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

There it was again In a corner of the room Sometimes it floated around the room Sometimes it rolled around It was larger today Filled with more wishes than usual Everybody has one It's called The Wishing It holds every wish you make It doesn't choose which wish to grant It's just a storage place... Continue Reading →

Child Of The Wind ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

She was born in a hurricane Carried in by a stork riding the wind As she grew she learned the ways of the wind The currents The directions Like me, she also heard the voices The wind became her teacher and guardian She learned to be free To go with the flow She and I... Continue Reading →

My One True Certainty ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

My nights are long Sleepless nights filled with dreams Wide awake dreams I have of you My thoughts are filled with you My nights are filled With stars, shadows and silence That surround you As you come to me Silence must be heard But your silence also Lights the darkest of my days I see... Continue Reading →

The Legend Of Old Photos ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

She stood with me Never moving Just staring At the faded And worn Photograph She was remembering The sweet music That his fingers Coaxed from that Old piano Her mind was locked In another time As she swayed To his melodies That only she could hear I had heard About the legend And I wanted... Continue Reading →

She Just Is ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Her beauty hit me like a cannonball Washing over me like a honey dripping rain She was everything I dreamed of and more Taking my breath away Turning me up, down, all around She was everywhere and anywhere Somewhere and nowhere She was in, she was out She existed, she did not Was she real... Continue Reading →

Barn Dance ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I started a new band We play every Friday & Saturday night In our old red barn I call us “Reverend Walt's Big Damn Band” I play drums of course Not real drums Just several empty feed buckets Slim Sam is on washboards Old Gary Glitter on guitar Chippendale Charlie on cowbell Toothless Tom on... Continue Reading →

Nightdream Meadow ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Come Walk with me Through a nightdream meadow Dance with me To a beautiful moonsong Hear the eagles cry As we approach the Wall of Wishes The bagpipes play a forest lullaby As we become Masters of Time Time stops while we watch The fairies dance and play As the sun starts to rise We... Continue Reading →

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