The Night Sky

As the night sky went up,
I saw the stars start to shine.
In the dark, I don’t feel safe.
Light is a sign of the truth.

In the morning, I was waiting for hope.
The clouds revealed the sun.
I was happy for another Saturday morning.

I have some joyful times planned.
I will be seeing my family again.
We have been long apart,
but I still rejoice in our love.

William Wayne Smith

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Breathing Deeply

My lungs are full.
I breathe deeply today.
I do not take it for granted.

My family is torn apart
by the growing distress.
The neighbors we know
are not trying to understand.

Everyone has been a tease
and they don’t like the story.
I cannot explain it to them enough.

The places I stay
have been pulled apart.
I don’t have enough
Glue and twine to save it all.

William Wayne Smith


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Beauty

Beauty. An objective quality.
Beauty. A form complete and sound.
Beauty. The reality is clear.

Beauty. A subjective quality.
Beauty. A vision surpassing expectations.
Beauty. The feeling is clear.

William Wayne Smith

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Twilight

The sinking sun was the last event of the day.
The morning would begin with happy children.
Their bright faces fill the city.
They know their purpose and their destiny.

The rising sun seemed like the one before.
A reddish hue and a glorious sky of birds.
Each event stands alone as it repeats.
They are marking the new day.

The children remember days of long ago.
They have inherited a world full of light.
Hope has defeated the darkness.

They don’t expect an end to come soon.
These times are a permanent beginning.

William Wayne Smith


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