Captured ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Her eyes That see Inside my soul Her touch That soothes My pain| Her smile That warms My heart The way She moves The way She loves me Makes me surrender And I am Captured ~The Tennessee Poet~ ©Walt Page 2019 All Rights Reserved


The Gates Of Dawn ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I'm standing at the Gates of Dawn Waiting for the sunrise Watching the earth slowly come alive As the darkness lets the light slowly enter New poetry is safe in my notebook Candle, wine and glass in my backpack Time to rest, then re-read the poems Check for timing and rhythm I write at night,... Continue Reading →

Where I Want To Be ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

As I sit here writing this Daylight slowly changing to twilight I feel myself smiling and I say to myself “This is where I want to be” My life has been a challenge Over these last few months Surgeries and days of pain Have worn me to the core My poetry has helped me Get... Continue Reading →

A Nothing To Do Town ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I took a ride down The old town road Remembering the songs Of my yesterdays When you live In a nothing to do town Music, Church or drugs is all you have I chose music It's a one red-light town With an IGA, a Dollar General And The Cumberland Mountain General Store Four banks, a... Continue Reading →

They Tried To Take My Pride ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

5 years ago They tried to take my pride They failed Small town Tennessee politics At its ugliest They didn't have to do it They way that they did But they did I was arrested I should have hired an attorney But I didn't I was assigned a public defender I had not lived here... Continue Reading →

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