Comments about Keith E. Sparks Jr.

  • knot Available (10/31/2004 10:29:00 AM)

    I love your poems Keith! I like the rhythm...nice and slow.
    Ushers excitement of new love...
    Keep it coming!

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Best Poem of Keith E. Sparks Jr.


On a rock-strewn bank of Buffalo,
a spinner's cast from Hollow Tree,
I sit, rod propped on a locust limb,
pilfered from a beaver's domain

and watch the fallen leaf
that drifts where line and water meet,
catch briefly in a twitch of false triumph.

No man, It's a bite!
Trust me
I know the difference.

A gentle tug of line—released,
it makes way for swifter waters
where stream and creek combine
just below a farmer's bridge.

Hats in hand to shield the eyes,
together, two boys peer ...

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