Author Archives: W. Wayne B.

About W. Wayne B.

I'm a software engineer and a poet.

A Gift

The day was wholly cloudless. The open sky was blue. Dark clouds were far away. In my mind it was a great day. I knew that my people were near. The beginning of each day is holy. Moments like this … Continue reading

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Friends

The cold weather has lingered on. But, I felt a tinge of warmth from the hearts of those who love me. Today, I am not alone. Today, I remember the ones around me. Today, I am grateful for my friends. … Continue reading

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Crimson Petals

A butterfly alights on crimson petals. It gingerly steps and rustles the flower. The wings flutter to expose orange and white. It joins the blossoms in a daily ritual. I was lucky to be standing by. The day was busy … Continue reading

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My Heart is Alive

My heart is alive with love today. I long to share it with a special friend. Can I show that my yearning runs deep? I strive to paint a poem with my emotions. I retrieve my pen and start to … Continue reading

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A Middle Time

The dark night melted into familiar colors. For a moment, a belt of orange filled the sky. A brilliant star wakes me for the new day. The midnight black has transitioned to blue. As I wait, the sky returns to … Continue reading

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Day and Night

The day was growing long. Night approached quickly again. The sun fought to continue shining. The earth turned away and the darkness grew. Twilight faded and the sun was lost again. The world spins round and round. Daylight was defeated … Continue reading

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Reactions

What would I do when she came to the door? Could I wear a broad, confident smile? I searched for the perfect words. I wanted to give a good impression. She arrived with a calm, elegant beauty. Her inner strength … Continue reading

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