Love Had Just Arrived Paris was trouble, Just a string of broken hearts, So he had to leave. London was trouble, Loneliness took advantage, So she had to leave. They met while waiting In an airport […]
She sat at the edge of the sea, Her skin warming in the hot sun. It was only here she felt free, Resting from battles lost and won. Here she felt refreshed and renewed, The […]
The Devil was Dead She had had enough, And burned his house to the ground, The devil was dead. She was humming an Arsonist’s Lullaby. He was her reason.
She She was done waiting, She had waited for years, Waiting for his love. She packed her suitcase, She’d be gone when he got home It would be his loss. Sure, he’d find someone, But […]
The Song of Wandering Aengus I went out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked a berry to a thread; And when […]
Liberty and Freedom Take not for granted, Your liberty and Freedom, They are vanishing. As we turn our eyes To other things, Lawmakers Broker our few rights.
Marvin Hartley Bell is a poet and teacher who was the first Poet Laureate of Iowa. Bell was raised on Long Island. He served in the U. S. Army as a First Lieutenant. He writes about […]