Author Archives: William Wayne Smith

The Dream Fades

I slept lightly as the night passed. My bearings were lost in dreams too real.I awoke briefly and restarted the night. A new day will begin soon.The sun will rise above the edge of the sky.Stars will fade like the … Continue reading

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The Carnival

I’m walking through the carnival.The lights are too bright.The calliope is too loud.Clouds of smoke float by. I hold my head high.The night is not old yet.Now that the sky is dark,I can see the fireworks sparkle. I hear smooth … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

The morning hours are approaching. As I reflect on the mysteries of life, I see a spark.Its light in the darkness brings forth a new life.The evanescent beauty had just begun. Each opening into the future has another trial.Each fire … Continue reading

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In This World

I don’t feel safe in this world, There is no place to rest here.The fading light is hiding the truth. I thought I knew why I came,but now I am far away.“Never give up” rings in my ears.I will conquer … Continue reading

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