Poetry Blog by Shirley Smothers (2018, poem)
Big Sal on Human (Fri, 7 Sep 2018 05:46 pm)
Sometimes sweet, sometimes sour
Heart is put into everything
I try to be a good person
Really love my family
Lets things pile up
Everyday struggles with depression
Yet keep trying
Friday 5th October 2018 4:12 pm
so now many
Saturday 6th January 2018 1:39 am
in the mirror?
When did her hair
start to turn grey? What
happened to the young girl
who used to laugh and play?
Who is this woman in the mirror?
When did these wrinkles appear? What
happened to the young girl whose parents
used to call "Dear"? Who is this woman
in the mirror? When d...
Thursday 9th November 2017 11:01 pm
Ghosts in front,
Ghosts all around,
How did I
get in this
I look at
What is this
Sunday 10th July 2016 1:55 am
The following was written by
my niece Cynthia Smothers Carter
and is used with her permission.
But I have come to the conclusion that
it has always rained on Memorial day
and I have figured out why.
The rain is the tears of all our fallen
Soldiers past, present and future.
Thank You for Your service and the
ultimate sacrifice You have m...
Monday 25th May 2015 11:03 pm
Friday 1st May 2015 9:40 pm
I wrote this second edition at the suggestion of M.C. Newberry
Wednesday 16th April 2014 2:04 pm
love for you.
Wednesday 14th August 2013 3:40 pm
or beats old,
make yours his home
This is my first attempt
at writing a Lanterne poem.
Friday 10th May 2013 5:43 pm
Nicked was my poem*
I nicked that sucker right back
What a silly mess
The first line was suggested by Isobel.
After all my ranting about my stolen poem
I told myself I'd better give due credit.
Saturday 12th May 2012 7:45 pm
A stolen poem
Took credit for my effort
Poem was removed
Thursday 3rd May 2012 4:44 pm