@johncryaractive 1 year, 6 months ago
Are there separate guidelines (like 12 point, Times New Roman, etc.) posted someplace on this site? Your second sentence says we should read them carefully. Or are the guideline just whats on this page? Please provide a link.
Young, I lived the harmony of innocence,
heard stunning things, beheld new wonders,
built fleeting empires in the clouds,
felt the freedom of sailing ships on the wind.
Immersed in the serenity […]
When I was a child, my mother insisted I
Accompany her to church every time she attended.
At first, I did not mind for there were kids like me,
With their parents, and we had fun playing.
As I got […]
I don’t remember my exact age, maybe three, four,
but I do remember that I was still in short pants.
I was on the dirt road, in front of our house
Playing like I was a soldier.
I vaguely knew the bo […]
So precious that moment
When I learned to see!
The magic world of my mind
As I ventured forth.
In short pants
I went to play in our back yard.
Who knew the wonders it held
For a child like […]
It was hard, damn hard, being from Texas where someone,
not even a Texan, had killed JFK. He was my hero,
my reason for joining the military.
Now here I stood, at rigid attention,
in the crisp cold […]
Beads, long hair, bell bottoms
so colorful I glowed in the dark.
Rebellion at every turn,
searching for I knew not what.
All I knew was that I was not
my father, nor older brother.
I loved them […]
Looked in the mirror this morning,
studying the face who starred back.
Old, wrinkled, and a smile – no,
More a smirk,
Wondering what I was doing.
Then I looked directly into the eyes,
Falling, f […]
Outside my back door
birds singing, crickets chirping
Nature sings the best
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