Sometimes It's all we can do We try God knows we try But sometimes, Sometimes We just can't do it So we slip into survival mode We tell ourselves “It will be OK” Because it's our only hope Life can easily become A living Hell When your health rapidly fails And you drop From 180... Continue Reading →

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They carry me On soft white pillows The evening clouds I can feel the pre-dark mists Caressing my face As I glide through the mountains Along forest lakes Where overflowing waters Create mountain brooks That flow downhill Creating new lakes In the valleys below As darkness overtakes The daylight My heavenly path Is illuminated by... Continue Reading →

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All of the above are creators Poets create images with words Writers do the same Often in more detail Artists create images with A variety of tools Ink, charcoal,paints Musicians create images With the lyrics and instruments They choose to use Creations always begin in our minds Our imaginations create wonder Magic and Mystery pulled... Continue Reading →

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Walking On A Dream ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

There is nothing better Than walking through a forest On a cloudless moonlit night It's like walking on a dream Each step causes All the little forest creatures To scurry about Laughing and carrying on They enjoy humans And we are always welcomed there Each step is a new adventure Not only to us, but... Continue Reading →

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Stark Beauty ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

On a very cold day at the end of February, 2020, Along a country road in the Adirondack Mountains| of New York State, A North Country Photographer, Augustine Hart, captured this photo that touched my soul. I immediately titled it “Stark Beauty” and wrote this poem as soon as Augustine granted me permission to use... Continue Reading →

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Empty Picture Frames ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

We all have them A collection All shapes, colors and sizes Empty picture frames Memories of what used to be Rise from them Through the mists of time Bringing a smile Perhaps a tear As we remember As we hold them to the light We are transported to another time The story of our life... Continue Reading →

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Thunder In The Sky ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

There is thunder in the sky Matching the thunder in my head Lightning flashes light the night Igniting my love for you The eagle cries in the night As it rides the wind Reminding us of our love for each other As dawn approaches The storms taper off The sky becomes a shade of pink... Continue Reading →

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The Dark Side Of Exhaustion ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

 Many of you know I have been suffering for awhile with various health problems. Unfortunately, these have affected my ability to concentrate and stay awake. My writing has suffered, but hopefully my recovery has started. Due to what my doctor and I feel was a medication overload in my evening pills, I was blacking out... Continue Reading →

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Beginnings & Endings ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Some beginnings Have no end Some you wish Would end Some should Never have begun Most were meant to be Some were not Endings often Lead to new beginnings You will know If you are ready To begin again If not, Let the ending Be what it is ~The Tennessee Poet~ ©Walt Page 2020 All... Continue Reading →

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Today Is Her Day ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Today is the day Susan's Day! Same day every year Let the celebrations begin Cracker Barrel Cake & Candles Good wishes A child of the 50's She's like fine wine Better & Better with age She is my Weakness My Obsession My Addiction She is my everything My ladyhawke57 My Love My Wife My Susan... Continue Reading →

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Let Your Kindness Remain ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I've always believed in being kind. Kind to people, my employees, service workers. No matter how bad my day is, my kindness remains. No matter how bad my pain, my kindness remains. No matter how bad others treat me, my kindness remains. A kindness given is always priceless to those who receive it. So spread... Continue Reading →

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Lost In The Light ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I'm lost Lost in the light Searching for the darkness That caresses me Protects me Searching for the words That are only found In darkness It's too bright Blinding me Help me Please I'm lost Lost in the light Please Lead me To the darkness `The Tennessee Poet~ ©Walt Page 2020 All Rights Reserved

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Life… Our Journey ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

It's a long road we travel On this journey we call life The roads we choose The directions we travel All have a bearing On our journey I enjoy taking back roads Seeing different sights Different smells. music and food It's a laid back way of life Sometimes though Life throws us a detour And... Continue Reading →

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The Package ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Nothing arrived Customer Service said it would be here Today So he waited All day But nothing arrived He called Customer Service Busy He called again Still busy One more time A recording “Our hours are 9 – 5 Monday – Friday Please call during those hours” He checked the mailbox Empty He was angry... Continue Reading →

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Gone Too Soon ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

He was just a drummer No, he was so much more He was an inspiration A teacher A role model He is one of the all time Greatest drummers that ever lived He gave us rhythms unheard before His lightning fast hands Created impeccable beats He was a musician An artist in his craft And... Continue Reading →

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Never Be Gone ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I may be nowhere near But I will never be gone You will feel me on the breeze Softly blowing through your hair You will hear me whisper in your ear While you sleep You will smell my after shave But when you turn There's nobody around I'll be riding on the wind You'll see... Continue Reading →

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Between The Darkness And The Light ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

It can be magical Or it can be a nightmare It is the time of the night creatures Welcome to between the darkness and the light it's the time for lovers Studying for final exams Time for sleeping if you can Writing poetry if you can't If you listen you can hear them Night songs... Continue Reading →

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