Original Poems

Latest Posts

The Cloud

This poem was written by Sharon Wells Fulkerson. Another poem for the book of Dragon Tales.    The Cloud    A small calm cloud floats neatly before us; kind shade inspired lightning struck in soft heart of ancient mountain rock + railroad steel.   She often rises past our vision then visits, with cool drops… read more

Wisdom Mine

As written for the Book, In the Shadow of the Mountain.    Wisdom Mine   Man channels down through black shadows   far from where the people dwell.   On paths forgot by foot of man   dangling, swaying deep below.   Man puts his hand upon that flint,   upturns the mountain by its… read more

The Never Ending Stories

A poem from the book, In the Shadow of the Mountain. An Anthology of stories written by the Harlan High School Class of 1970, Harlan, Kentucky.   The Never Ending Stories   I once heard that Dragons do not exist! Purple Cows could not roam the land. Floating Orbs of light have somehow been missed. Walking… read more

The Quiet of Ease

A little poem about growing up in a small town. Published in the Anthology of stories by Harlan High School classmates, In the Shadow of the Mountain.   The Quiet of Ease   New snow, winds blowing, Birds flying through high thin clouds Walking among Blanton’s trees, Stopping, observing inhaling and learning The quiet of… read more