R. G. Bell

Rookie - 216 Points (6/15/52)

R. G. Bell Poems

1. Sam's God 12/6/2009
2. To Kathy Kent 12/6/2009
3. The Bungee Jumpers 12/6/2009
4. The Leaving 12/6/2009
5. The Seventh Day 5/5/2010
6. As Rome Burns 10/17/2010
7. Coniferous And Deciduous 11/13/2010
8. Nights Come To A Pennsylvania Field 11/20/2010
9. A Romantic (Translated) 1/26/2012
10. The Widow 2/16/2012
11. Old Guard 2/20/2012
12. Live Oaks 4/6/2012
13. Lockhartites 4/13/2012
14. Merry-Go-Round 4/27/2012
15. The Pinecone Oak 5/12/2012
16. Night Night 10/27/2016
17. Chew On This 5/29/2018
18. Preference 5/2/2013
19. Permission 12/6/2009
20. October 1/8/2011
21. Elizabeth 6/2/2010
22. Great-Grandmother's Frying Pan 12/6/2009
23. Self Portrait 1/31/2010
24. Chester 2/24/2012
25. The Duck 12/6/2009
26. Cornerstone 3/23/2012
27. 3: 21 Am 3/24/2015
28. Home 1/4/2013

Comments about R. G. Bell

  • Smoky Hoss (7/17/2012 6:17:00 PM)

    Mr. Bell is a poet that surely feels life moving, sees the currents of something great flowing all about us. Put simply, I absolutely love his poetry. It is so good, so real. I can only hope for much more to show up here on poemhunter.

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Best Poem of R. G. Bell

Home

Home lies that way, somewhere, through the fog,
Down a road I did not ask to be set upon
And most of whose forks were chosen for me
By others no less road-bound than I,
Who find their journey no more worthwhile.

I carry too much baggage, but search for more,
Wish for great tasks while failing small ones,
Pass many milestones, but make no progress.

How long it is to home I only guess.
I have not gone this way before and would not
Know it without the fog. I hope it isn't far,
But somehow begin to fear it is.

Still, distractions let me forget ...

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The Bungee Jumpers

The Bungee Jumpers

I’ll try here to explain
And tell it to you plain,
How their deliberate flings
Can be three different things,
Depending on the view.
(You say you see just two?)

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