Mary Naylor

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

Mary Naylor Poems

41. The Processional 9/26/2008
42. Web Of Logic A Tale Of Darfur 10/11/2008
43. Halloween Night At Hades Hollow 10/11/2008
44. Song Of Thanksgiving 10/26/2008
45. The Dung Beetle And The Black Mamba (A Tale Of Darfur) 10/26/2008
46. Tonguewaggin' And Lolligaggin' 11/16/2008
47. The Wind And The Rocks (Desert Rats' Daily News) 11/19/2008
48. The Siamese Elephant 1/1/2009
49. The Cat In Black 1/7/2009
50. New Year Resolution: I Resolve Never To Forget, Memory* 1/17/2009
51. Fired! (Eight Years Old Andunemployed) 2/24/2009
52. One A 2/24/2009
53. One Shot Atticus (Sapphic Stanza) Slayer Of Prejudice 2/24/2009
54. Black Angel 2/24/2009
55. Mary Toodle-Pip 2/24/2009
56. River Race 3/6/2009
57. A Ghostown Called Crazy Creek (Sestina) 4/13/2009
58. Memorial Night 5/24/2009
59. Weathered Monument (Haiku) 5/28/2009
60. It's Always Brightest Before The Dawn 6/11/2009
61. Our Flag 6/15/2009
62. Fourth Of July Day Of The Heroes 6/19/2009
63. Basically, It's Just A Stick 6/19/2009
64. Did You Hear? 7/10/2009
65. July Senryu 7/14/2009
66. The Weeping Tree 7/21/2009
67. Desert Rat's Prayer 8/31/2009
68. He's Done It Again! * 9/8/2009
69. Beggars Of Iron 9/20/2009
70. How To Write Haiku 11/22/2009
71. Lodel Lo, Hodel Woe, Lodel Lo 10/5/2006
72. Haiku 7/21/2007
73. My Christmas Tree 12/18/2007
74. Harvest 7/29/2008
75. Thanksgiving Haikus 11/21/2009
76. The Great Reworder (Not Meant For Children) (Diminishing - Nesting Rhyme) 3/16/2009
77. World Without End 3/28/2009
78. Where Is Mr. Pumpkin Man? 10/26/2008
79. Make Way For Mr. Bones 10/11/2008
80. The Oatmeal War 5/25/2008
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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Death Watch

Skeletons skip, ghosts dance,
'Trick or treat! ' 'Trick or treat! '
floats through the night.

Hiding from the moon,
a stark form waits,
without death's grin.
without ghostly hood.

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