Archive for ‘William’

December 3, 2018

I Should Have

by William

I should have known

When you were late

Because in your eyes

I could see our fate

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November 4, 2018

Little Picture

by William

Little picture on the wall

Little picture one foot tall

Little picture please don’t fall

Cause you won’t bounce like a ball

 

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October 27, 2018

Moving On

by William

It was early on that day

I really didn’t want to stay

Packed my bags where they lay

Sunday morning, it’s time to pray

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October 21, 2018

Kindness

by William

Kindness doesn’t ask for much

A shake of the hand or just a touch

A smile on the lips

And a tear in the eye

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October 1, 2018

The Crying Machine

by William

Wish I had a crying machine

Could turn you on when things were lean

Would turn you off when things were good

When all the world be as it should

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August 13, 2018

Reactivation

by William

My eyes slowly opened

Blinded but now can see

My ears still slightly damaged

Deafened but now can hear

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August 15, 2017

Paradise Has Closed

by William

The doors are locked
The windows bolted
“No Entry” signs are scattered all about
Paradise has closed
Closed without a shout

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December 15, 2016

Where Have You Gone?

by William

Breathing slowly, waiting for the bells to chime

Deeply hidden in the tick-tock of time

I still wait for my Angel to appear

Gently holding her clock of despair

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December 8, 2016

Tear Drops Are Softly Falling

by William

In the corner of your eye

I see a tear beginning to form

It trickles down your cheek without a sound

And then it falls all the way to the ground

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November 20, 2016

Sitting At The Cafe

by William

I’m sitting at the cafe

Waiting to order a cup of coffee

Everybody seems to be rushing about

It must be getting close to Christmas

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October 8, 2016

Whispers

by William

These whispers follow me wherever I go

Whispers, as haunting as the winds that blow

I can hear them while on my early run

Whispering away into the morning sun

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July 27, 2016

Washing Machine Blues

by William

Take a spoon of Ray Charles

Mix a scoop of James Brown

Add a dash of Muddy Waters

And what have you got?

The washing machine blues

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July 24, 2016

Walk On By

by William

We met at high school; a lifetime ago

We fell in love but were taking it kind of slow

I often spent the night at your home

Your father was on duty those nights to ensure

That I slept on the couch and his daughter next door

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July 18, 2016

Isolation

by William

There is this guy called Joe

He visits me after dark

He slips through the bars, ever so slow

Just like a walk in the park

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July 14, 2016

Dead Man Walking

by William

This is a story about a man, not often told

A man who was so very bold

He died his death

Well after he took his final breath

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June 28, 2016

The Man In The Mirror

by William

The mirror

Reflects a man I do not know

The man that I am

Is definitely not that guy looking back at me

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June 26, 2016

Lean On Me

by William

Sometimes life doesn’t feel that good

It doesn’t feel as joyful as it should

But I’m sure you will agree

You can always lean on me

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June 19, 2016

Regret

by William

I went to the Sunday morning service today

I am not a highly religious man

But I like to go to the Sunday service

Whenever I can

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June 11, 2016

Just Another Christmas Story

by William

Dasher whispered “The fat guy’s not coming tonight, is he?”

Dancer danced a few steps and said

“Hey, we might get the night off”

Dasher looked into the night and then muttered

“Don’t think so”

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May 21, 2016

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

by William

Hear me roar so loud

Because I am so proud

I am the king

The king of the jungle

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May 16, 2016

Beware The Ides Of March

by William

He was warned

But he did not take heed

The soothsayer had whispered

“Beware the ides of March”

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May 11, 2016

Be Still My Heart

by William

Just the smell of her

Delights my senses

As she walks through the door

All I see is beauty personified

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May 8, 2016

Crying In The Rain

by William

No one sees him crying

Because he’s crying in the rain

No one knows he’s dying

But he’s dying with some pain

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April 17, 2016

Lost In The Jungle

by William

I look around at the trees

The jungle is overflowing

Long vines are stretching out

Desperately reaching for me

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April 15, 2016

The Hand

by William

I looked across the room

A hand smiled at me

I smiled back

The hand suddenly appeared next to me

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April 10, 2016

The Man At The Gate

by William

He’s the man at the gate

He always stands so straight

He doesn’t try to relate

He’s the man at the gate

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March 27, 2016

Here Today; Gone Tomorrow

by William

A laser is skirting over my head

Slowly chasing bits and pieces

Of my skull to make dead

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March 17, 2016

The Messenger 2

by William

I woke up in the morning, just before the alarm

So much to do, so little time to do it

God’s message should be spread

Easter is coming; so the death of Jesus must be read

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