Poems by John Peter Read

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  • Love Is A Gift From God

    • Published: February 3, 2023

    in True Love Poems

    Love is in our heart,
    love is in our mind.
    Love breaks down all barriers,
    love is always blind.

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  • True Friends

    • Published: May 2021

    in Short Friendship Poems

    Whenever life gets you down,
    Remember I'll always be around;
    All you have to do is call.

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    "A friend in need is a friend indeed." This short poem reflects this idea. One can feel happy if he/she has at least one true friend.

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  • Nothing Rhymes

    • Published: February 2022

    in Aging Poems

    My head is full of words
    all jumbled up inside.
    But when I start to write,
    those words don't seem to rhyme.

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  • Happy New Year!

    • Published: December 2018

    in New Year's Poems

    Brush away old heartaches.
    Learn from our mistakes.
    Another year is finally over.
    A new dawn awakes.

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    Hi Rosie, I'm so sorry that you feel so sad and broken. Having been there myself, I know how hard it can be. Hang on in there, sweetheart. Things can only get better, believe me. God Bless.

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  • Searching For God

    • Published: May 2019

    in God Poems

    When searching for God,
    There's no need to look far.
    He's not in the clouds
    Or some far away star.

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    Dear Yannik,
    I'm so pleased you liked my poem. Thank you for your time and heart-warming comment.

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  • Memory Album

    • Published: November 2019

    in Meaningful Poems

    ​Memories are life's special moments
    Borrowed from the passing of time.
    Ghosts and shadows from bygone days,
    Etched and stored inside our mind.

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    Hi Laurie, I know what you're experiencing with your Mom. My Mom has Parkinson's and Dementia. This year her memory has gotten very bad. She imagines things that don't exist, at times forgets...

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  • A Gift From God


    • Published: October 2014

    in True Love Poems

    Love can't be described.
    It has no shape, it has no form.
    Love is not an object.
    Love does not conform.

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    Love is everything the poem says and so much more. It's constantly putting those you love before yourself and anything else.

    Throughout your life you'll forget many things,
    but never the...

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  • A Tapestry Of Memories

    • Published: September 17, 2022

    in Creative Poems

    A poem's but a whisper
    That lingers on the breeze.
    A few unspoken words
    Appear like falling leaves.

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  • I Miss You

    • Published: May 2021

    in Missing You Poems

    I still miss you
    As the weeks and years go by.

    I still miss you

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    Brother John, though it must hurt so much that you and the love of your life had to part, keep this thought in your heart, the day will come when you and your wife will meet in heaven and...

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  • Greatest Gifts

    • Published: December 2019

    in Christmas Poems

    It's not all about presents
    Laying under the tree.
    Trinkets made of gold
    Mean nothing to me.

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    I really loved this poem. What I love about this poem is its simplicity of what a true gift from the heart is all about. It’s just like Jesus was the gift of love to all the world from God,...

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