Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

KEEP TRYING ( 2019 ) 2019/10/05

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To  live one’s  life in  humble ease

No  anger or  excitement,  please

Accepting  what  life  dishes  out

O’ermounting  any signs  of doubt

Keep  faith in all that  you  believe

And  do your best  to help  achieve

That  single  goal you’re  striving for,

To  knock  upon  the Saviour’s  door !

 

 

 

 

NO GUARANTEES ( 2019 ) 2019/09/06

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 5:56 am
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There  are no  guarantees in life

For mother,  child,  husband  or wife,

We all  have travelled  on life’s road

Unburdened  or with heavy load

There is no  crowd to cheer us on

No magic  words to lean upon

No tragic curse that  we’re aware

Or law that says  what must be fair.

We understand that on each path

There can be times of  doubt or wrath

Yet often  seems so  very sweet

When hope and joy  with love compete

I do not  know  the  why of it

And pray  most times that we shall fit !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHO STOLE THE WIND ( 2019 ) 2019/03/11

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:54 am
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My dearest boy I miss you so

How sad was I,  you chose to go

Of all those dreams that you did spin

When did your fear of truth begin ?

Your spirits rose with every thought

How could your inner self get caught

With real foresight that you possessed

What was it cost you your success ?

Who was it told you all would fail

And stole the wind from out your sail ?

 

 

NOT WITH FEAR ( 2019 ) 2019/01/31

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:31 am
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Now I have lived so many years

Years filled with hope and thick with tears

Times when I thought that I was done

And others that were full of fun.

I’ve known the wars and tragedy

And lost those who were dear to me

I left my heart on foreign shore

For those that I shall see no more.

Sometimes  I’ve wondered how I could

Because my heart’s not made of wood

My thanks to God, I’ve come this far

I’m battle weary but unscarred.

I sense that I’ve withstood the test

And hope I’ve given all my best

The end for sure draws ever near

I face my God but not with fear !

 

AMEN.

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL CROSS ( 2018 ) 2018/12/30

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 5:54 am
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Lord, how much longer must we wait

To meet our Maker, seal our faith

What vision is it we need see,

Embrace our hearts and set us free ?

What battle more than we shall dare

Or journey far that all may share,

Where in the end of win or loss

Each faces his own special cross !

 

 

 

 

TO VICTORY ( 2018 ) 2018/05/30

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 9:34 am
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We’ve seen the shadows on the wall

Heard echoes of the clarion’s call

The battle signals rang out clear

To fall at last on hollowed ear.

There’s no mistake upon the ground

Or impact of each magic sound

While trumpets blow and blare away

This message for the latter days

A change is coming, wait and see

To wing the way to victory !

 

 

 

A BIT OF SUN ( 2018 ) 2018/03/13

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:11 am
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Oh can you hear the constant sound

Of weather rageing all around

We’re in the middle of a storm

That’s taken such an ugly form.

I’m glad that I am not outside

The wind might take me for a ride

Although perhaps that could be fun

If only we’d a bit of sun !

 

 

 
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