Keeping The Beat ~A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

It's in my blood And in my soul In everything I do I am keeping the beat My fingers are always moving Creating a beat On a counter top The kitchen sink The washer and dryer My foot holds the beat Steady... Driving... Relentless... Creating a poetic rhythm A drummer never stops Keeping the beat... Continue Reading →


Tell Me What Your Heart Wants ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I am a wandering soul Sadness and sorrow haunt me My veins are filled with ice and fire And I am lost without you Tell me what your heart wants I am here Alone with the alone A stranger among the strange A poet with nothing to offer But myself and my words I am... Continue Reading →

Poetry Today ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

“...don't be like so many thousands of people who call themselves writers. Don't be dull and boring and pretentious. Don't be consumed with self-love. The libraries of the world have yawned themselves to sleep over your kind. Don't add to that. Don't do it.” So You Want To Be A Writer ~ Charles Bukowski The... Continue Reading →

Poetic Healing ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

Poetry is medicine for the soul Healing for wounded hearts Vitamins for a hopeful mind Like music, poetry lifts our spirits Brings us peace Quiets our anxiety Takes us on a ride through time Creates images in our minds Images we see based on Our interpretation of the poet's words We realize that our pain... Continue Reading →

My Silent Cry ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

As I listen to the news I hear it It starts quietly, growing with each new report People being shot, destruction caused by tornadoes gas prices rising, Rising prescription prices I've heard it before My silent cry And I shed silent tears of sadness ~The Tennessee Poet~ ©Walt Page 2019 All Rights Reserved

I Lost A Friend ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poet

I lost a friend last week. Not a Facebook friend, a real life friend. His name was Jack. I met him in 2015. Jack was a volunteer at Best Friends Sanctuary in Jamestown, TN, a local no-kill animal shelter where I was doing community service. Jack taught me a lot about dogs and I respected... Continue Reading →

It Will Come Tomorrow ~ A Poem By Walt Page, The Tennessee Poem

It will come tomorrow The dawning of the day The sun will rise Like it always does It's a wonderful transition When tomorrow becomes today It was only yesterday That we waiting for the change It was always so intoxicating When tomorrow became today ~The Tennessee Poet~ ©Walt Page 2019 All Rights Reserved

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