Riches and Rhymes

The Poetry and Writing of Janis Gaines

Month: April, 2017

Kites and Time

Who has kites and time for this –
To follow every whim and bliss.
Be ready when the wind blows.

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© April 6, 2017
Tryon, NC

The One Question

What’s the one question that you need to ask –
The one that you can take to task.
What’s the one question that erases all blame –
The one question that can clear your name.
What’s the one question where mercy lies –
And eliminates need for masks and alibis.
What’s the one question that brings the light –
That conquers fear and ends the fight.
What’s the one question that sets men free –
Whether we’re talking about you or me.
What’s the one question that lets love live –

Can you forgive?

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© April 6, 2017
Tryon, NC