Juan Olivarez

Silver Star - 3,980 Points (september 12 / nyssa oregon)

Home Is Where - Poem by Juan Olivarez

Home is where the heart is,
Iv'e often heard it said.
The place that in your heart you miss,
And leaving makes you sad.

My heart resides all over,
Though it has a constant home.
On Texas highways adorned in clover,
It never seems it's quite alone.

My heart resides in the Great Southwest,
On the Mojave's burning sands.
But to Galveston Isle it holds as fast,
Down where the Gulf joins with the land.

And home is in the south so deep,
Down close to Mexico.
Down there my heart can rest and sleep,
And always yearns to go.

7/8/13 Alton Texas


Comments about Home Is Where by Juan Olivarez

  • Heather Wilkins (7/27/2013 8:33:00 PM)


    nice poem about home. so true home is where the heart is, (Report) Reply

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  • (7/9/2013 3:06:00 AM)


    excellent rhymes to aptly express the homes you belong to! wonderful composition Juan. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (7/9/2013 2:52:00 AM)


    A great poem Juan, homeis indeed where the heart is. Very well penned. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 9, 2013


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