Willie Walker

Rookie (1941 / southern Alabama)

Willie Walker Poems

1. On Death 7/30/2014
2. Dark Canyons Of Lost Souls 2/17/2012
3. Grandpa 11/15/2013
4. The Chattahoochee River 2/17/2012
5. An Angel Came 2/17/2012
6. Remembering Childhood 2/16/2012
7. Night Terrors 2/17/2012
8. Night In A Negro Graveyard 3/18/2014
Best Poem of Willie Walker

Night In A Negro Graveyard

It is a dark and foreboding night.

The moon has run and hid its light

The pine trees stand shrouded in gloom.

Yellow-eyed owl forecasting his doom.

Gravestones lay broken, scattered about,

A good night for ghouls to wander out.

Deserted road snakes through the swamp

The earth lies moldy, soggy, and damp

A sound comes low, barely heard

It floats in the mist, Is it a word?

The owl goes quiet, cold with fear

It is the sound of death he can hear.

Words whispered I hear, “welcome home.”

My heart falters, ...

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