Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

SURRENDER ( 2019 ) 2019/04/16

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:10 am
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The Ides of March have come and gone

And gave us nought to wish upon

We are defeated and undone

With no place left for us to run.

How shall we make our way today

When there’s no place to hide away

Surrender is the one true path

To offer God all that we hath !

 

 

ANOTHER’S LOAD ( 2019 ) 2019/04/09

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:34 am
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Tis strange there is no rest at all

For those who stumble or who fall

Or those who’ve willed their lifetime call

To carry someone else’s ball !

 

LOVE AND SHARE ( 2018 ) 2018/12/02

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:50 am
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Oh Lamb of God, what shall I do

With open heart,  I come to You

The hour is late, the night is old

My pains increase as time grows cold.

I long for sleep, the morning nears

I need Your help to stem my tears

And wonder if my faith will last

Despite this spate of winter’s blast ?

I beg You God to bide with me

Through thick and thin, eternally

I pledge my word for those who care

That with Your love we learn to share !

 

 

 

RELOCATION ( 2018 ) 2018/06/13

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 11:49 pm
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I acquired a friend quite recently

Who lives just across the room from me

Whereby my pillow I constant see

His acrobatic activity.

He lives in this house made of thick glass

He makes no noise and doesn’t harass

A more perfect mate one could not ask

Although his presence creates small task.

He requires a meal but once a day

Always remains clear out of my way

Daily the water starts to turn gray

Friday’s the day we flush dirt away.

I still have this friend at my address

I pray he moves soon so I can rest  !

 

HIS NAME IS PHELPS, A BEETA FISH

 

 

 

A BIT OF STONE ( 2018 ) 2018/05/10

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 2:49 am
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What parent would their obligation waive

To save their child from complications grave ?

An admonition we’ve known from the start

About what God holds sacred in His heart,

This father’s son asking for bits of bread

Would give his child a bit of stone instead ?

 

 

 

DOWN TO A MAN ( 2017 ) 2017/03/31

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:04 am
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Our lives are cast in many ways

With results for all of our days

No one may change what has begun

For history’s been set and done.

We hope and pray we do not fail

And of our strengths we shall avail

So each will do the best he can

To fill that role down to a man !

 

 

OBLIGATION ( 2017 ) 2017/01/22

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:34 am
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Isn’t it amazing we are living on the brink

With each and every moment of how we breathe and think

We’ve been taught to earn our keep in the old fashioned way

And we are growing better with what we do each day

The lesson we have learned is that God is always there

While He watches over us and does our burdens share !

 

 
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