Walterrean Salley

Gold Star - 13,852 Points (Savannah, Ga)

Walterrean Salley Poems

201. A Somber August Day 8/23/2011
202. Haiku: Flowers 8/23/2011
203. For Walter Reed's Former Days 8/23/2011
204. Haiku: Flood 8/23/2011
205. Memories 8/23/2011
206. Haiku: Night 8/23/2011
207. Haiku: Purple 8/23/2011
208. A Song Of The Soul 9/4/2011
209. Hold To Your Faith 9/4/2011
210. Happy Retiring 9/4/2011
211. A Sonnet For A Delightful Read 9/4/2011
212. Mr. Sun 9/4/2011
213. Shadow And Sunbeam 9/4/2011
214. Love 9/4/2011
215. Cartoons 9/4/2011
216. A Song For Labor Day 9/4/2011
217. Grandma Hattie Mae 9/9/2011
218. Granny's Front Yard 9/9/2011
219. Central Junction (A Limerick) 9/9/2011
220. Knowledge (A Cinquain) 9/9/2011
221. Life Is A Sacred Pilgrimage (Prose) 9/9/2011
222. For September 11 9/11/2011
223. Haiku: Day 9/11/2011
224. Haiku: Darkness 9/11/2011
225. Haiku: Dawn 9/11/2011
226. Downtown With Momma 9/11/2011
227. Father Hornbill (A Cinquain) 9/9/2011
228. Haiku: Twilight 9/11/2011
229. Art Underrated 9/11/2011
230. Cinquain: Japanese Red Maple 9/11/2011
231. Maple Leaf 9/11/2011
232. Innocence Suffers 9/11/2011
233. Compassion Neglected 9/11/2011
234. Poured… Poring 9/11/2011
235. Cost Of Living 9/11/2011
236. Haiku: Flowers 9/11/2011
237. Haiku: Clouds 9/11/2011
238. A Sonnet For The Miners 9/11/2011
239. Handling Fame 9/11/2011
240. Negativity 9/11/2011

Comments about Walterrean Salley

  • Mafia Evans (11/18/2012 4:32:00 AM)

    I love your works. You are a very gifted poet whose poems are inspirational and motivational. Sometimes, I read them when I feel down, and they really lift my spirits. Did you know that your poems appear on many different websites? And what a blessing they are. Well, God Bless and do keep writing. Many best wishes to you. Regards… M.E.
    -Mafia Evans (from Facebook)

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  • Mafia Evans (11/18/2012 4:29:00 AM)

    I love your works. You are a very gifted poet whose poems are inspirational and motivational. Sometimes, I read them when I feel down, and they really lift my spirits. Did you know that your poems appear on many different websites? And what a blessing they are. Well, God Bless and do keep writing. Many best wishes to you. Regards… M.E.

    -Mafia Evans (from Facebook)

  • The Reader The Reader (9/12/2012 1:59:00 AM)

    Salley's poems are simple & effective...
    wordsworth's theory of poetic diction is still followed, as poetry is the word of every heart, so it should be within the reach of even a lay man.Biology and God stays with me as my favorite...
    the reader -

  • Lawrence H Lawrence H (3/20/2012 2:08:00 AM)

    Walterrean, you are excellent poet and prolific writer. I appreciate and like to read some of your poems.

  • Sarah Dunbar (2/18/2012 3:55:00 AM)

    Your poems delve into every facet of life—to show its depth, breadth and height. They offer everything from inspiration to comfort. And from enlightenment to intrigue. And also humor. Been reading your works for years and it only gets better. Looking forward to more. Godspeed.

  • Walterrean Salley (2/18/2012 3:43:00 AM)

    From : Samantha Drummond (United States ;)
    To : Walterrean Salley
    Date Time: 4/15/2011 4: 11: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00)
    Subject : Hey!

    I've been reading your posts and you're a great writer! !

  • Anie Vans (1/27/2012 3:27:00 AM)

    Great work. Very gifted. You're quite an asset to the poetic community.

  • Nivedita Dutta (8/1/2011 9:12:00 AM)

    Your poems are small but carry great meaning........keep it up

Best Poem of Walterrean Salley

Be Good To Yourself

Be good to yourself—
You deserve it.

Take care of yourself
While you're here.
No one else can do it
Better than you.

Hold yourself up.
Don't be your worst enemy.
Nor a 'self hater, '
Like some love to do.

Live and enjoy life.
Look in the mirror and smile.
Believe that good things
Will happen for you.

Be grateful that you were
A candidate for life.
And let such gratitude
Show.

Make the best choices for yourself.
Exercise. Rest.
And eat properly.
For on such things the body thrives.

Love yourself, ...

Read the full of Be Good To Yourself

Wasn't He There?

Was there ever a time
(Night or day) ,
When God wasn't there
To make a way?

In sickness and sorrow-
All trials to bear-
Even in loneliness,
Wasn't He there?

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