Kim Barney
I was born in a bank - - my mother went there and made a deposit

Kim Barney Poems

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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?

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?

I Don't Care

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

Angry Storm

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

Butterfly Of Death

I was sitting in my garden
Just relaxing in my garden
Doing nothing in my garden
When I saw a butterfly

River Ran Red

The Union troops were on the left,
the Rebels on the right.
Both sides prepared their cannonballs
and muskets for the fight.

Two Chipmunks

Two chipmunks running through the leaves
there on the forest floor - -
they had an energy and zest
that I'd not seen before.

My White Shirt

I still wear a white shirt every Sunday;
it makes it seem like things are normal still.
I'm sure they'll let us back in church some day,
that little red brick building on the hill.

Great Way To Die

The old man told his doctor
he thought it was great:
he was taking a young bride
and he was eighty-eight.

Memories Of Mother

It's more than fifty
years now she's been gone.
She went to heaven and
left us all alone.

Kim Barney
I was born in a bank - - my mother went there and made a deposit
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