AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Jill Eisnaugle, inancy rossman, iGreg Pendleton, iKaren Wilson, iChristina Neely, iJeff Ovall, iDave Cole, i

  Home > Romance > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

William F DeVault

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 42 Titles
· 69 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Aug, 2000

   newsletter

Subscribe to the William F DeVault Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:
William F DeVault, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Featured Book
Redeemed
by Ann Streetman

Kimberly had assumed he was a man crushed and embittered by his war injuries. Instead, Antonio Da Costa was a sexy, playful man with an inviting smile and a boyish twinkl..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


I do not chase the wind
by William F DeVault
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by William F DeVault
•  Overture and Underworld
•  early morning
•  Revelation in satin and silk
•  gold and violet
•  49 degrees in LA
           >> View all 37

Written of a beautiful friend.
------------------------------

I do not chase the wind
for it cannot be caught
and after I have fought
my way to the mountaintop
there would be no way to go
but down.

I do not chase the wind
for dreams are for their time
and I am wise, if past my prime,
and know how not to make an ass
of myself by thinking above the waist
sometimes.

I do not chase the wind
for it is but a metaphor
or five or six for the war
between the soul and the flesh
damned to fail and wail at rainbows
"Not fair!"

I do not chase the wind
for it would not be fair,
although if I would dare,
she might find me swift of foot,
carrying my golden apples of
poetry.


William F. DeVault.  all rights reserved.

 

Amomancer

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Axilea MU
Sweet wisdom William. Love the content of the second stanza and those "golden apples".

Axilea
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Compelling and I really like the rhyme scheme. The last verse is my favorite. "Golden apples of poetry" such a wonderful phrase.
Popular Poetry (Romance)
  1.  Meaningful
  2.  Breathless Desire...
  3.  No One Else But Her
  4.  All the Doors
  5.  needful things
  6.  How Much I Love You
  7.  My Vision of Love
  8.  Peace Or Passion...
  9.  Forbidden Treasure...
  10.  A Merging of Wills

Corn Rose: A Novel by Karen Epp

A historical romance fiction novel set in the years as WWII is winding down...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.