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Heart of a Poet



From the deepest abyss
The core of my aging heart
What needs to be read
A lyrical part

Reading poetry
Is not for everyone
Out of a group of ten
Maybe only one

But writing poetic words
Some find to be bliss
Much as do I
While writing such as this

When the passion runs deep
Words will flow like a river
As the inner voice speaks
The heart will deliver

And when a lovely lady
Pulls upon my heart
My lyrical wheels
Rolling along they start

And before long
I can’t help but show it
Love for a special lady
Heart of a poet

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Guess you could say I'm a self taught poet. I started writing poetry as a means of dealing with the emotions of finding my Birthmother's obituary and grave site after searching for 10 years. I continued writing and over the course of the last 20 years I've become comfortable in how I write. You'll notice I tend to write a lot about nostalgia and old memories. Hey, when you round the corner of 60 years, you start thinking a lot about the past and where you've been. One of my subjects I write about is love, but I try to write of other things too. I've lived on the south shore of Massachusetts for all of my 64 years. But I love all of New England. Aside from writing poetry, I also love photography and have quite a collection of old antique cameras. Baseball, football, muscle cars and car shows are also some of my interests. Not too crazy about Winter. Spring & Summer are my favorite seasons. more…

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