Category Archives: Poet Laureate


You hear everyday – By Liam Newberry

You hear everyday By Liam Newberry You hear everyday Of those who give up, Living their lives like Mediocre shmucks Contributing nothing And leaving behind Nothing but a faded Husk with no mind These people, they make up The population … Continue reading

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Reformation Reception – May Grant

REFORMATION RECEPTION by May Cornelia Grant  Haiku: 17 syllables traditional Japanese format crafted October 11, 2017: at Central Congregational Church Lecture Series Kickoff Greeting Asian student, dark hair shines. His instinct turns, pours in MY cup!  

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The Station Waiting Room – Barry Bayon

The Station Waiting Room By Barry Bayon Passengers come and go, Bags and parcels in tow. Music through station loudspeakers soothes, Only to be interrupted by announcement of train news. “Attention please: Train # 1837, the 4:15 arriving from Boston … Continue reading

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The Train Ride – Barry Bayon

The Train Ride By Barry Bayon Station gleaming, Platform teeming, Riders streaming, Train bell ringing. Brakes bleeding, Train proceeding, Speed increasing, Sights fleeting. Passengers texting Conductor ticketing Children fidgeting Scenery soliciting Train slowing, Station approaching, Bags collecting, Passengers expecting. Brakes … Continue reading

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People of Hope – Barry Bayton

People of Hope (inspired by the sculpture by Robin Kolb entitled “Patience”) By Barry Bayon I look out into the street from my window. It is late and the city is asleep, the cars parked, the sirens silent. It is … Continue reading

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