Robert J. Bartlett
Robert J. Bartlett Poems
|1.||A Christmas Love Story - 1978||9/17/2011|
|2.||One Cotton Nightgown - Winter Version - Christmas 1987||9/17/2011|
|3.||Valentine To Vivian - 1973||9/17/2011|
|4.||A Little Ring - By Frederick L. O'neill||10/5/2011|
|5.||On Parental Love||7/8/2012|
|6.||Ode To A Miserable Day - July 5,1984||5/24/2014|
|7.||In Gratitude To Father Henry Donoghue - Fifty Years A Priest - May 10, 2014||9/13/2014|
|8.||Selected Wedding Thoughts For Robbie And Avra - May 17,2014||1/16/2016|
|9.||To Write A Poem||1/16/2016|
|10.||Graduation Toast To Philip P. & John J. Bartlett - Given May 22,1988||1/16/2016|
|11.||Tis A Pity Of A Ditty||5/21/2017|
|12.||No Poem Shall There Be||11/6/2017|
|13.||Just A Simple Chair||1/15/2011|
|15.||On Spelling 'worcester'||8/2/2011|
|16.||Ring Presentation Poem: Sequel Inspired By Shel Silverstein's Poem 'one Inch Tall'||8/2/2011|
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Ring Presentation Poem: Sequel Inspired By Shel Silverstein's Poem 'one Inch Tall'
Donna, my dear, it should be quite clear
To anyone who has watched you trot
An inchworm you, indeed are not.
For despite your sensitivity,
If such were your proclivity,
Crawling would be your main activity!
Holding a job; pursuing your career;
Raising your family; keeping the Faith;
Studying intently; chasing a dream.
These are things we observed you doing.
Such activities are marks of devotion;
Never would they be possible, if you were but an inch worm!
After consultation with my spouse from not so long ago,
It has jointly ...
To Write A Poem
To write a poem is the task to which I'm set;
To write a poem says I, but I don't think I'll bet,
Upon the essence, or variety, or the choice of words I've used.
Since I've never written one before, I'm hoping you're amused.
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This is the first poem I ever wrote. The exact date wasn't documented, but it was probably circa 1952 or 1953.