Rick Elpers

Rookie (12-24-54)

Rick Elpers Poems

1. Why Do I Suffer You Still 5/29/2012
2. The Desert Of Misery 5/29/2012
3. The One Decision 5/30/2012
4. Progress Toward Nothing 5/31/2012
5. Fear Of Nothing 5/31/2012
6. Pondering A Possibility 5/31/2012
7. What Choice Do I Have 5/31/2012
8. New Hope? 6/1/2012
9. The First Hope On My Way Back 6/4/2012
10. 'Regretful Aspiration' 6/4/2012
11. Can You Help Me 6/5/2012
12. Missing You 6/6/2012
13. What Am I Giving Up 6/13/2012
14. To Be A Fool 6/18/2012
15. Ah, Freedom 6/21/2012
16. It Is So Sad 6/21/2012
17. The Daily Epitaph 6/21/2012
18. Near The End 3/19/2012
19. Saturday Morning Blue 3/19/2012
20. Time In Between 4/5/2012
21. Tree Of Life 4/5/2012
22. Goodbye No.2 4/6/2012
23. Vanished Hope 4/6/2012
24. One Lonely Night 4/13/2012
25. Leaving Again My Heart 4/15/2012
26. Second Death 5/27/2012
27. Just Another Sunday 5/27/2012
28. Am I Wrong? 6/23/2012
29. The Third Encore 6/24/2012
30. 8: 00a.M. 6/24/2012
31. On My Way 6/26/2012
32. Makin' Guacamole 6/27/2012
33. A New Way 6/30/2012
34. Early Morning Thought 7/1/2012
35. Our Last Encounter 7/2/2012
36. Tuesday Night 7/3/2012
37. Weary Traveler 7/3/2012
38. 7: 00 A.M. 7/3/2012
39. Cruel Irony Of Love 7/3/2012
40. Past Revelry 7/3/2012

Comments about Rick Elpers

  • Tiffany Baldwin Tiffany Baldwin (12/15/2012 10:30:00 AM)

    Your words are amazing and your vocabulary is ever going. I love the passion in your words and I feel the emotion behind it. I will continue to read, learn from, and support your love of poetry.

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  • Poetheart Morgan Poetheart Morgan (9/3/2012 11:15:00 PM)

    Eu reconheço um certo som doce, macio, redondo que sempre permeia os seus poemas. Como uma música romântica italiana cantada e nítida. Um certo amargor sometimes, well subtil. Sorry but i don't get put it in english i simple don't know how translate that! ! ! Beautiful Poet! ! !

  • Shelley Jones (7/18/2012 2:23:00 AM)

    I like reading your poems, great atmosphere and truth. Thank you

Best Poem of Rick Elpers

While She Slept

Coyotes yelping in the distance
Crickets chorusing in the yard
Silent is the air, stilled by
The warm summer evening
Listening to this out of the
 Open window
At rest hoping to sleep
And dream of our conversation 
To envelope us completely 
Like smoke rising from ashes 
Of the past where all that was
Burned up is useless
Leaving only the virtue of love
To whisp around circling our bodies
Drawing closer mingling flesh 
With emotion seen expressing
Both realities the ethereal and
The physical
Only to be awakened by the cat
Startling me to...

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Near The End

The emotional heart suffers
greatly while the physical heart
 continues to force life 
in a broken man
yearning for relief
maybe even death
God help me or take me
either will do
To be given a new life

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