Author Archives: William Wayne Smith

What I Need

My jacket is hanging on the wall.I went out and saw the sunrise today.No one remembers who I used to be.I’m sad today but keep a good face on. Time with you is what I need.You could call today and … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The People Smile

[From the archive] I am sitting on a bench in the town’s center.I see people smile as they walk by. Once I sit down, I feel a breeze. The sunlight is filtered by a tree near me.The sun moves through … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Falling Asleep

[From the archive] The monitor glowed blue.I was lost in meditation today.As the images aged, I grew tired. Every day I take my seat.In the moments of love, I smile.I am captivated by my friends online. As I grow tired … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Sky Smiles

I look up to the sky with thanks. As the clouds flee from the sun,I see a bird flying high above. My family is very kind to me.They say I have my grandpa’s smile.They laugh when I tell a story. … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment