Bronze
DJGillert

Members »

DJGillert
  Bronze Member

I see the world through the lens of time.

  January 2022     4 months ago

Submitted Poems 12 total

On Veteran's Day

They hail our service
On Veteran’s Day.
For what we did
Along the way.
Then, they could all
Go out to play
And honor us on Veteran’s Day.

We take our bows
On Veteran’s Day.
As parades are held
And many pray.
But it’s okay to go out...

by Douglas Gillert

 91 Views
added 2 years ago
Rating
Within the Sheltered Gloom

Within the Sheltered Gloom

Darkness near the edge of dawn,
Stumbling `cross the dew-damp lawn
I cannot sleep, I only yawn
I think I’m going to have to pawn
My...

by Douglas J. Gillert

 130 Views
added 2 years ago
Rating
Saturday, In the Park


Saturday, in the park,
Let’s go out there

  on a lark
To see what we can find
To pass away the time
When it’s winter

  and the sun is out
And the day seems more

  like spring.
Will we meet...

by Douglas Gillert

 41 Views
added 7 months ago
Rating
Mating Ritual

She walks in sunlight
That fades her midnight gleam.
She observes the jagged skyline
From the soft edge of loneliness.

In the darkness, he felt her heart,
Beating in rhythm with the drums
And the trembling bass.
She doesn’t feel the...

by Douglas Gillert

 1 View
added 11 months ago
Rating
If Old Eyes Could Clearly See

If my eyes could see as clearly
As others see me looking,
They would see a thousand miles.
They would see years
And tears and swallowed fears
And as intently as I listen,
They would see what I hear
And hear what I see.

If my feet could...

by Douglas J. Gillert

 56 Views
added 1 year ago
Rating

... and 7 more »

Favorite Poets 2 total

Voted Poems 0 total

There are currently no voted poems

Collection 0 total

The collection is currently empty

Latest Comments: 1 total

Poetry.com
Instantly recognizable lament/tribute to the fallen poet, the dark knight of rock and roll, the LA icon, the one who would go through the Doors ahead of us all.

1 year ago

View

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited poems collection on the web!

July 2024

Poetry Contest

Join our monthly contest for an opportunity to win cash prizes and attain global acclaim for your talent.
13
days
12
hours
29
minutes

Special Program

Earn Rewards!

Unlock exciting rewards such as a free mug and free contest pass by commenting on fellow members' poems today!

Browse Poetry.com

Quiz

Are you a poetry master?

»
"I celebrate myself, and sing myself."
A Countee Cullen
B Billy Collins
C Walt Whitman
D William Wordsworth