Surnames Poems - Below
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I love F A I T H more than MONEY
surnames, adventure, endurance, faith, gospel, history, jesus, miracle,
Faith and Money
Are BOTH ... Gates
I chose WRONG
Thirty years later ...
He chose me
TWO: After Coming to Faith
Jesus answers Prayer
Myes (Myesvari) knows
As does Chantel
("Pillay; Morar" surnames)
Deo loves Dios
He is Perfect
In Love, Mercy
I tasted Grace
surnames, absence, africa, allusion, anger, anti bullying, break
Form: Blank verse
Let Rome burn, so spake Nero or one of his flunkies
Towns and cities are burning every day in the Middle East
Flames taste not of roasted chestnuts in the Alley
Of peace but the stench of hatred fills the air.
This will...Read More
Those thoughts not adopted
and orphaned alone
To never have surnames
—all bastards enthroned
(Villanova Pennsylvania: December 24, 2014)
Saint James the Fisherman Day
surnames, allegory, analogy,
Saint James the Fisherman Day
Rohr family was nicest and kindest;
They had found it so hard to resist;
High point there,
They would share;
A new Episcopal Church does exist.
James Thomas Horn
Member of St. James Episcopal
As well as a retired veteran
Church is currently...Read More
Nom Prenom - Last Name, First Name
surnames, allegory, education, perspective, satire,
Nom Prénom (Last Name, First Name)
To address a person by their surname
Rather than the given shows disrespect,—
Attests this is vulgar and profane
To the individual referenced!
If the intent is to use the latter,
Say Mr., Mrs., Miss or Ms. prior,
Be courteous and...Read More
Midnight roll call
surnames, africa, leadership, satire,
International relations clerk on duty enters
In her hand is a list of nations from Africa
One by one she shouts out their surnames
The assembly monitors gives her feedback
confirming presence or absence that day
Nations present she gives a golden ribbon
The ones absent...Read More
Shreds of 254
Form: I do not know?
Welcome to Kenya,
Where prisons make criminals more than not.
Where justice is read off papers na sio za constitution.
Where economy is simply taking money from one class to feed another one.
If the phonetics of our surnames don't click then bullets may,
Freckles They Called Him
surnames, race, retirement,
Walter Branham, a retired teacher, and his wife Victoria went to Applebee’s, the chain restaurant, for lunch one day last week. First time they had gone there. Usually they go to an ethnic restaurant but Victoria wanted a salad. Walt...Read More
MY MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT
surnames, humorous, me, work,
I worked in an Insurance office and loved my job
But the manager was an idle fat slob
He’d put in expenses sheets for work he hadn’t done
And was out of the door in front of everyone
But I digress…
He asked me to...Read More
What's In My Name
surnames, education, england, history, jobs, society, wisdom,
What’s in my name? It’s Candler,
A name as old as English tax.
If you’re of English descent, yours may be too.
Let us take a short trip back.
The Magna Carta united Englishmen,
But created a need for government.
Now, that government required some funding,
THE SPIRIT OF A SLAVE
surnames, baptism, bereavement, black african american, death, grief,
Form: Free verse
Where did all those black people go in Black History such as W.E.B Dubois,
George Washington Carver, Sojourner Truth,and many more that came before.
Why have their families disappear?
Hicks in the Sticks
surnames, funny, me,
My mama always told me that
"Hicks in the sticks"
was a thing way back when.
Timeless as mortar and bricks.
But who woulda thought
that someday she'd marry one?
Bet she didn't say hick no more,
her name itself was now and pun.
I'd always be jealous...Read More
surnames, food, people,
The people who only eat lettuce
and nibble some nuts from a bowl,
are totally, utterly tiresome;
this ‘smugger-than-thou’ rigmarole.
But me? I am rather old fashioned
and faddy foods don’t pass my lips.
I’ll tell you one thing that I fancy,
a juicy great steak –...Read More
Governor Gerry Brown marries Amanda Rice
She becomes Amanda Brown-Rice - look!
David Soul and Marguerita Cook? She’s become a Soul-Cook
Stephen Fry and Amanda Fish -- the Fry-Fish...Read More
Inlets and Islands
surnames, history, inspirational, people, places
Amidst these inlets and islands
Lies a land of a patriot nation
Where clans decree their might
Together in mixed relation
From the Lowlands to the Highlands
Family names of a forgotten past
Deliver us to their present
For these surnames are here to last
Sunrises and sunsets...Read More