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Amateur song lyric writer branching out now into poetry.

  May 2022     1 day ago

Submitted Poems 14 total

Blue Horizons

I had dreams of blue horizons
So I wandered far and wide
Climbing mountains, crossing oceans
Pushing all my doubts aside

In the sunlight, in the moonlight
I could hear a constant call
In the chambers where my heart beats
Walls of fear began...

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Beneath the Maple Tree

When I was growing up
I had a dog named Max
He loved to lick my face
And follow in my tracks

One day he chased a squirrel
That ran across the road
A truck came driving by
And never even slowed

Max ended up so maimed
We set his spirit...

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Never

I never loved how snow
Makes the landscape more pristine
Or how flowers burst in colors
Amid a meadow’s green
I never loved to see
Lightning split the sky in two
And I never, never, never
Loved you

I never loved a quiet dinner
Wine and...

by Doug Haberman

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Alive on This Earth

White rain falls into the river
Which tumbles fast and free
Over rocks then over the cliffs
Into the gathering sea
I stand high upon a clifftop
And gaze at sea and skies
And smile as I take in
All this beauty with my eyes

The wind through...

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Take Me Back

Where are the float-on-air days
The ones I don’t want to forget
When we danced to the magical feeling
The bright sun just might never set?

Take me back

Where are the long ago times
Our evening embrace was so tight
And we shared what each...

by Doug Haberman

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Thank you for your beautiful comments!

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A beautiful anthem to resilience.

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Thank you very much!

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It's comforting to think of a final resting place that is somewhere we love! Thanks for your kind words.

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What a wonderful comment! I appreciate it a lot!

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Thank you, sir!

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Thank you so much!

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Stunningly evocative tribute, heartfelt and full of excellent imagery.

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Beautiful and heartfelt and so full of love.

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The last line is devastatingly good. I admire a writer who can dream up a scenario like this then slay with the final words.

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Congratulations! Wonderful poem!

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Ha ha. Thanks, but Blue Horizons is my first time in the top three after many contest submissions. I don't have a magic formula!

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Thanks so much, Adam!

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