Mary Naylor

Rookie (12/17/33 / Chicago, Illinois)

Mary Naylor Poems

1. The Flower (Slightly Revised) 2/4/2006
2. Song Invisible 2/6/2006
3. The Big, Dumb Ball 2/10/2006
4. Conquered 2/13/2006
5. Saying Goodbye To Mama 2/14/2006
6. Firestorm 2/17/2006
7. Two For One(Warning Grim Contents) 2/17/2006
8. Interlude 2/18/2006
9. The Saga Of Strawberry 2/19/2006
10. Silent Matin 2/19/2006
11. The Halloween Preacher (Revised) 2/20/2006
12. The Stun Gun Lunge In The Year 2041 3/24/2006
13. Sojourn 6/4/2006
14. The Color Of The Khakis (Serious Adult Content) 6/16/2006
15. Reflections 7/11/2006
16. Dream Horse Ii (Revised) 8/31/2006
17. Oil And Water 10/22/2006
18. The Christmas Present 12/17/2006
19. Impossible 12/17/2006
20. The Watcher Within 3/11/2007
21. Reunion 4/11/2007
22. Ode To Maius Mensis (Latin For Month Of May) 5/6/2007
23. The Beggar's Prayer 5/12/2007
24. The Hospital Tanka (Revised) 7/27/2007
25. Modern Day Cinquain For Labor Day 8/18/2007
26. And The Wind Blows 10/2/2007
27. Legend Of The Hodag, Creature Of The Night (Rondelet) 12/19/2007
28. Last Farewell, An Obituary 1/18/2008
29. Valentine Dreams 1/28/2008
30. An Armoire Of Haikus 2/9/2008
31. Lost Testament (Nonet) 2/27/2008
32. The Cat's Sardine 4/6/2008
33. Softly The Winds Blow (Sedoka) 4/7/2008
34. Starve Rock 4/19/2008
35. The Clown Who Would Be A Bookworm 4/24/2008
36. Demon Herd (Revised) (Not Suitable For Young Children) 8/1/2008
37. The Adventures Of Katy, The Shee* (An Illegal Immigrant In America) 8/8/2008
38. The Forgotten Day: June 20th, World Refugee Day 8/11/2008
39. The Adventues Of Katy, The Shee*, An Illegal Immigrant In America, Meets A Fat Fairy, Part Ii 8/21/2008
40. The Adventures Of Katy, The Shee, Katy Meets A Fat Fairy, Part Ii, Con'T. 8/21/2008
Best Poem of Mary Naylor

Autumn Dreams

Grinning pumpkins, falling leaves,
Dancing scarecrows, twirling breeze,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air! Autumn is a woman growing old,
Ready to let what is dead go,
Her youthful radiance has faded, and that's sad,
But underneath she discovers a
spread of colors she didn't know she had. Little children screech and run,
Ghosts and goblins having fun,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air! Around her a kaleidoscope of leaves are whirling.
Deep within her visions stir of new life that will be,
A budding, a ...

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In its vast blue vault, the golden cup spills
over Earth's parched brow, unto its fevered, furrowed hills,
a clear ethereal wine, hot and pure, that mingles
with quietly devout, gaunt, prickly fingers,
humble supplicants cupping a rosary of sand.

In the darkness of their being
they silently gather silvery beads
that spill over like precious mead.

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