Author Archives: W. Wayne B.

About W. Wayne B.

I'm a software engineer and a poet.

Memos

To the inhabitants of the city:             Walk carefully through the day.             Wake each morning with a soft prayer.             Recognize the fragile nature of neighborhoods. To the inhabitants of the countryside:             Prepare for storms and bad weather.             Protect your land against … Continue reading

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A Moment of Clarity

I had a moment of clarity today. I dread the nights I spend with you. I have grown weary of the game. Your challenges have taxed my strength. Sometimes, I see through the mist. I have people who care waiting … Continue reading

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We Laughed Again

I was talking with a friend. She made a jab. I made a parry. Because she laughed I made my point. My new agility is fun today. I can jump and catch the thrust. I hop aside and throw a … Continue reading

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Time I Spend

Water flows down the street. I have cleaned my car for a date. I would like to make a good impression. Its shine will show that I care. Having the freedom to laugh, I can get ready to see the … Continue reading

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The Range of Motion

Did I ever plan for this gift? Did I ever anticipate joy and fulfillment? I have been learning more every year. Now, I have a wide spiritual range of motion. I have been changing slowly. I wonder what the future … Continue reading

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New book

I just released the poetry book “Eyes of Hope.” It’s available at Amazon at http://amzn.com/0986097705

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Progress

Have I progressed far enough? I walked through the day in safety. My joy is palpable. I was very hopeful. I felt alive and truly free. I see no illusions ahead. I hear no discouraging words. I am at a … Continue reading

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