Category Archives: Poetry

Poems by William Smith

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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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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