Poems by John Peter Read

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  • Shadows

    • Published: July 2021

    in Alone Poems

    I'm living under a shadow,
    No shape, no sound, no time.
    A black and white silent film
    That haunts a troubled mind.

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    • Rating 4.43
  • God's Gift


    • Published: November 2015

    in Short Love Poems

    Love is like a river,
    A never ending stream.
    Love is shared by each other
    To answer someone's dream.

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    Love has no rights or wrongs. It's a feeling that's so strong, like a tall building high above the sky. It's hard to reach from underneath that bright blue sky. Once I look into your loving...

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  • Little Signs

    • Published: July 2018

    in Wife Death Poems

    When a loved one passes on,
    Their spirit never dies.
    And as we journey on alone,
    They're always by our side.

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    Gentlemen (and ladies),
    My heart goes out to you. I need help. I will be gone soon. My wife has had to endure my sufferings and deal with all that comes with my disease. Before marriage, I...

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  • Heavenly Rose

    • Published: February 2019

    in Grief Poems

    I wonder, is there Valentine's Day in heaven?
    For the one I love is there.
    I would love to send her some flowers
    To let her know how much I care.

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    Brother John,
    That's so, so touching and beautiful.
    I believe there's a Saint Valentine's Day in heaven and that flowers grow there.
    Do not worry, do not despair for roses are abundant in...

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  • Keep Safe

    • Published: March 2020

    in Current Events Poems

    No more shaking hands.
    Don't touch your face.
    Never stand too close
    In a crowded place.

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    Excellent topical poem to us all over the world with what we are faced with. We must take responsibility not for just for him/herself and one's nearest and dearest but for all people of the...

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  • Halloween Is Here

    • Published: October 2019

    in Halloween Poems

    Dark and mysterious creepy night.
    Pumpkin masks shining bright.
    Scary monsters, witches' brew.
    Trick or treat, you have to choose.

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    • Rating 4.40
  • Ghosts And Shadows

    • Published: November 2020

    in Dream Poems

    I often lie awake at night
    While the world is fast asleep
    And take a stroll down memory lane
    Where ghosts and shadows meet.

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    • Rating 4.39
  • Tell Me

    • Published: February 2017

    in Meaningful Poems

    I wonder,
    Is there anything out there?
    Something we don't know?
    Our earth is just a grain of dust

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    Let me tell you, there is a God above. He did not abandon man. On the contrary, He so loved man that He came and died for us to save us. Your human life is not in vain but for a purpose. Gen...

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  • Wonders Of The Universe

    • Published: March 2022

    in Spiritual Poems about Nature

    Rainbows paint a picture
    On a showery summer's day.
    The wind is just a whisper
    To blow your cares away.

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    • Rating 4.38
  • Our Love


    • Published: November 2015

    in Short Love Poems

    L is for "laughter" we had along the way.
    O is for "optimism" you gave me every day.
    V is for "value" of being my best friend.
    E is for "eternity," a love that has no end.

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    • Rating 4.36
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    This poem means the world to me. I have been with my partner for nearly two and a half years, and we have had some tough times, but we have always gotten through them. Right now we are going...

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