Category Archives: Poetry

I Will Go Gently Into that Good Night ( In Response to Dylan Thomas )

I WILL GO GENTLY INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT ( IN RESPONSE TO DYLAN THOMAS ) By PoeticMeditations I will go gently into that good night I will not rage against the dying of the light This world has become so … Continue reading

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In a Perfect World

IN A PERFECT WORLD By PoeticMeditations In a perfect world, love would last forever Where passion’s flame would never die Until death do part, remain together Where truth is spoken, no need to lie. Each day would be full of … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Things Past

REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST BY PoeticMeditations Four AM – awakened by the sound of rain Desolate against the curtained window Thoughts come flooding in from another lifetime Along with the bittersweet pain. What began so sweetly had ended in remorse … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

PARADISE LOST By PoeticMeditations Did Milton know the agony of a broken heart Of love won, but now forever lost? Banished from love’s sweet paradise Forever to remain apart. Did he, too, suffer love’s wounds so deep and terrible That … Continue reading

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Days of Wine and Roses

Now available on Kindle is my first collection of traditional poetry, Days of Wine and Roses (Craig J. Eliott is a pseudonym). It consists of four parts: Part 1: The Rose (Love), Part 2: The Seasons, Part 3: The Poet, … Continue reading

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Starbucks Poseur

STARBUCKS POSEUR By PoeticMeditations He’s a Starbucks poseur With his Moleskine┬« and ballpoint pen Mock turtleneck and a latt├ę Sitting there like he’s Hem. He’s more like a bad actor In some third-rate, off-Broadway play Pretending to be a writer … Continue reading

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I Have But Words

I HAVE BUT WORDS By PoeticMeditation I have but words to woo your heart Comprised of simple letters Arranged in delicate patterns In pursuit of higher art. Seduce your ear with their velvet sounds Your eyes with their sparkling forms … Continue reading

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