Rick Hunter


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    Poems by Rick Hunter

  • -Time-

    • pending
    • Posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago
    How Time Seems To Have Grip On Us In Our Lives

    in Funny Life Poems

    Time keeps ticking away. Second by second, day after day.

    Time isn't a friend, but it might be a foe, as it has a grip on us wherever we go.

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    • Rating 3.50
  • The Box

    • pending
    • Posted on 01/29/20
    The Innocence Of Childhood

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    As I look back to when I was but a boy, I'd have to say a cardboard box was my favorite toy.

    There were no action figures in this day and computer games were still many years away.

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    • Rating 3.29
  • My Mother

    • pending
    • Posted on 03/09/17
    My Mother Whom Was Lost To Us In An Accident

    in Mother Death Poems

    I reached out for your hand today, only to realize you are so very far away.

    I want to hug you, but your time with us is through.

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    • Rating 3.60
  • The Rain

    • pending
    • Posted on 08/04/16
    The Beauty Of The Rain

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    There's a simple beauty to the falling rain.
    The same kind of beauty you find in a child's smile, or a flower covered hillside terrain.

    The sound of the rain falling on the roof above,

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  • The Butterfly

    • Published: September 2016
    Beauty Of A Butterfly In Nature

    in Animal Poems

    The butterfly is a thing to behold,
    with colors more beautiful than gold.

    Flying hour by hour,


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    You are so right!! I live in the country, where nature is so obvious around us. We need to take time to smell the roses. It's a beautiful feeling.

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  • Rick H., Newton, Iowa
  • 2 years ago

Sometimes we have to grow up before we are ready, but it is something that can make us strong as we go through life. You have said it well in your poem.

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  • Rick H., Newton, Iowa
  • 4 years ago

I can empathize with the author. Life isn't always easy. Sometimes life throws things at us from all directions at one time until we wilt into a ball and shut ourselves away from the world. Our friends become vials of pills and bottles of liquor and we spiral out of control.

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