Kim Barney

Kim Barney

I was born in a bank - - my mother went there and made a deposit
Kim Barney
I was born in a bank - - my mother went there and made a deposit
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On 27 February 2020, Poem Hunter chose my poem: Two Chipmunks as member poem of the day. This is the seventh poem of mine that they have selected for this honor. Thank you, Poem Hunter.

My name is Kim Barney, and I am father of four, grandfather of eighteen, and great-grandfather of five. I have four great-grandsons, and my first great-granddaught ...

Popular Poems
1.
Poetry Heaven

Last night I went to bed at eleven
And dreamed I went to Poetry Heaven.
Keeper of the Gate was not Saint Peter
But Robert Frost - - hey, what could be sweeter?
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2.
Magic Mirror?

If I look in the mirror
And myself I do not see
Does it mean that I'm not really here,
That I have ceased to be?
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3.
I Don't Care

My head is bald,
but I don't care.
I'm not so tall,
but I don't care.
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4.
Butterfly Of Death

I was sitting in my garden
Just relaxing in my garden
Doing nothing in my garden
When I saw a butterfly
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5.
Angry Storm

The storm is an angry lion;
With one hoarse, strident roar
He sends the small animals
Scurrying to shelter.
...

Popular Quotes
01 February 2015

I wouldn't trade that experience for anything in the world, but I wouldn't give ten cents to do it again.

26 April 2015

If you find me asleep, leave me alone; dead, wake me up.

02 August 2015

Ambulância! Salva um e mata dez! (Ambulance! It saves one and kills ten!)

16 November 2015

After all is said and done, there's been more said than done.

24 January 2021

If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

Comments

Octavian Cocos 24 June 2021

Thank you very much! Best wishes!

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Robert Murray Smith 25 February 2021

His mother's deposit has accrued compound interest.

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Rebecca Navarre 09 October 2020

Kim Barney is a fabulous poet! .. His poems are of much beauty and brilliance too! ..

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Late October 05 September 2020

Referring to your Quiz update 10 - new generations tell me that Poemhunter pretty much looks like a virus from the 90's.

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Prabir Gayen 26 July 2020

A great and very talented poet.....God bless you dear friend......///

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A B Faniki 20 October 2019

A brilliant poet and talented wordsmith

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ANKITA 25 April 2019

Awsome

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Prabir Gayen 04 April 2019

Very talented poet....God bless you.

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Kim Barney 19 March 2019

Kumarmani Mahakul bestowed the title of Heavenly Fortune on me. How he came up with that, I'll never know. If I did have a fortune, that would be heavenly!

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Smoky Hoss 08 January 2017

I think Groucho Marx may have said the line about after all is said and done, but am not certain. No matter, it is a great and true proverb.

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