For Susan ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

These are samples Of what I will do for you I will take a bullet for you Cry for you Sign for you Dry your tears for you Bake a pie for you Wear a Bolo tie for you Eat cottage cheese for you (gag) Write poetry for you Watch Hallmark Channel with you Keep... Continue Reading →

Why? ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

“I wrote this poem to cover many different circumstances... chronic illness and pain, incurable disease, marital problems and many more. Each reader will relate to it differently.” ~ The Tennessee Poet Losing control Fighting the truth Trying to hide it Not sure what I feel Denying the reality Wondering how Wondering when Questioning Why? ~The... Continue Reading →

Beyond The After ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I often wonder What life will be like Beyond The After Will it even be called “life” Or just an existence Will it be what we've been told Or something we create In our own minds Will there even be a “Beyond” Will I now be judged differently Because I have these questions? Will the... Continue Reading →

Questions Remain ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

All that remain Are questions Maybe it's better Not to know the answers I'm alive Is that not enough? My mind is sound I have my poetry My music The love of my wife Is that not enough? I've lived 75 good years And look forward to more Everyone has their own questions Answers to... Continue Reading →

A Poet’s Emptiness ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

A Poet is a writer An Artist A Philosopher He spends time writing Reading Imagining Searching for words Or a single word It sounds so easy So relaxing It is not It is a constant search Filled with decisions Stress, feelings of inadequacy He works hard To make his poetry rhythmical And when he finishes... Continue Reading →

The Magic Of Midnight ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

It is the witching hour In the pale moonlight The wind blows through the trees And the Magic of Midnight has arrived It is the time for lovers And for scoundrels The nocturnal hunting begins By animals and humans Some will be hunters Some will be hunted If you look closely you can see The... Continue Reading →

Reality Or Fantasy? ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

What demons hide in each of us? What mysterious secrets would cease to exist when we cease to exist? Questions with no answers. Answers needing questions. But this is no TV game show. This is real life. There is no script. What is coming will come and you can't stop it. There are no rehearsals.... Continue Reading →

The Mystery Of Time ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

There is magic in time Mysterious ticking of a clock Sending us messages We never understand Tick... Tick... Tick... Over and over again Time passes But it also stands still Time has no favorites When our time comes, it comes What the Hell does that mean? According to who? Is it in the Bible? How... Continue Reading →

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