Claire V. Bogdanos

Acceptance,Knowledge,Love,New Chapter,Process,Wisdom,

SAVE US NOW ( 2020 ) 2020/06/27

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Our  tears  are  flowing  down  like  rain

With  cheeks pressed  hard  on  window  pane

Each  throat  is  tight  and  cannot  breathe

And  struggles  hard to  find  relief.

The  madness  now  does  seize  us  all

From  sources  which  demand  our  fall

Our  hearts  are  dying  one  by  one

When  will  this  agony  be  done  ?

This  land  of  beauty  and  great  wealth

Our  citadel   of  strength  and  health

Is  under  seige  by  evil  force

Oh  Captain,  do  reverse  this  course  !

 

OZ ( 2020 ) 2020/06/17

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The  sun  is  fading  in  the  west

My  world  unravels  as  a  test

I  bear  the  weight  of  my  belief

Too  soon  there’s  nothing  left  but  grief.

Awake  my  heart  and  try  to  say

Great  words  before  you  melt  away

Like  Dorothy  ere  she  is  caught

In  winds  life’s  misery  has  brought.

Command  the  soul,  be  steady  now

And  to  its  pain   refuse  to  bow

Then  keep  your place  in  heart  and  mind

Until  God’s  rest  that  you’ll  soon  find  !

WALK WITH ME.

 

PEACE WITH GOD ( 2020 ) 2020/06/12

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 9:16 am
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Oh   how  I wish  I  were a  bird

Who  mimicked  every  song  he’d  heard

It  would  be  such  great  fun  to  do

A  gift  of joy  between  we  two.

We’d  sing  our  tunes each  morn  to  night

From  early  mass  until  midnight

These  pleasures  add  to daily  life

Though  riddled  by  anger  and  strife.

Now  if our  melodies  are  sweet

Perhaps  this  anger  we’ll  defeat

And  seek  a reason  to believe

Our  peace  with  God,  we  shall  achieve  !

 

 

NONE ARE FREE ( 2020 ) 2020/06/08

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 10:27 am
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How  can  it  be,  the  path  is  clear

Why  should  some  acts  instill  deep  fear

What  crisis  now  hinders  our  ways

And  complicates  too many  days ?

Where  is  the peace  that  we  all  seek

To  get  one  through  each  coming  week

Have  we methods  to  gain  redress

Why  can’t  we  live  without  distress ?

It  simply  seems to  query  why

We  must  suffer  ere  we should  die

For  life  was  never meant  to  be

A  paradise  where  none are  free  !

 

OUR VETERANS ( 2020 ) 2020/06/06

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 10:03 am
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Today  is  not a  holiday

We celebrate  like  some  birthday

Instead  it  is  a  mark  in time

That  saved  us  all  from  our  decline.

Six,  six,  four,  four,  who  can  forget

Those  memories  without  regret

The  world  we knew  was  on its  knees

Until  those ships  did  sail  the seas

To  land  upon  that  foreign  shore

Where  thousands  died and  so much  more.

How  sad  that we  discard  their  deeds

And in  the  end,  neglect  their  needs  !

FORGIVE US LORD.

 

NOT TOO LATE ( 2020 ) 2020/06/03


When I was small I chose to be

A child of God, inspired and free

I’ve loved the Lord my whole life through

My faith in God’s been tried and true.

I’ve prayed so hard that I might find

A key that would one day unwind

The path to peace and heaven’s gate

Dear Lord, I hope it’s not too late !

 

 

 

 

BEGIN ANEW ( 2020 ) 2020/05/21

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:14 am
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Well here we are, alone at last

Into the sea of life we’ve cast

Seeking solutions in our quest

Whilst reaching out to find the best.

May God Himself direct our thought

To teachings old and lessons taught

Let kindness and a gentle heart

In all directions be our start.

Please guide us to eternal peace

Where anger, hate and trouble cease

And God and man begin anew

To relish all the good we do !

 

THE PATH ( 2020 ) 2020/05/16

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:02 am
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What is it we are waiting for

The peace of God to use our door,

To enter in and take the space

Reserved for His Eternal Grace ?

How can it be this world’s destroyed

And of all fairness, now devoid

While angels weep and rain their tears

Upon this place, too full of fears ?

Where do we turn to reach You, Lord

That we may be of one accord

Oh, dearest God please help us find

The path that to Your Heart unwinds !

