Poems by BD

The Widow’s Lament

The Widow’s Lament by BD Sadly, how life has changedfrom the happiest time, to thisnever thinking it would happenthe embrace and your tender kiss As I lay here, I think and hearhow the church bells rang and we weptbut I move to a place on a bedto where you would have slept Your gone forever…

Everything Will Pass by BD

Nothing will last forever any thing man-made imperfect though built deep within the future’s soil it barely touches the surface Our sunny and glorious day will become a rain-filled cloudy storm someone in grief, now forlorn will once again be reborn The lily that smells so sweet and pretty will bow its heavy head, and…

Sacred by BD

It seems those days are nearly over empty seats in every church while others blame others for the loss they continue on their spiritual search I walked around the city park one day and noticed 7 church steeples around and asked myself, “what happened”? I used to hear the bells sound Calling families and folks…

At The Gate

At The Gate by BD I wonder what it’s like at the beginning of our new Life gone will be the days of sadness of pain, of worry and strife As I recollect my life in whole and await our Master’s call will it be quick, painless or hurting as He stands before me, tall…

Kathryn, Queen of the Rails

Kathryn, Queen of the Rails by BD I reside in a lofty perch close by where the tracks will bend a few years have passed away at failed attempts at my life, to mend As the 4AM commuted rail passes I’m living a fairy tale fable the horn of the diesel strikes the key of…