James C. Hartsell
'Wintersong'


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Wintersong's Poetry Archive

when I walk the last mile 


let there be 
peace that passes understanding 
let meadows of wildflowers 
blossom 
within my heart 
let the wind 
of the oceans 
softly touch my naked self 
and from the vast 
untouched wilderness 
of the world 
let there be birds singing in chorus 
and let my last walk 
lead me to the place 
ringing 
with children laughing


 by
James C. Hartsell
AKA Wintersong
posted at The Peaceful Pub
on
March 7, 2010
© 2010

why do I love you
(for  larrie)


if I were a cat
with nine lives
i’d spend them with you

two furry creatures 
spooning 
on a downy cloud

it’s not your physical beauty
nor your intellectual prowess 
it’s not the way you walk
or talk
it’s not the way
your eyes flash understanding
almost before I speak

it’s in your heart
your heart 
and in the way
it ties its strings
around all people


 by
James C. Hartsell
AKA Wintersong
posted at The Peaceful Pub
on
March 21, 2010
© 2010

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