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Poems by William Smith

Far From Home

Today I am alone and far from home.Long gone are the places I knew.I felt safe when I was with my family.Their generous hugs taught me love. Finally, I have left my soul’s inner desert.I found the way to a … Continue reading

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New Information

What more do I need to do?I am gathering new information.My task today is but a beginning.I dare not wait until it’s too late. As I find the words to use,I strive for a better life.I always start over whenthey … Continue reading

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No Time for Sorrow

Walking on the blessed path,there is no time for sorrow.Finally, the change has come.I’m starting a new life.My heart is full of joy.My mind, full of wonder.I am ready for the journey.I will not hold back.My steps are steady and … Continue reading

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The Drought

I dreamt of a burning forest.A single spark ignited the terror.Roaring flames consumed everything. The hardiest trees have become brittle and dry.The fields are brown and barren.The wells bring forth only a trickle. The burning sun is high above me.Each … Continue reading

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