Yahoody
Joined: Aug 2021

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Yahoody   Junior Editor

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Submitted Poems 6 total

A Loaner Child (A father's bitter-sweet lament)

I’ll be standing proudly by
as I walk you down the aisle,
Regaled in white, a royal sight,
A Beauty bathed with Style

I raised you from a Babe- in-Arms
Expecting you were mine,
A gift from God, I stand here awed,
He had His own design,

I...

by George Walters

added by Yahoody
4 months ago

Voice from The Heart

Not seeing her for Thirty Years
Might make a Man Quite Shy,
Not knowing how she might respond
Yet not afraid to try.
Not being there for all those times
Might make me feel Apart,
Not being exactly what she needs
Yet yearning for her Heart.
...

by Lawrence Walters

added by Yahoody
5 months ago

My Wonderful Life

1941 Born Once,
'53 Born Again,
Father's Fatherless concern
Left hurting for love to yearn

'58, Mom Alone
1960, Leaving Home
Serving country was the plan,
Twenty-year Marine Corps Man.

Skydiving, party days,
Learning worldly Fun-filled...

by Lawrence Walters

added by Yahoody
6 months ago

A Fallen Rose

A fallen Rose, its petals stout,
Lay on the garden floor.
A victim of a summer storm
It seemed to be no more.
A grateful hand then picked it up
And trembling at the sight,
Gave comfort to the rose that day
And long into the night.
Tho’...

by Lawrence Walters

added by Yahoody
6 months ago

Reflections

1941 Born Once,
'53 Born Again,
Father's Fatherless concern
Left hurting for love to yearn

'58, Mom alone
1960, leaving home
Serving country was the plan,
Twenty year Marine Corps...

by Lawrence Walters

added by Yahoody
1 year ago

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It exposes the tragedy of war.

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I certainly disagree...Times have changed. The poems and poets must change also.

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Would it display my sense of vanity (or greed) if I hoped I would win the second time?

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