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

Every now and then, when I feel like I'm in a round room, looking for a corner to hide in, my mind wanders back to once upon another time with another remember. I let the river of dreams carry me, hoping I might find treasures among the ashes of my past, ashes caused by the... 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 →

Pieces Of Me 2 ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Several of my followers have suggested I do a poetic memoir of my life – things I've done, places I've been, things I've seen, etc. I will do these Pieces Of Me periodically in no particular order. This is Pieces Of Me 2. Wagner College Intramural Diving Champion, 1965 Member Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Fraternity... Continue Reading →

Just Spokes In A Wheel ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Someday we will realize That we are all just spokes In the wheel of life And we will know how it feels To carry the nicks and scars Of thousands of miles Through rain, snow and mud Dusty, bumpy roads Shaking us to our core And yet we still keep coming back For more Every... Continue Reading →

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