R. G. Bell

Rookie - 171 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. Permission 12/6/2009
18. Preference 5/2/2013
19. October 1/8/2011
20. Elizabeth 6/2/2010
21. Great-Grandmother's Frying Pan 12/6/2009
22. Self Portrait 1/31/2010
23. Chester 2/24/2012
24. The Duck 12/6/2009
25. Cornerstone 3/23/2012
26. 3: 21 Am 3/24/2015
27. 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 ...

Read the full of Home

Permission

Permission

Though I may cast a picture-cloud
And bend it to my mind,
You’ll see it differently endowed,
(Or one of us is blind) .

Please view it as you think it fair,
Your vision claim, defend.
There may, I’ll grant, be some things there
I never did intend.


R. G. Bell 2009

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