Lee W. Barker

Lee W. Barker

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    Poems by Lee W. Barker

  • The Ghost Of My Past

    • Published: June 2018

    in Change Poems

    Fumbling, stumbling,
    around in the dark.
    Fighting, igniting,
    flames from a spark.

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    • Rating 4.44
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    I love your poem. It has so much depth. I am using it in a speech I am giving for The New Opportunity school for Women on Berea KY. Thank you for your poetry.

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  • Love At First Sight

    • Published: March 2019

    in Falling in Love Poems

    Like a bird upon a branch,
    She sat so elegantly;
    I knew right from the start
    She was the one for me.

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    • Rating 4.08
  • Behind This Face

    • Published: March 2019

    in Depression Poems

    Behind this calm face there is a raging storm,
    Like a war in my head since the day I was born.

    Behind this smile there is a lonely sad frown,

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  • Empty Chair

    • Published: June 2018

    in In Memory Poems

    The chair where you sat lies vacant and still.
    The air so silent, through my body runs a chill,

    The sound of your laughter echoes in my ears.

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    • Rating 4.39
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    Those who are near and dear to us may shine in our hearts forever like stars.

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  • Living A Lie

    • Published: June 2020

    in Depression Poems

    Walking into a typhoon,
    Swimming against the tide,
    That's just how it feels,
    When my truth I have to hide.

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  • Lee W. Barker, Birmingham, uk
  • 4 months ago

Thank you so much for commenting on my poem. I'm honoured that you're using it for your speech. Best wishes. Lee

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  • Lee W. Barker, Birmingham, uk
  • 3 years ago

Thank you so much. That makes me very happy knowing it has helped someone. Stay strong, and I pray everything works out ok.

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