Poetry

Honor the Brave

Honor the Brave

www.nytimes.com Flames flare upward toward the sky Still brave men dared to stay and try Men who meant each word they said Brave young men who’d soon be dead They wore no medals on their chest But they were some of America’s best One hundred men would attack that day Still these brave men chose […]

By December 4, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
The Tree

The Tree

  The tree where first we met shaded us as I fell into your arms giddy and spent, after you chased me round it till I could run no more. Squeals and laughter brought the envy of onlookers as they spied our perfect, private, public moment tussling in the leaves…   All the world’s a […]

By November 26, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
Vespers

Vespers

The last faint flush of sunset Lingers just above the trees ~ Fading in the twilight hour To all the lovely shades Of evening blue ~ Tree branches like black Lace against the sky ~ Mutely offer up their Evening prayer ~ Patient enduring Examples to us all ~ In this brief hour of peace […]

From The Beginning

From The Beginning

There is an ancient evil In this world ~ But there is also The equally Ancient knowledge ~ With which we All are born ~ Inherent in the very Blood and bone ~ Some things we are Born knowing ~ We carry the seeds of Our own destruction ~ Yet we carry the Means of […]

Do I Know You?

Do I Know You?

She fascinates me ~ My fellow traveler ~ With lines carved Deep into her face ~ In shapes reminding me Of ancient paintings ~ On the walls of caves ~ Her wild white mane ~ Held off her face by Large dark pins ~ Her face in profile ~ Make me think of Herds of […]

Watch Your Step!

Watch Your Step!

Last night a storm blew in from the coast Where the mighty Pacific meets Oregon’s shore ~ This morning the streets gleam blackly wet And the sidewalks are strewn with leaves ~ Blown loose by the wind from their trembling limbs ~ They adhere to the bottoms of shoes and Carpet the doorways to stores, […]

The Politician

The Politician

Some I will convince Against their will And others will know From the first I am right and My cause is just   If my followers flag I will quote from The Bible or blame The Muslims with Their Sharia law   Forget we’ve all Been warned that The devil can quote Scripture too   […]

Expats Publishes First Book

Expats Publishes First Book

    I am pleased to announce Expats Publishing’s first ebook, “Hurricane: A Collection of Poems” by Dean Walker (me). Edited by Expats Founding Member Melody Haislip. Proceeds from this book goes to fund the websites ExpatsPost.com, ExpatsPoetry.com, and ExpatsArt.com. Here is what another Expats Founding Member and successful published author has already said about […]

By August 24, 2013 9 Comments Read More →
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