Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

BRAND NEW START ( 2018 ) 2018/09/12

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The air is still, one feels the heat

This life we know faces defeat

The rule of law used as a pawn

Will disappear before too long

The change will come more silently

As we accept reality

Let’s bow our heads, pray fears depart

And beg of God a brand new start !

 

ONE LAST ENCORE ( 2018 ) 2018/08/22

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:08 am
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Summer days are drifted away

‘Tis time for fall to have its say

Before the winter storms each door

And new year springs one last encore,

It’s the wee small hours frighten me

When I must face what is to be

I accept there is no recourse

And from this world await divorce !

 

 

BRAND NEW START ( 2018 ) 2018/07/10

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:51 am
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There are these words that fill my heart

And bring each day a brand new start

With joy and love and common good

Celebrating life as we should.

Oh blessed Lord teach us to find

A better way to help unwind

Confusion and the sadness of

A world that is devoid of love !

 

SYMPATHY ( 2018 ) 2018/04/19

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:25 am
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Unhappiness we cannot bear

Because of sadness we all share,

Please help us Lord to lift our wings

While searching for life’s sweeter things !

 

LIFE’S LAST SLEEP ( 2017 ) 2017/12/05

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 9:04 am
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There’s been so many friends along the way

That have gotten lost or have gone astray

While their faces blur and the names escape

Memories get caught in the charged landscape !

As the past rolls by and the time moves on

I will wait here like an old mastodon

In a silence that I would like to keep

Until I close my eyes in life’s last sleep !

 

 

 

LIGHT YOUR STAR ( 2017 ) 2017/10/10

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 4:20 am
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We know super heroes are not real

Still they do possess this great appeal

To boys and girls either young or old

Loving  the action both brash and bold.

Make-believe can be a lot of fun

Perhaps not a dish for everyone

Let’s make room for reality here

To help us keep pace through every year.

Pretend is not a part of the truth

With which one hopes to imbue our youth

Learning early who you really are

Is the surest way to light your star !

 

 

 

 

WINDING STAIR ( 2016 ) 2016/11/19

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 5:04 am
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Some place there is a winding stair

Where does it go I do not know

I’m only sure it will be there

When ’tis the time for each to go !

But what direction shall one take

For stairs descend or rise above

You have a choice, make no mistake

The coward’s safety or God’s love  !

 

 

 

 
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