Read Poems by Reason A. Poteet

Reason A. Poteet Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below are poems written by poet Reason A. Poteet. Click the Next or Previous links below the poem to navigate between poems. Remember, Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth. Thank you.

List of ALL Reason A. Poteet poems

Best Reason A. Poteet Poems

+ Follow Poet

The poem(s) are below...


NextLast

Snippet from my Past

To my hometown of the sixties, I plunge in reverie,
recalling where I found myself in nineteen sixty-three.

Each fall, the biggest thing going  - was going to the fair.
My town's the Sorghum Capital; cane fields still tassel there.

Talent contests, entering pageants, gave us identity.
I played piano several years;  I won in sixty-three.

My embroidered pillow cases - the best of twenty-two, 
the sorghum brownies I had made were chosen for the blue.

As a school project, I worked the cotton candy machine
and won a set of silverware the year I turned sixteen. 

I tried out for Miss Sorghum Queen, but stumbled, it's no joke;
and later wrote that fable down - "The Fall My Zipper Broke."

Hawesville of fifty years ago defines this hometown girl.
Gracefulness found me wanting, yet God’s grace fulfills my world.

written April 2011, posted June 23, 2017

Copyright © Reason A. Poteet | Year Posted 2017

NextLast

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment

 
  1. Date: 11/10/2017 6:31:00 PM

    Great piece, brought back a flood of distant memories. Nicely done.
  1. Date: 7/3/2017 8:02:00 PM

    A smile now gently spreads across my face. Lovely recollections.

Back