Poem

The Boy – Poem

Here’s an interesting poem I found recently from the early 1940’s…or earlier.  It talks about taking account of who we are now, compared to who we thought we would one day become.  You might have to read it a few times to fully get it. The Boy A lad stood there, as I opened the […]

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A Poem About Prayer

Here’s a poem that will end up on my “spiritual thoughts” page for sure.  It’s well-written; I hope you like it. A Poem About Prayer My soul usually weeps and my heart always cries When I think of the sorrow and grief, That can come to a man who won’t even try To kneel and […]

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Leavin’ The Old An’ Greetin’ The New – Friendship Poem

Here’s another poem for your enjoyment.  It’s about friendship: Leavin’ The Old An’ Greetin’ The New It’s kind of tough t’ have t’ leave So many folks you’ve learned t’ know, An’ have ’em grip yer hand an’ tell How much they hate t’ see you go! It’s kinda tough t’ say goodbye T’ friends […]

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Staying Young – Poem

Here’s a poem I found called “Staying Young“: I’ve something to say to you older folks, and you young folks listen too, For what I’m about to say, will some day apply to you. I know that some of you older folks are happily retired, And have no ties to bind you, and work is […]

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The Stain – Poem

The Stain You can’t paint black and not get black, No matter how hard you try. You may paint with care, but the stains are there, And stay when the paint is dry. You can’t fool around where the sinner’s found, Make friends of the foolish kind, But it leaves some taint, like the mark […]

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If You Have A Friend

Here’s a great poem I chanced upon recently: If You Have A Friend If you have a friend worth loving, Love him. Yes, and let him know That you love him, ere life’s evening Tinge his brow with sunsets glow. Why should good words ne’er be said Of a friend–till he is dead? If you […]

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Follow Thou Me Poem

Follow Thou Me Have you looked for sheep in the desert, For those who have missed their way? Have you been in the wild waste places, Where the lost and the wandering stray? Have you trodden the lonely highway, The foul and the darksome street? It may be you’d see in the gloaming The print […]

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If You Were Busy Being Kind

If You Were Busy Being Kind If you were busy being kind, Before you knew it you would find You’d soon forget to think ’twas true That someone was unkind to you. If you were busy being glad And cheering people who seem sad, Although your heart might ache a bit, You’d soon forget to […]

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