Category Archives: Poetry

Poems by William Smith

The…

The whistling wind. The chattering finches. The ringing bells. The breeze of the morning. The spray of the ocean. The caress of the sun. The fragrant rose. The pungent pasture. The baking bread. The darting dragonfly. The rippling pond. The … Continue reading

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Clouds Approached

Until the rain stops falling, I will not go outside. As the clouds approached, I watched them spread. They blocked the sun and I only saw gray skies. I remember sunny days. I remember the brilliant blue. I know that … Continue reading

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Through the Dark

Today, I move through dark catacombs. Tomorrow, I will visit a hallway of sorrow. I am hiding a shameful past. But I know that my secret is safe. Over time, I will move on. I’ll be secure in a new … Continue reading

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Happier

The world felt sad today. I couldn’t smile to anyone. Soon, I’ll be home. I’ll turn the key confidently. Once inside, I’ll feel safe again. I feel alone on days like this. I need to have joy to share. Although … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Sun

The magnificent sun is setting. Beautiful clouds fill the sky. The natural world has begun a new cycle. Tomorrow will be ready for me soon. Simple explanations are enough for me. The others need cryptic words to hide. Without mysteries … Continue reading

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My Show Now

I am beginning to work. I’ve planned my performance alone. I have escaped your shadow. The lights shine on me alone now. I step into the dark tent quietly. I am stronger when the crowd cheers. I am just as … Continue reading

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Waiting at Work

I was waiting at work. The computer churned on my data. The droning fan was teasing me. The black screen fed my frustration. I needed the results at once. I began to grow impatient. My pulse raced and my mind … Continue reading

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