Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

THE STATE OF MAN ( 2018 ) 2018/09/18

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:45 am
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Morning shades of drab tans and gray

Are always getting in the way

Of peach and golds to shocking pinks

That welcome most as sunrise sinks.

Oh what I’d give at last to see

The rainbow this world used to be

Where all felt a great need to share

With those who chanced to visit there.

I’ve often wished that I might find

A fairy wand, the magic kind,

To do the job tales tell it can

And much improve the state of man !

 

JUST DREAMING ( 2018 ) 2018/09/17

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 1:11 am
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There was this time when I was young

That many words tripped off my tongue

And as those dreams filled up my mind

The future was what I would find.

I used to wish that I could be

Some nice young man’s true destiny

It ne’er did happen I must add

Perhaps that made me rather sad.

Now as the road is winding down

I keep on smiling, seldom frown

So that my life can be pure bliss

Those dreams I’ve seen end with a kiss!

 

ALL PRAISES SUNG ( 2018 ) 2018/08/07

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:10 am
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When we were young so long ago

Seems each one had places to go

Our world held opportunity

At least a million sights to see.

Before the young had dreams to share

Or found someone that truly cared

There was a path that each might take

Beside the promises they’d make.

In youth we’re prone to fool around

And fail to keep our feet aground

There’s always one more thing to do

Some song to sing or dragon slew

Rooftops to scale or mountains climbed

Oceans to cross with not much time

Hopes, schemes and plans, all praises sung

Tis sad gets wasted on the young !

 

 

 

I SEEK MY DESTINY ( 2018 ) 2018/04/05

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:30 am
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I feel so empty deep inside

Like I’ve been on a rocket ride

Perhaps to Venus or to Mars

Out there in space among the stars.

Quite like the stranger  I’ve become

To find myself grown cold and numb

Will someone help explain to me

Where shall I seek my destiny ?

 

 

 

 

LIFE’S DEBRIS ( 2018 ) 2018/02/03

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 1:58 am
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Tis true that I would like to know

Which way the busy winds do blow

And how steep will the waves all be

Crashing in the cold winter’s sea ?

Will the tide come rushing ashore

Just as the moon rises once more

To greet its eventide asea

Amidst life’s crisis and debris ?

 

LAST CHANCE ( 2018 ) 2018/02/01

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 2:08 am
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A little bird sat on the sill

He comes to visit me at will

I’m oh so glad that he stops by

He helps the lonely hours to fly

And sometimes when I’m extra sad

Reminds me of the joys I’ve had.

Once was when times were very young

And one by one our dreams were strung

Across the tethers of the heart

Love never got its break or start

Much like that little bird I see

Perhaps exists some chance for me !

 

 

INTERMISSION ( 2018 ) 2018/01/28

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:28 am
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I feel somehow a pending urge

As all my fears and passions merge

The path  to seek a higher road

Henceforth to carry life’s great load

And find a place where each may rest

Before attempting life’s contest !

 

 
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