Poem of the Week: In A Matter of Hours, In Matter of One Day

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

Twinkle in Your Smile

You raise us up in the air Our laughter gives us joy Your smile widens Our happiness brightens The first time we see The twinkle in your eye   Your visits overflow with our accomplishments We sing We draw Piano keys are graced with our fingers Your joy rises and brings A twinkle in yourContinue reading “Twinkle in Your Smile”

Poem of the Week: Peace of It All

And we end National Poetry Month with a poem I written recently. Hope you enjoy and thanks for reading the Poems of the Week! Through the countryside The rolling hills The brisk wind The dewy smell English nature beckons a call Books pile high Cup of tea by my side I lay down on theContinue reading “Poem of the Week: Peace of It All”

March On

  Our voices were heard Our purpose was fought Pitchforks clenched in our hands Taking a large stab at injustice along the way   The Mall usually paved red, white and blue Pink looks good on the city streets The big Palace stands strong and defiant one day Quivers at out feet the very nextContinue reading “March On”

Poem: Force To Be Reckoned

Our voice was heard Our rights were won One day at a time We fought for what was right But one simple check of a box Set our stride back years The vote belittle us Ignorant men humor Pride wins over equality They think they won Power at their grasp But once given can beContinue reading “Poem: Force To Be Reckoned”