 

FAITH DEVOUT ( 2020 ) 2020/05/13

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 9:17 am
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Out of the quiet of the hour

Tis now the time for peace to flower

When angels rest the air turns still

So hope may shine upon yon hill

Thus power rests in present thought

Of all the lessons life has taught.

We need replace man’s lack of love

With kindness shared from God above,

Take heart and dream what life’s about

And learn to live with faith devout !

 

SECOND CHANCES ( 2020 ) 2020/05/10

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:44 pm
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There remains certain moments we encounter every day

When we are at our leisure and the world’s prepared to pray

Aft the silence has been broken and eventide occurs

And times spent all together aren’t his or aren’t hers .

When all our simple pleasures are aligned there side by side

And the honeymoon is over without some silly pride

May the Good Lord take the measure of tasks already done

Guaranteeing life’s diversion twist happiness and fun !

THANX TO SECOND CHANCES

 

TIS APRIL ( 2020 ) 2020/04/01

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It seems each road shall have an end

Without a lover or a friend

The seasons change or pass away

And move on by, day after day

The stars above fade aft each night

And disappear in morning’s light.

The sun will break its fast at dawn

While we are left to carry on

How lonely that one lifetime seems

With out its history and dreams

As all pass into the oblique

Deserting every quest we seek !

 

UNDERSTANDING ( 2020 ) 2020/03/24

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 6:23 am
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Oh little child who dotes on sweets

With dancing shoes attached to cleats

Black patent taps that click away

And to the world new steps display.

This child to theatre newly brought

With skills and talents often sought

Hear now the sound of tapping feet

Proceed to stage, steps and the street.

How shall we serve our Lord the best

Accepting every sort of test

And understanding as we do

That all we are belongs to You !

 

JUDGEMENT DAY ( 2020 ) 2020/03/22

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 4:10 am
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Oh wind that breaks upon the waves

And breeze that shares each morning’s gaze

Teach me to chant a pirate song

That I to seafaring belong.

Oh save my heart from lonesomeness

While all my handicaps confess

Help me to strive for constancy

And all my weaknesses foresee.

Hand me the light that I might shine

It’s endless glow on yours and mine

God let us put our toys away

Make ready for our Judgement Day !

 

EBB AND FLOW ( 2020 ) 2020/03/19

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 1:53 pm
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Our Father who abides on high

His wisdom reigns down from the sky

Have pity on the earth below

Where man and beast do ebb and flow

We crave Your Help and Tender Care

For soon there will be nothing there.

If man could but sustain his faith

Arising o’er the power of wraith

To triumph and reclaim his right

Hence revel in his God’s delight

Achieve that goal before one dies

Upon God’s help whence love resides !

 

GOD LOVES US ALL ( 2020 ) 2020/03/16

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:26 pm
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There  was a  street  that I used  to know

When  I was a girl so  long  ago

With an old house that had  three large floors

Lots of windows  and  quite a few  doors.

Dozens of  roses,  black  iron torch

Both  back yard  and front,  plus a great porch

Tomatoes,  peppers,  carnations  too

A home  full of love  much overdue

As  I’ve  wandered down  memory’s  lane

Couldn’t  help singing  a  glad refrain

Reminding  myself  God loves us all

Whether  we’re  skinny,  fat,  short or tall !

 

REAPPEAR ( 2020 ) 2020/03/15

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Oh  sad the day  the Christ did die

And  bid this world  His last goodbye

He  suffered there  upon the cross

While  the whole world  endured the loss.

God’s  darkness fell  that distant day

And  since then  has not passed away

We’re  ready Lord,  and waiting here

For  You at last  to reappear !

AMEN.

 

 

AT LAST RELEASE ( 2020 ) 2020/03/11

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:49 pm
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I’d  like to think  that  I recall

The  tender years  when I was small,

I  sat upon my  grandpa’s  knee

And  snuggled  while he read  to me.

There  was a story  I  loved best

Both  head and shoulders o’er  the rest

About  the night  our Christ  was born

And  how the world  rejoiced that  morn

As  angels sang  and skies  did glow

The  world did kneel  and honor show.

God  placed  His star  high in the sky

With  earth  to note its  passing by,

His  promise of  eternal  peace

And  from all  sin,  at last release !

AMEN.

 

 

 

YESTERDAYS ( 2020 ) 2020/03/08

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I  see the rooftops through  the trees

The  sun  now bouncing off  the eaves

The  sky is clear  and ever bright

I  do not  see a   bird  in sight

The  silence  echoes  in my ears

Allaying  all my  aged  fears

But  soon the sun  must fade away

To  morph  into  some yesterday

My  life continues  as  it goes

Just   on and on till  heaven  knows  !

