16
June

Love’s Sudden Stop

by Richard Stephen

Often I ponder
the origin of words
of phrases and idioms
and the meanings they serve.
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15
June

The Small Boy Inside

by Richard Stephen
 
It’s been ten years now
Dad, since you passed on
and left such a hole
but still I must go on.
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13
June

Would You Offer Your Hand?

by Richard Stephen

If I stumbled and fell
would you offer your hand
and pull me back up
and help me to stand?
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9
June

Why You Are So Fair

by Richard Stephen
 
I study you in silence
often when you’re unaware
trying to learn what it is
that makes you so fair.
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5
June

If I could write the beauty of your eyes And in fresh numbers number all your graces, The age to come would say, ‘This poet lies; Such heavenly touches ne’er touch’d earthly faces.’ – William Shakespeare

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1
June

Damned Writer’s Block

by Richard Stephen
 
At a blank page
I sit and stare.
Words have fled me
I know not where.
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1
June

Welcome to the Poetic Fool Poetry Blog!

Welcome to the poetry blog of the Poetic Fool also known as Richard Stephen.  Here you will be able to read my original poetry, read some of the writings of my favorite poets and, hopefully, develop a love for poetry like me.

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