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LITTLE COWGIRL by DragonsChest LITTLE COWGIRL :icondragonschest:DragonsChest 30 23
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My Mariposa
My Mariposa speak thy will
and gaze upon the waters still
pray silence for the winds sweet song
while letting daydreams dance along
your wishes may the Gods fulfill...
Your kiss could melt the coldest chill
thy touch it takes away my ills
in your embrace I feel no wrong
My Mariposa...
The teardrops down your cheeks will spill
in pools of joy they now distill
I'll be your shelter from the throng
may you find peace your whole life long
your beauty time could never kill
My Mariposa...
© 2018  David Rogers
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Apollos Enjoying A Snack by DragonsChest Apollos Enjoying A Snack :icondragonschest:DragonsChest 33 35
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She Waited
She waited though she knew he'd never come
so melancholy staring at the sea
her broken heart still pounding like a drum
in hopes of something that will never be.
"Be still," she begs the tears that start to fall
her tears, they never listened anyhow
still she hopes that he will come to call
and wipes away the tears upon her brow.
Her auburn hair it shines by candlelight
as does the rose vines on the promenade
the dress she wears she clutches very tight
and now entrusts her hopes unto her god.
Before to long the sun will have to rise
and bring to light what she already fears
will she relent and finally trust her eyes
or risk the bitter taste of cooling tears?
The stillness of this night does bode her well
in unison the crickets start to hum
and soon the tide will rise and start to swell
she waited though she knew he'd never come...
© 2018  David Rogers
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A Quatrain
Zion let me reach for thy apex
With all the strength I have within me
let me taste thy purity
or thine nothingness...
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JUST ME by DragonsChest JUST ME :icondragonschest:DragonsChest 23 47
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A Soldiers Life
He must be strong for his family's sake
he knows that means some give and take
the pain inside burns like a fire
but outside he will never tire...
In Afghanistan he was in a troupe
of seasoned veterans was this group
like the others he just followed orders
crossing lines along the border...
Then one day he hit an IED
that shattered all below the knee
he lay there thinking he would die
the fog began to flood his eyes...
The surgeons they had done their best
and finally he was able to rest
he was fixed with a prosthetic leg
that he thought was like a pirate's peg...
That is why he stays strong for his family
he must endure as fate may be
if you ever chance to ask him twice
he would still make the sacrifice...
© 2018  David Rogers
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HE CRIED THAT DAY
He never cried in his life;
for he had everything a man could want.
A loving wife, and children.
He wanted for nothing.
Then one day his wife got sick
she was diagnosed with cancer.
He believed she would survive this and live,
then one day she died.
He cried that day...
© 2018   David Rogers
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FOR CELIA
Gentle Celia how comest you here
to sorrows that lie in the sapphire mist
stalwart you think you have nothing to fear
but this place harbors them hand over fist...
You gave up music to follow your heart
condemning to silence your violin strings
over the years it has torn you apart
Celia, that is what sacrifice brings...
Gentle Celia you stand here alone
turning, your violin's lying nearby
in the land of sorrows you should've known
what you are seeing may be just be a lie...
Here is a place where there's no night or day
and beauty shares discourse with the morose
O how you hunger to once again play
but that would require you give up the ghost...
Gentle Celia we question no more
you remain the master of your fate
the dream lies ahead that has left your heart sore
there on the rock your violin waits...
© 2018  David Rogers
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Sweet Sixteen by DragonsChest Sweet Sixteen :icondragonschest:DragonsChest 15 28 Grayson by DragonsChest Grayson :icondragonschest:DragonsChest 18 20
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Dry Your Tears :icondragonschest:DragonsChest 18 7
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TO BECKY
You make me feel complete
what more, girl, can I say
I love your head down to your feet
and want you each and ever way
lips that taste so sweet
sunshine in my day
It's simple for me to feel
the way I feel for you
my heart no one can steal
I'm stuck to you like glue
our thoughts we can't conceal
can't we share them too
O Becky, to you my heart beats true
O Becky, what else can I do
except to say I'm glad I married you.
now I end my solemn song
hope you liked it to the end
hope together we stay strong
please I want to make amends
for your loving touch I long
I still hear you in the wind...
© 2018   David Rogers
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THE DEAD OF WINTER
In the dead of winter, Angles will not go,
to frozen lands where arctic winds do blow;
and what the eyes can see is only ice,
as far as one can be from paradise.
Dark secrets hidden, we are not to know.
This is a place that brings the mighty low,
and fears, like grapes upon the vine will grow;
O yes, it can beguile you and entice,
in the dead of winter.
There is no water here for boats to row,
and here you reap the very things you sow;
it tests your faith like rolling loaded dice,
to walk along that path, is bad advice.  
In the dead of winter...
© 2018   David Rogers
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Some Winter Haiku
Perched on frosted branch
American Tree Sparrow
nibbling goodies...
Fireplace crackles
storm is on the horizon
hot cocoa in hand...
Making snow angels
leaving footprints in the snow
crafting ice castles...
© 2018   David Rogers
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Journal Entry: Tue Jun 5, 2018, 12:06 PM




Unfortunately the doctors have found a blood clot in the left lower lobe of my lung.  This puts my health in serious risk and I have been put on a barrage of blood thinners.  They have also given me klonopin to calm me down, as I am a nervous wreck.  They say I have to stay on these blood thinners until mid November at best.  My wife has been a big help and I don't know what I would do without her.   My knee is healing up nicely and I continue to do my therapy as prescribed.  I miss you guys and hope to be back soon.  Love all my friends and followers and wish you the best till next we speak...

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My name is David, and I am a happily married man . I have been writing since 1978, and to date have written more than 400 poems. I have poems published in two anthologies 'A Muse To Follow' and 'Surrender To The Moon.' I have two published books titled 'Whispers In The Wind' and 'The Songs Of Martyrs.' I have won numerous awards for poetry from Poetry.com and Shadow Poetry.
I live in Colorado, and I love it here and will always call it home. I enjoy movies a lot, and my favorite is James Bond. I have an eclectic taste in music and will listen to many genres to include Hard Rock, Rock, Punk, Country, Celtic, New Age, and much more.
My favorite Book is The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. My favorite color is Orange. I am a huge lover of History (particularly English history).
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