Category Archives: Poetry

Poems by William Smith

The Bright Sun

The shining sun woke me this morning.I was startled by the glory of its light. My plans today are vague.The steps I take will be spontaneous.I don’t need to know the future. My visit to the square is fun.I see … Continue reading

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A New Day

The world will turn againEach moment the angles change.Each hour, the tide flows its way.The birds wake up—the day rewinds. The words float through my sleep.Songs are all around me again.This is my daily experience. I remember what my friends … Continue reading

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In the Torrent

I am in the middle of a river.The chatter in my head seems silent now.The din of rushing water is all I hear I took this shortcut without a good reason.I must stay alert and step carefully.I will not let … Continue reading

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Better Times

From my Patreon posts… Better Times Finally, we had some rain.But the river is still low.I hope the drought fades soon.The harvest this year is critical. The thirsty crops show they’re stressed.The fields are waiting for better times.Just as your … Continue reading

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