Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

GOD’S CHARITY ( 2018 ) 2018/09/20

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What quiet signals do we send

When we’ve moved so close to the end

What simple gestures do we make

When our whole system’s doomed to break ?

The moment’s here and on its own

Wherein the final action’s known

And as the fateful hour appears

A darkness falls among our peers.

Soon angel wings waft some away

To seek a dawn that’s gone astray

Forgive us Lord for all the sin

And help us save most left within

How fortunate that each may be

Depending on God’s charity !

 

“MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE UNTO THE LORD”

PSALM/ 66:1 / 88:1 / 95:1-2 / 98:4-6 / 100:1-5 / 149:3 / et al.

 

 

ECHOES OF ETERNITY ( 2018 ) 2018/05/31

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It little matters what we say

Moment to moment, day to day

Our time is come, we can’t forget

As one by one, our hearts regret.

The past we’ve known, that it may be

Sweet echoes of eternity,

As sad farewell must turn away

Our hope that begs a new today !

 

 

NO LAST WORDS ( 2018 ) 2018/05/03

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At times I sense a whistle

As it rides upon the wind

There silent as the thistle

While it begs, “please let me in”.

When the moment seems to die

And the quiet does not bend

All the world whispers “goodbye”

And each friendship must now end !

 

JUST MELT AWAY ( 2017 ) 2017/10/29

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 6:58 am
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The day grows short as twilight nears

Increasing all impending fears

The darkness moves in closer now

Casting its shadow cross the brow

Welcome to night time one and all

We’re making ready for the call

That detours each along the way

Before our lives just melt away !

 

 

ELEGY FOR DENO ( 2017 ) 2017/10/08

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I hear the echoes through the trees

Life’s shadows move with each new breeze

Old voices carry loud and clear

And fall upon the listening ear.

The book has closed the story ends

And bids farewell to all our friends

To leave one nothing more to say

Ere we are forced to look away.

But let us go in peace and calm

Believing one must do no harm

Remembering those days of yore

And all of paradise before !

 

 

OUR HEREDITY ( 2017 ) 2017/08/27

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:26 am
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What is it that we all should learn

When each of us must face our turn,

This world rotates with all about

We’re none excused nor few left out

For who’ll arrive at that sad space

Where in the end all take their place

To meet their Maker, brash or mild

As we’re nought  but our Father’s child ?

 

 

THE FOOLISHNESS OF MEN ( 2017 ) 2017/03/13

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:57 am
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I try so hard to comprehend

Why all our dreams are at their end

Or why our future is unclear,

The minds of most too full of fear ?

I thought we’d learned how to behave

To play the hero not the knave,

Accept the truth with open heart

And to define its nobler part.

We look into the mirror blind

What type of image will one find

Does no one see themselves for real

How can this nation ever heal ?

Oh Lord, dear Lord, what have we done

What madness is this we’ve begun ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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