Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

AN ANGEL’S PROMISE ( 2019 ) 2019/03/05

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The angels up in heaven cry

For all the babies that will die

Ere all their lives have yet begun

In agony as one by one

They feel the thrust of surgeon’s knife

Before the ending of each life.

Our dearest Lord,  have mercy on

These tiny victims that are gone

Help all who’ve suffered from the crimes

To rise again in kinder times

There find the promise of God’s love

And help from angels up above !

 

 

ETERNAL LOVE ( 2019 ) 2019/03/04

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Outside my window I can spy

A flock of birds exiting by

The day is crisp, the air is sweet

Perhaps the winter’s in retreat.

Can you hear water dripping down

It makes this happy joyful sound

And melts into a drip, drip, drop

That seems somehow to never stop.

What if tomorrow does not come

To all of us but only some

Tis time to thank our God above

For sharing His eternal love !

 

 

 

“IF I BE ALIVE” ( 2019 ) 2019/02/28

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 1:44 am
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There was a man that I used to know

He was my gardener long ago

A man of honor and good intent

Who said exactly just what he meant.

True, I knew he was a man of God

And back in those days that was not odd

He went about his work with great ease

His goal in life was to help and please.

A kindly man full of deep respect

Not an inch of ground did he neglect

His parting words I can still recall

They never changed, no not once at all.

He taught me a lesson that does survive

” See you tomorrow, if I be alive ” !

 

THANK YOU, JOHN ATANASIO !

 

 

 

SIMPLICITY ( 2019 ) 2019/01/29

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The sun it rises in the sky

Preparing to bid morn goodbye

The day progresses faster now

Soon twilight will appear somehow.

The sun does sink beyond the trees

The moon it rises with dark’s ease

The stars above sparkle and shout

Tis now the time for faith devout !

 

 

 

ARE YOU AS TRUE ? ( 2018 ) 2018/10/27

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Oh Solomon, where is thy wisdom now

What confidence your heart and you allow

What kindness does it take for you to live

With all that wisdom that is yours to give ?

Oh foolishness beyond your every dream

Are you as true or only that you seem ?

 

REMAIN TRUE ( 2018 ) 2018/08/25

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 5:53 am
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There is an echo that we hear

It speaks to all both loud and clear

Remember for each time we fall

The will one needs to stand up tall

Lies in the grace of God above

Who showers us with selfless love

While all we’re asked our lifetime through

Is to His virtue, remain true !

 

ANTICIPATION ( 2018 ) 2018/07/17

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 6:52 am
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There is this dream in which we’re caught

Wherein our hopes and fears are fraught

A place where passions that we knew

One day at last will follow through

To fold us in God’s circle of

His unabashed enduring love !

 

 

 

 
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