Donald R Barbera's Blog Posts Tagged 'Poetry' (3)

ST. THOMAS, ST. LOUIS BRIDGE

ST. THOMAS, ST. LOUIS BRIDGE

This is a first place prose poetry in a Kansas City poetry contest reflected what the author thought was a social issue of grave importance at the time. I wrote this in 1981,I found it while moving my books to their new home. Book shelves! It is extremely long and may be difficult to read, but it has cadence and all the things demanded in the formal world of literary poems

Around every corner it waits-silent,

never making its presence…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on June 9, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

R.I.F.

A little poetry from my perspective. Working with veterans constantly reminds of how puny the idea of a god is when amputations, loss of sight and worse are not  have no hope of restoration except for the gigantic talents of men and women that create prosthetics and perform life saving surgery.

Reduction in Force

Your attendance has been abysmal.

Your attitude leaves a lot to be desired. Your work habits have been at best inept.

You’re lucky that you…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on June 3, 2013 at 10:08am — 1 Comment

Reduction in Force

Rummaging through my reconstructed disk drive I found a bunch of stuff I thought lost forever. I got it all back and then some. I won't linger. Here's a poem I wrote in 1999. Nuff said.

 

Reduction in Force

Donald R Barbera, 1999

Your attendance has been abysmal. Your attitude leaves a lot to be desired.

Your work habits have been at best inept. You’re lucky  you…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on June 21, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

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