Terry O'Leary Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1.
The Stone

The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won't believe, but some just might
.........most won't believe, but some just might
...

2.
Silent City

Ill-fated crowds neath unchained clouds: the Silent City braved
against a sudden flashing flood, unleashing lashing waves,
which stripped its stony structures, blown with neutron bursts that laved.
...

3.
An Eye For An Eye

There once was a couple of cats

Who fought a continuous spat.
...

4.
Battered Shells

Standing lonely in a crowd
Feelings severed, screaming loud;
Heart rejected, growing cold
Trusting ways begin to fold
...

5.
Alone Again

Cold rains wet and weary... seeping through the sky,
Spectres pass ’long side me... bent, with collars high,
My visions are invisible and no one sees me cry.
...

6.
Captive Bird - 12 Bars 12 Dreams

12 BARS

Twelve brazen bars, one frozen lock!
Confined, sublime, an ancient Roc
...

7.
At Heaven's Gate

THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went with shoulders bent (the storms around me howled)
...

8.
Buried In The Sand

A beggar clump adorns a dump, his pencil box in hand -
With sightless eyes upon the skies he's lying there unmanned.

He's fallen down in Shantytown, his knees too weak to stand,
...

9.
One Way Ships

Flings and wings and rings rejected…
Cupid's arrows fly deflected…
"It clearly is too late" she signed, "to love, adore or pay me mind"
...

10.
Now And Then And Now Again...

1
Though still within our infancy,
we strive to thrive, but woefully
we flash and flaunt our 'primacy',
...

Close
Error Success