“Poems About Life, Love, and Everything in Between” is a poetry collection that provides a glimpse into the heart, mind and soul, of its author. It is a heartwarming read, written with love and respect for others. Some poems were written in times of sorrow, other poems were written in times of joyous celebration. Life if like that.

                                                                           Sample Poems



I have traveled many years long.

I call it the journey of life.

To go out amidst the throng,

and meet what e’er the strife.

In these years I’ve completed

a plane, which I view with delight.

Then I found myself seated,

taking on life’s great flight.

When I heard the motor starting,

I settled in my seat to rest.

Then, with a feeling of imparting,

I remembered the things I love best.

Now my plane will be safe, I feel sure,

for I built it with care untold;

I know it is made to endure,

he weather, both stormy and cold.

And though the skies are unknown,

through which I still must test.

I hope to travel my way alone,

and reach life’s airport ”Success.”

* * * *



I turned a page today,

in my book of life, so dear.

Memories of my happy day,

to my heart there was some fear.

But I ponder at the parting,

from my friends and family, I adore.

For I know there are no friendships,

like these which I have stored.

Now I hesitate a moment,

wondering which way to turn.

Shall I be content to linger,

or be willing to work and learn?

I know the way will not be easy,

by which many go.

But the guidance of my mother,

has fitted me to fight the foe.

I turn another page;

my goal is to reach greater heights.

To be striving and toiling over.

To do that which is right.

I may never be famous,

after life’s battle is won.

But let me be content,

if my work is judged, well done.

* * * *

This collection of personal poems is available at http://outskirtspress.com/bookstore/1478734760.html.

These poems were inspired by my love for nature, God, veterans, family and friendships. This book is a heartwarming read written with love and respect for others.


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