Poems by Rick Hunter

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  • The Box

    • Published: December 2021

    in Growing Up Poems

    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,

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  • The Rain

    • Published: December 2021

    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

    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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  • My Mother

    • Published: December 2021

    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,

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  • The Mirror

    • Published: February 2016

    in Funny Life Poems

    My mirror is broken, or at least it seems to be,
    for today I discovered an old man staring back at me.

    The face I recognized,

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    As we get older, we look back and realize that age gradually snuck up on us. Once we take the time to look in the mirror, it is a startled realization about the facts we must face. This poem...

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  • I Hate Mornings

    My sister and brother in law are early risers, getting up to see the sunrise. My wife and I are just the opposite as we are night owls.
    This poem reflects yhe situation from my perspective.

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    • Posted on 07/22/23

    in Funny Life Poems

    The alarm clock goes off and I hit snooze, wishing so much there was a button that says refuse.

    I crawl out of bed trying to clear the cobwebs that have gathered in my head.

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  • The Turkey

    No real story here. Just a humorous poem for the holiday

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    • Posted on 11/23/23

    in Short Poems

    The turkey is an ugly bird, at least so I have heard.
    What a shame it's one and only claim to fame
    is a horrible ordeal
    and that is to be the guest of honor at our Thanksgiving meal!

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