Rick Elpers

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Rick Elpers Poems

121. Saturday Night 8/5/2012
122. Day Light Comes 8/5/2012
123. Loves Albatross 8/6/2012
124. An Angel Was Sent To Me 8/6/2012
125. On Second Thought 7/13/2012
126. A Call At Midnight 8/7/2012
127. Space Shuttles Last Flight 9/21/2012
128. From Movement Afar 9/22/2012
129. A Sodden Thought 9/24/2012
130. Faith Continues 9/24/2012
131. One Bad Night 10/5/2012
132. Too Much Today 10/6/2012
133. Lost Sight 10/7/2012
134. Kisa 10/7/2012
135. Good Bye'M.M.' 10/10/2012
136. Hey You Got To Hide Your Love Away 10/10/2012
137. Waiting For An Answer 10/10/2012
138. Circular Despondency 10/14/2012
139. A New Death A.K.A. She's Gone 10/27/2012
140. For? 10/28/2012
141. What Have I Done? 10/28/2012
142. If Maybe, So At Least 10/29/2012
143. This Side Of Faith 10/29/2012
144. Wanted 10/29/2012
145. Haiku Four 11/5/2012
146. Morning Revelry 11/6/2012
147. Evening Revelry 11/6/2012
148. Tarantula 11/6/2012
149. Behind The Stone 11/6/2012
150. Haiku Two 11/5/2012
151. A Different View 11/7/2012
152. Who's There 11/15/2012
153. Grateful Blessing 11/18/2012
154. Merciless Defeat 11/20/2012
155. Le Cheval 11/22/2012
156. Taken Angelic 11/22/2012
157. Beyond Thanks 11/22/2012
158. Creative Death... 12/13/2012
159. A Bad Day In Connecticut 12/14/2012
160. Relations Apparent 12/18/2012

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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Goodbye No.2

If I die tonight 
Would it really matter
For perhaps a time
A week maybe three
Then the future will become
The past
Only a memory will exist
Nothing eventually 
Takes over the dust of a wasted life
Remembering no one 
Passing by eternity
Without a trace

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