Category Archives: Poetry I Wrote

“Where a Hippo Flies”

I’ve just decided to publish a book of poetry for young children titled: Where a Hippo Flies Poetry for those See the World through Young Eyes It will include several of my rhyming story poems and perhaps two or three … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Dance

I usually post my poetry on my poetry blog A Grateful Man’s Poetry at A Grateful Man’s Poetry rather than this one but in this case my heart whispered to include it on this site as well, and I’ve learned to listen … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Blessing

What a beautiful blessing That each sunset’s delight Brings the glorious birth Of another new night! — Russ Towne If you enjoyed this poem I invite you to check out eight other new ones I wrote and posted at A … Continue reading

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Five Days in Paradise

In case you were wondering why some of my most recent poems were about the ocean and nature, it is because My Beloved and I were on a mini-vacation at our favorite B&B. It’s very close to the beach and … Continue reading

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What Do Waves, Games, Heroes, Pack Mules, and Shopping Have in Common?

They are all the subjects of some of my latest poems which can be found at A Grateful Mans Poetry With Love, Russ

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Waxing Poetic

I’ve been on a poetic roll these last few days. If you’d like to experience my poetry, please check out my blog devoted to it at A Grateful Man’s Poetry The titles of some of my recent creations include: “A … Continue reading

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You Seemingly from out of nowhere Thoughts of you drift gently into my mind. They linger for moments then fade away As dew on a sunny day. Leaving a small and wistful smile in their wake. The journey from heart … Continue reading

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