Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 14,439 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

A Brief Pause On Earth - Poem by Smoky Hoss

The sun sets
In reflected glances,
The wind purr's
In delicate dances-
The stars align
Causing a brief pause in time,
Rendering a bright light
To move and shine-

Here, he dreamed
His little dream,
Never self-knowing for certain
Then, what it did mean-
For far too soon
The-End came and caught him,
Taking him back
To where angels fly
Dance and sing-
His light briefly upon earth
So brightly shone,
Where even time paused, just to gaze...
As by us all he flew, on his way Home-

No, he's not dead...
Just gone on singing,
Far, far ahead.


(see ya on the other side Townes.)


Comments about A Brief Pause On Earth by Smoky Hoss

  • Noreen Carden (10/17/2013 4:11:00 AM)

    Hello Smokey a beautiful poem and a tribute for Townes well written i love the last verse (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (6/25/2013 9:51:00 PM)

    our stay here is simply a brief pause in time. lovely write (Report)Reply

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  • Mark Walters (8/14/2012 7:59:00 PM)

    Nice poem smoky. I like the similitude of Christ. Thanks.

    Mark Walters
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  • (7/9/2012 1:17:00 PM)

    Who knows for sure-perhaps this is just a stopover.You handled a delicate subject with grace and
    dignity
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  • (2/27/2012 12:28:00 PM)

    This blew me away, and the final lines cinched it. So lovely and dreamy..I like it much. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/27/2011 9:31:00 AM)

    The last three lines make a fine short poem just by themselves! - I like the ideas you are sharing with us here. (Report)Reply

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  • Vipins Puthooran (9/29/2011 11:10:00 AM)

    One of the fine poems is this, , , really enjoyed your poem...let's hope to meet at the other shore.. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/28/2011 7:50:00 AM)

    Now this is poetry Smoky. I enjoy reading this one a lot. You certainly demonstrate the power and the depth inside that poet heart of yours with this
    beauty. I must get over here far more often.... You are on my favorites list for sure.

    Jim Troy
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  • (9/26/2011 7:07:00 PM)

    amen brother... he waits for you on the other shore! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 24, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, September 25, 2011


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