Author Archives: William Wayne Smith

Singing Bird

Every dream has been shattered.I want to be free from the anguish.As I struggle to understand,I walk to the window and stare. A bird was singing in the garden.It saw my hand and flew away.I drove away its beautiful song.Nothing … Continue reading

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Sand Tears

I have stumbled so many times.My tears have dried into sand.I won’t lose my confidence though. I do not fear the future.Boundless hope has never failed me.My sadness is but for a moment. I stand tall in the face of … Continue reading

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The Storm is Coming

I have seen the clouds darkenA strange haze fills the sky. I run to the shelterI find the others waiting. It is supposed to be safe hereI am glad that I’m not alone. Before the wind takes its toll,Rustling leaves … Continue reading

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Give

Love is my first inheritance,you gave away smiles and hope. Your dancing tongue said: Thank youWhat do you need?Have you had enough?  Your laughter infects my heart.You brighten my darkest day.I am glad that you were here.I am glad that … Continue reading

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