Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

OH ABSALOM ( 2018 ) 2018/05/09

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Sometimes the world is full of gloom

Its sadness darkens every room

The seasons change, they come and go

From springtime’s warmth to winter’s snow.

Days roll on by with no account

Midst tears and sighs in great amount

And justice finds it needs a place

To challenge evil’s false embrace.

What was has been and is no more

Once lost will never be restored

The saddest words that one can say

Oh Absalom, you’ve gone astray !

 

 

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 !

 

IT’S NOT EASY ( 2018 ) 2018/02/06

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 1:40 am
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Once long ago I knew a life

Which proffered me all that it could

As daughter, mother and a wife

In happiness with aspects good

Seems it appears after all that

I find myself left derelict

And wearing an indifferent hat

My days no longer kept that strict !

 

 

 

EMPTY CITY STREETS ( 2017 ) 2017/11/15

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:24 am
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The early morning fog begins to clear

I hear each leaf’s staccato on the ear

The wind whips through the clutter at the curb

While seeming to declare, do not disturb

The hollowed silence  of forgotten days

Now echoes through this empty canyoned maze !

 

I CAN’T FORGET ( 2017 ) 2017/03/28

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:49 am
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My heart got lost so long ago

How that occured I cannot know

It was that war, I often think

That took our values to the brink

The young, the old, the in-between

Not one of us escaped the scene

It hollowed out each living thing

And in our lives did chaos bring

We took the test and some did win

Although too many were done in

And there were those, ones that I  saw

Who ne’er returned forever more

Oh Lord I wish I could  forget,

I haven’t mastered that trick yet !

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*(  MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR II )

 

 

 

 

AN ETERNITY ( 2017 ) 2017/02/12

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:18 am
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Oh for the road not traveled along

And the memory of an old song

With a tune that cuts right to the core

And melodies of forgotten score,

Like a fragile view of times long past

With all of those things that could not last

On this lonely road exclusively

That leads one to an eternity !

 

 

 

LEFTOVERS ( 2016 ) 2016/11/03

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:33 am
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Seems all that is left of the life I once knew

Are old photographs and a mem’ry or two !

 

 
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