Watching The World Go By Here I am wasting time againWatching the world go byThe happy, the sad,The good, the bad and the uglyThe young, the old,The brave, the boldThe home of the braveThe land of the freeIs certainly notWhat it used to beAmerica's getting oldIf truth be told ~The Tennessee Poet~©Walt Page 2020 All... Continue Reading →

Life At 75 ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

These moments of indecision Require great precision Perhaps it needs revision Depending on my condition Life teaches us a lesson Filled with many blessings But you still need permission To alter your prescriptions The lessons of my darkness Help increase my sharpness When my body needs adjustment I treat it like an instrument The moral... Continue Reading →

Life Moves On ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Always remember No matter what Life moves on We may remember When life was prettier Easier Happier But life moves on Like life always does When you find yourself Dancing on your own Nothing is a waste of time Life may be A bittersweet symphony But you never can tell When you are Someone's reason... Continue Reading →

Life As A Poet ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

A poet's life is all about words Searching for inspiration Crafting images to create a sense of being A poet spends a great amount of time Reading poetry Submitting poetry to journals Dealing with the pain of rejection And the thrill of acceptance Watching the sunset Sleepless nights Waiting for the sunrise Entering contests Trying... Continue Reading →

I Call It Life ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

When my darkness closes in I see the fires coming I'm not asleep My eyes aren't closed I don't believe the lies we're told When the shadows abound I see heavenly places Beaming from celestial worlds As arrows fly and fire surrounds I hold steady for I know who I am Some call it dreaming... Continue Reading →

Not What I Wanted To Hear ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

The news was bad the other day So were the results of my lung tests It seems I'm working with only 51% of capacity My cardiologist says “No surgery for you” “Your abdominal hernia will have to stay And your heart is still out of rhythm I'm sending you to a lung doctor To see... Continue Reading →

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