Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

WHO’S NEXT ? ( 2017 ) 2017/04/21

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 10:44 am
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Slowly, slowly, as years unwind

What kind of future shall we find,

Where are the endless ways we’ve lost

And who is left to count the cost

Oh foolish ones of no context

Please tell us what will be the next !

 

 

LOSE OUR GOAL ( 2017 ) 2017/04/07

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:48 am
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We are a people born to be free

To cherish peace and sweet liberty

Since we  began in seventy-six,

As we fought and died and took our licks

More than two hundred years in the past

A long time now in this world so vast.

We’ve stuck it out and held on so tight

Through coldest days and in darkest night

We’ve fought off each villain we have met

And what this cost we shall not forget

But now the fight’s for our heart and soul

We cannot afford to lose our goal !

 

WIN, LOSE OR BREAK ( 2017 ) 2017/03/01

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 2:13 am
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I can’t imagine what to think

The world we knew is on the brink

The powers that be are paralyzed

Too many here are traumatized.

We’re in a bind and can’t get out

No matter how we rale or shout

So sad that time’s not on our side

When we have issues to decide.

Let’s run our goals on super fast

And pray that God will help it last

We need peace now, make no mistake

Whate’er we do, win, lose or break !

 

 

 

2016 ( 2017 ) 2017/01/01

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:30 am
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As this old year draws slowly to its close

Unlike the phoenix which from ashes rose

May pass without a hint of shadow kind

To leave its taste of bitterness behind !

 

 

TATTERED SAILS ( 2016 ) 2016/10/31

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:58 am
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The truth seems to be put aside

Else fears and lies will soon collide

For who can know the depth of this

Its people caught in self-abyss ?

One wonders why deceit is king

When honesty heals everything

How can it be blindness prevails

While all our ships hoist tattered sails ?

 

 

REGRETTABLE ( 2016 ) 2016/09/20

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 9:42 am
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Oh how I wish I could return to when

I was that innocent young thing again

A time of dreaming and a time of trust

When truth was important and faith a must.

Each path we took had a positive end

We knew the value of a longtime friend

Our nature bade us to follow the rules

Not to venture along the path of fools

That time’s now long gone and all that is left

Are shattered dreams and regrettable theft !

 

 

NO RETURN ( 2016 ) 2016/09/07

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 2:36 am
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We can’t go back, there is no way

To what was once our yesterday

When all we wished or hoped to be

Became forgotten memory.

Tis sad to see our former joys

Discarded there like broken toys

That line the cluttered roads we take

O’ershadowed by dreams we forsake.

Worse to believe that this is all

That’s left for us to chance recall

Those glory days which made us great

They’re gone and now it’s just too late !

 

 
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