Poems by Ann D. Stevenson

    1 - 10 of 14

  • The Interloper

    • pending
    • Posted 1 week, 1 day ago
    Discovering You Have Cancer

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    You came in uninvited
    and decided to stay,
    I am going to poison you,
    make you go away.

    More...
    • Stories 0
    • Shares 0
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 10
    • Rating 3.40
  • I Will Miss You

    • Published: October 25, 2022
    The Sadness Of Losing A Lifelong Friend

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    A fun and loyal friend to me,
    a friendship made to last,
    family ties from long ago,
    shared memories of the past.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 10
    • Rating 4.20
  • Six Senses Of Love

    • Published: November 24, 2022
    Falling In Love

    in Short Love Poems

    I hear your voice,
    I see you grin,
    I taste your lips,
    I breathe you in,

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 13
    • Rating 4.39
  • Retirement

    • Published: October 4, 2022
    Learning To Enjoy Life In Old Age

    in Work Poems

    Oh, the joys of growing old.
    No more work from nine to five,
    no hurry in the mornings.
    It's just good to be alive.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 5
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 16
    • Rating 4.00
    Featured Shared Story

    Oh, yes indeed, Ann. You have described my life to a T. I agonized over whether to retire or not because there was a time I loved my work, but it was the smartest decision I ever made. Once...

    Read complete story

    Share your story!

  • I Love To Breathe In

    • Published: June 23, 2022
    Recovering My Sense Of Smell After Covid

    in Short Poems

    Homely aromas
    of freshly baked bread.
    Scents of the garden
    infused in my head.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 6
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 12
    • Rating 4.25
    Featured Shared Story

    Ann, this is so beautiful. I have a lump in my throat. Once again, you have an ability with such ease to create a masterpiece in just a few words. The fragrances you chose to mention are...

    Read complete story

    Share your story!

  • A Touch Of Heaven

    • Published: July 6, 2022
    Learning Not To Fear Death

    in Poems about Spirituality

    Once I glimpsed another world,
    gilded streams of light unfurled,
    incandescent trails of wonder
    blew my present world asunder.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 56
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 14
    • Rating 4.57
    Featured Shared Story

    Ann, You have a talent that I don't have in my poetry. You can express your message in very few words but still leave a lasting, beautiful image in the reader's mind. This is a lovely poem in...

    Read complete story

    Share your story!

  • Flying Free

    • Published: June 4, 2021
    Sometimes Death Can Be A Release

    in Family Death Poems

    A whispered breath
    and then your soul
    flew, silent and swift,
    like a passing owl.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 125
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 54
    • Rating 4.44
  • A Triolet Of Heartbreak

    • Published: July 16, 2021
    Losing Someone You Love

    in Loss Poems

    Why did you have to go away
    and leave me with a broken heart.
    I prayed and prayed that you would stay,
    why did you have to go away.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 151
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 55
    • Rating 4.42
  • Keep Calm And Breathe

    • Published: October 2020
    Staying Calm When Stressed

    in Inspirational Poems

    Keep calm and breathe when feeling stressed,
    when life is tough. If you're depressed
    go for a walk, breathe in fresh air;
    talk to a friend you know will care;

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 164
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 37
    • Rating 4.30
  • Endless Summer

    • Published: July 9, 2021
    Memories Of Happier Times

    in Summer Poems

    Oh, for those cloudless days of old
    when holidays went on forever,
    clear blue skies were lit with gold.

    More...

    Go To Poem Page

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 229
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 31
    • Rating 4.13
    Featured Shared Story

    I can remember those lovely summer vacations with all my neighborhood friends, soaking in my 2-foot pool, riding bikes, sitting by the river, playing wiffle and kick ball on my street and the...

    Read complete story

    Share your story!

1 - 10 of 14

Back to Top