Shelley L Baxter Poems

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*** A Portrait Of Erica...

Her black hair pulled back loosely,
flowing like a long shiny crimped mane,
with a few strands all about her withdrawn face.
My God, please take care of this teenager...

((One)) What Do I Say To You?

Lord, I don't know
what to say...
what to do...
or what to pray.

** ** **** Summer Breeze Makes Me Feel Fine.

Rolling blades of grass play in the meadows green,
as bird songs whisper my name in the trees...
the breeze circles me enfolding me in its tune,
a serenade that happens on beautiful days in June.

Master Plan

October 2005

When life is no fun,
when the pain follows you,

********i Would Take A Day Like That...

Have you seen a weeping willow
whose leaves are still, quiet and at peace?
A palm along a lonely shore
that moves not...there's no breeze.

** Seasons Change.

On a lazy Sunday afternoon,
the sun shone so brightly...
appearing like a large blazing
iridescent quarter.

** 1 Thank You For Sharing...

First, i wish to Thank you
for sharing your heart
and a small part of yourself,
your secrets and pain

*** **** ***** Let Me Love U.....

Let me Love you as the night loves the stars
that illuminate way off in a distance on dark nights.
Let me Love you with my thoughts as I wake on a cloud
from a quiet lonely sleep perfumed with times spent

((Three)) Starting Anew.

Lord, Can you lift up the fog while I pray to you?
For there is so many things I wish to say to you.

I am lost and I need you to come to Your knees,

*****8 Please Understand.

' I Regret the words I said to you,
the way I acted has made me blue.
When you saw me out that day
know I looked different-

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