Author Archives: W. Wayne B.

About W. Wayne B.

I'm a software engineer, a poet and a librarian.

Abandonment

When did the economy begin to fail? Some players were rushing ahead. Others had faltered as society crumbled. I can explain it to you, but does it matter? My friends were troubled by the changes. One had to leave his … Continue reading

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Pen and Paper

To trace the outline of my life, I use a simple pen and paper. Sometimes I use colors. Sometimes black is good enough. I do not share my insights. My thoughts are deep and personal. I grow stronger each time … Continue reading

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Snowflakes

As the mercury slumps in the cold night, I watch the stars glow in bright clusters. I capture the signs of winter in my heart. Silent snowflakes fell into a white blanket. The whistling wind adds to the hardship. In … Continue reading

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Sometimes

Sometimes life is fun. You have someone or something to fight against. One can find a passion that feels like life itself. Tomorrow can’t come soon enough. Sometimes life is painful. You have a problem too large. One finds that … Continue reading

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Near the River

There is a silent village near the river It flowers with a beautiful people The summer sun shares its bounty Their nature grows pure and strong This river flows from distant mountains Its clear water teems with watery life The … Continue reading

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Dangerous times

We live in dangerous times Every power has secret weapons The enemies around them have even more But the kings of hope see another way Their hearts do not waver. Their eyes see a world of light Their feet visit … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Love

My nights are filled with thoughts of love —          — love above the mountains          — love beneath the sea          — love beyond the stars But, by morning, every dream has fled —          — fled into the sighs of an enchanted … Continue reading

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