Ken Nye

Rookie (April 26,1942 / Lincoln, Nebraska)

Ken Nye Poems

1. Wilderness Waterways 10/29/2004
2. Stars In Her Pocket 8/25/2005
3. Crossing America: July 4,2005 10/17/2005
4. Searching For The Spring 10/29/2004
5. Coming Home At Twilight 10/29/2004
6. Appreciating The Tableware 2/15/2008
7. 'Let's Go For A Ride' 2/15/2008
8. The Prince Of The Forest 2/15/2008
9. A Knock At The Door 2/15/2008
10. Zion 2/16/2008
11. Everyday Courage 2/15/2008
12. The Marriage Bed 2/15/2008
13. Clouds Of Glory 2/15/2008
14. The Fawn 10/29/2004
15. Hymhs Of Joy 2/15/2008
16. My Mother's Voice 2/15/2008
17. My Mom Has Gone 2/15/2008
18. The Smell Of A Dog 2/16/2008
19. Don'T Go: A Father's Lament 2/16/2008
20. If I Should Die (And I Will Some Day) 2/16/2008
21. The Call To Morning 2/17/2008
22. When The Children Leave 2/17/2008
23. Gold Is A Color 2/15/2008
24. Making Love 10/29/2004

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Making Love

As the years go by and passions cool,
we make love in places that
twenty-five year olds only dream about.

We make love in the kitchen,
right at the table,
with a Scrabble board the mattress
and hints to help the other
our passionate kisses.

We make love in the car,
thrilling to beautiful scenery
or a rarely seen wild animal.

We make love in front of the fireplace,
watching a game show
while we share our latest craft creations.

We make love on the middle school hockey field,
proudly watching our granddaughter
dribble the ...

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Searching For The Spring

I’d been told our spring water comes down the hill
through an underground pipe,
from 'a spring by the wall, about 500 yards in back of the barn.'

Expecting to simply go find the spring,
I head up the hill along the stone wall.
It’s not easy going. Halfway up,
the impenetrable forest of scrub pines and firs
starts forcing me away from the wall.

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