Author Archives: William Wayne Smith

About William Wayne Smith

I'm a poet, library fan and maker.

Rainfall

I watched the rain fall today.The clouds parted briefly, showing the sun.Today, the rain matched my heart.I was sad, but I could not weep. That night, the moon rose alone.I saw the brightest stars.I knew the darkness in me was … Continue reading

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The Forest Trail

I hiked along a forest trail.A cold stream was racing by.Majestic firs shaded the way.I was one with nature that day.           As I climbed, I spotted a stag.          Off the trail it was alone and proud.          A snapping branch … Continue reading

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Open My Heart

Open, my heart, open wide.The beauty of a snowstormstirs the soul with its light. Call out, my heart, call out.Can a sunlit morning revealmy ancient memories of birth? Reach, my heart, reach up.Days go by with high aspirations.I will reach … Continue reading

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The Path

I’ve been watching a quiet rain.I am following a difficult road.Did I lose the path to a safe haven? I do not feel that I belong.I wonder about strange mysteries.This place is alien and confusing.I have been planning to travel … Continue reading

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