Rick W. Cotton

Rick W. Cotton

About Rick W. Cotton

I am a middle manager in Corporate America....when I am not staring out the window at the color of the leaves, or the clouds, or the blue of the sky. I am a hopeless romantic, love old movies and music, and special times. Cannot abide rap, liver and onions, reality TV, and shopping malls. I have a lovely wife, a fat cat, and a taste for BBQ.

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    Poems by Rick W. Cotton

  • A Love Song For Canada

    • pending
    • Posted on 10/01/19
    Cold But Wonderful Canada-what An Adventure!

    in Humorous Poems

    I have seen the winter in Canada,
    The cold is a savage blue thing,
    The Good Lord knows, when your nose gets froze,
    "O Canada's" real hard to sing!

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  • The Voice In The Forest

    • pending
    • Posted on 01/10/19
    Contemplation And Prayer

    in Prayer Poems

    A heard a soft sound, like wind through the trees,
    But there was no wind, for the air was still
    And the forest stood waiting, silent and strong,
    Trees standing guard as they always will

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  • A Thanksgiving Blessing

    • Published: November 2018
    Joy Of Thanksgiving Season

    in Thanksgiving Poems

    It's cold outside, but it's warm in my heart.
    And the gray fall sky is His work of art.
    Laden and low, quiet and still,
    November is welcome, and my eyes drink their fill


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    Beautiful! Simply marvelous. So deep and moving. I love it!

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  • My Friend Jack

    • Published: October 2018
    The Fun Of Jack O' Lanterns

    in Halloween Poems

    Jack comes every year to visit me,
    And his grin just makes me smile.
    Nearly toothless, he doesn't care.
    He happily laughs all the while.


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  • I Wouldn't Live In A Haunted House

    • Published: October 2018

    in Halloween Poems

    I wouldn't live in a haunted house;
    It's something I just wouldn't do.
    Not in creepy haunted house.
    Not with me or even with you.


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  • Rick W. Cotton, Katy, Texas
  • 10 months ago

You are most welcome! I am glad that it speaks to you.

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