Category Archives: Poetry

An Angel Weeps

  AN ANGEL WEEPS H. W. Bryce Oh cry for the angel, Cry for the angel who weeps Each time a conscience sleeps. Oh cry now for the angel For every angry word, an angel weeps, For every double cross, … Continue reading

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Electrodes in the Brain

  Electrodes in the Brain Electrodes in the brain, electrodes in the brain, Sparks are flying and falling like rain, You feel alive and you’re feeling no pain, And life is all about power and gain. No longer a slouch, … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Mother

  Everyone Has a Mother Everyone has a mother; most have a grandma too, You may be young and hip, well hurray for you, But if you don’t know your grandma’s story, You don’t know just who you are. Even … Continue reading

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The Old Quilting Bee

  The Old Quilting Bee H. W. Bryce Ladies bending over quilting frame, Busy fingers stitching squares Into a pattern speaking love, Happy voices humming hope. Making patches, keeping memories, Every stitch a kiss, each caress A stroke of strength, … Continue reading

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Memory Is a Silly Old Bugger

  Memory is a Silly Old Bugger Memory is a silly old bugger, He’s the living example of hugger mugger, He plays hide and seek with facts and with figures, Today’s events…he hides away somewhere and substitutes twenty-year-old events for … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … Continue reading

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Virtual Hug

  Virtual Hug Truly I wish that you were here, Or that I were there with you. I’d pack it up upon a dare, But my duties keep me here. And so I send my virtual hug And with it … Continue reading

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