Clyde McCulley is a retired college professor of art. He has published several books and is now writing poems, many relating to his own childhood. He turned eighty years old recently and published a book of selected poems, named "The Eighty Year Old Virgin Poet" All of his poetry has been written in the last 18 months, so he truly was a virgin to poetry writing. He lives in Portland Maine with his wife Susan and cat Shadow.
the sound of the sun
the sound of the sun lying in bed he hears the sun rise forest full of trees trees full of birds birds full of song he rises, feels for his cane shuffles his way outside to the warmth of the sun and orchestra of birds turns towards the rays that he cannot see opens his ear lids and smiles at the morning
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new snow willl fall (12/09/2022)
my shadow (23/08/2022)
coins in the fountain (11/07/2022)
a cloud of dust (09/07/2022)
tears of sorrow (09/06/2022)
McKune's Stanyan Street (07/06/2022)
skinny dipping (04/06/2022)
laast night's pleasures (04/06/2022)
blue tears (30/05/2022)
I wonder (28/05/2022)
the poor boy that had no Christmas (17/12/2021)
the tattered old man on Christmas Eve (14/12/2021)
waiting for the first snowflakes (07/12/2021)
the old kitchen tin box (12/03/2021)
poet's dilemma (09/03/2021)
four walls (08/03/2021)
someone's forgotten cottage (06/03/2021)
woods filled with snow (05/03/2021)
a pair of old cowboy boots (18/01/2021)
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