Grateful

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Grateful

I’m grateful for the spring
and Robert Frost seeing
the gold within the green.

I’m grateful for summer
and William Carlos Williams’
dependable wheelbarrow.

I’m grateful for autumn
and James Wright
along the Ohio River.

And I’m grateful for winter
and Robert Hayden’s father
on Sunday mornings.

 

(For Living Poetry’s Monday Poetry Prompt. Which poems am I alluding to?)

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker was born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough, North Carolina where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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8 Responses to Grateful

  1. jhkli59gmailcom says:

    Love it Bart!!

    Sent from my iPhone

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  2. It feels like family. A fine gathering!

  3. writenaked says:

    <3 "The gold within the green." It shines.

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