Category Archives: Couplets

Did You Ever

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Did you ever walk in sunshine, following a rain Did you ever hold a loved one when you knew they were in pain Did you ever smile at someone just because you could Did you…

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Nonsense

What you think you thought I said Was something else I said instead You said you know what you had heard Before I even said a word I suspect that you were misled My thoughts I think were just misread … Continue reading

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Choices

How many times have I looked back on something that took place And asked myself what if I could go back and time erase If I could visit it again and have another chance To recall that which I had … Continue reading

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Discovery

Living life in solitude, hiding in the dark Cloistered in my minds cocoon, fearful to embark Shying from reality, my world was make believe I could not get beyond myself, to fantasy I cleaved That is when you found me … Continue reading

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Nightmare or Dream

Is it real, or is it not She stands anchored on the spot At first excited, then afraid By this place where she has strayed Standing in a field of wheat A dusty trail beneath her feet Fighting back a … Continue reading

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Tinkle of the Bell

It is the Christmas season, there is no time to stop There aren’t that many more days that we have left to shop To make sure we have presents for those we love so well Unlike those that are now … Continue reading

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Christmas Trilogy Part III

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part III Ruckus The man with a puzzled look Turned and then a few steps took Until in front of Hoot he stood And with all the control he could Said “Hoot, I know I’m … Continue reading

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Christmas Trilogy Part II

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part II Toothpick From the brush there came a rustle And the bunny with a hustle Hopped to Hoot and quickly said I found him but I ran ahead Tell your friend, do not dismay … Continue reading

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Christmas Trilogy Part I

For several years at Christmas, my wife’s aunt and I would pick a joke gift for each other and write a poem about it. One year, I found a set of three hand puppets, an owl, a beaver, and a … Continue reading

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The Old Mill

The pristine stream through fertile lands Spills oer the sluice where the old mill stands The tides of time upon it fall With feet of stone and weathered wall Where once the mighty water wheel Powered the stone that ground … Continue reading

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