 

 

OUR JOURNEY’S JUST BEGUN ( 2020 ) 2020/03/07

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:20 am
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Man  cannot live  without a dream

Believing  elsewise  is  extreme

How  difficult  without  a cause

Our  lives  are dull  and lack  applause

There  is a vision  all do need

To  raise  each up,  to help succeed

We  have a God,  be  not afraid

He  is our Friend,  our Help,  our Aid

And  in the  end  when life seems  done

Tis  when our  journey’s  just begun   !

 

 

FOLLOW IN HIS WAY ( 2020 ) 2020/03/04

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My  dearest child,  I miss your voice

I  know there is no other choice

In  times as these  we need be strong

To  caution’s  cause we must belong

Be  kind to those  who’ve  tried so hard

To  keep the faith  and walk  with God

Remember  always to be fair

That  of  God’s bounty  all may share

Please  grant us peace  day after day

Help  each to follow  in His way  !

 

AMEN.

 

 

 

PEACE OF MIND ( 2020 ) 2020/03/02

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:01 am
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The  sun is rising  o’er the hill

The  air is motionless  and still

There’s  not a breeze  stirs in the trees

As  if the day’s  caught  in a freeze

The  room is silent  and alone

A  truly  antiseptic  zone.

Oh  how I wish  that I could  fly

Up  to  a  haven  in the  sky

But  guess that  I  may only dream

Of  my  unrealistic  scheme

Oh  Lord  above,  help  me to find

Some  safety and true  peace  of mind !

 

 

 

 

 

I NEED YOU NOW ( 2020 ) 2020/02/25

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:29 am
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I  love You  Lord,  You  are to me

My  joy and life’s  Epitome

The  whipped   cream on  my piece of cake

Like  mushrooms  on my filet steak.

You’re  the Beginning  and the End

Of  all my dreams and my best  Friend

I  need Your  love to  help me now

To  get  me through  these  days somehow !

AMEN.

 

 

NEVER ENDING LOVE ( 2020 ) 2020/02/22

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 11:03 am
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I  hear the bells  ring out for me

They  sing a song  of unity

The  melody  I  recognize

It  brings tears  to my tired eyes.

The  night  is father  to the dawn

That  breaks upon the  early morn

To  teach each  all the  patterns of

God  and  His  never  ending love !

 

BRAND NEW START ( 2020 ) 2020/02/20

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:26 am
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Too  many must risk life and  limb

In  foreign lands beyond the rim

Let’s  return  them all  home at last

And  bury disputes of the past

We  need once more a brand new start

A  smarter way,  a bigger heart

Tis  time to lift  our  eyes above

Seek  greater wisdom  from  God’s love

Apply  His ethics one by one

And  keep  His law  until we’ve  done !

 

DESTINY CALLS ( 2020 ) 2020/02/18

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The  shades of night  are closing in

As  skies outside  now fade and dim

There  is a hum  that one can hear

The  sound keeps  whistling on the ear.

A  silence  overides the  halls

While  darkness of the  night time falls

Somewhere  a hush has  settled down

As  clicking  heels reecho  sound.

Hush,  hear  the rale  of  breathing now

God  help me to  survive  somehow

The  quiet  of these  empty  halls

Until  at last,  destiny  calls  !

 

 

THE EXIT (2020) 2020/02/17

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 9:46 am
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Love  is the strength  I lean upon

My  faith,  my  hope,  my carry on

Without  the Lord  where would I be

Alone  in some  lost company.

I  never thought  I’d spend my  days

At  last in one forgotten  haze

The  final exit  left for  me

Is  labeled  God’s  eternity  !

 

 

AMERICA, I LOVE YOU (2020 )

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 5:22 am
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I  love America,  land of the free

I  love America,  tis home to me

As  she spreads  from the mountains  to the plains

Replete  with  thunder storms  and  summer rains.

From  her northern  tips to the  sandy shore

Cross  the valleys deep  and wide,  trees galore

The  beauty  of this  land  entices  all

Through  winter,  springtime, summer and  the fall !

 

HOW WONDERFUL ( 2020 ) 2020/02/15

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:51 pm
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I’m  lying here in dark of night

Anticipating  morning’s  light

A  bright new  dawn is on its  way

To  wish us all  a pleasant day.

How  wonderful our God must be

With  all His  generosity

And  greater strength with  peace of mind

A  truer friend  we’ll  never find  !

 

 

 
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