Matt's Poetry Blog

This is where I post my thoughts on poetry and other random poetical subjects. I also post when I write a new poem so subscribe to hear about Matt's poems and poetry in general.

Evening Song by Sidney Lanier

posted Jan 24, 2016, 7:41 AM by Matthew Tener Wade

Look off, dear Love, across the sallow sands,
And mark yon meeting of the sun and sea,
How long they kiss in sight of all the lands.
Ah! longer, longer, we.

Now in the sea's red vintage melts the sun,
As Egypt's pearl dissolved in rosy wine,
And Cleopatra night drinks all. 'Tis done,
Love, lay thine hand in mine. 

Come forth, sweet stars, and comfort heaven's heart;
Glimmer, ye waves, round else unlighted sands.
O night! divorce our sun and sky apart,
Never our lips, our hands.

Evening Song by Sidney Lanier
From the 1910 "Southern Prose and Poetry" edited by Edwin Mims and Bruce R. Payne, Published by Charles Scribner's Sons in New York.

Meant for Many

posted Aug 16, 2010, 7:19 PM by Matthew Tener Wade   [ updated Jan 24, 2016, 7:27 AM ]

See the place for many, when empty.
But slowly now it starts to fill,
and the noise it begins to rise.
Faces friendly and faces not
looking to and fro,
for their own small space in that place.

They gather here and there, I notice
with the him or her they most prefer.
And every now and then I spot,
a certain he or she,
who is by chance or purpose,
making their place with me.
--Matt Wade

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Times Like This

posted Jun 15, 2010, 6:12 PM by Matthew Tener Wade

New Poem titled Times Like This.

Its time like this right here
when I realize just how fast it is
Today, this moment It's clear
but then I forget, it's gone

To read the rest of the poem click the like above.
-----Matt Wade

New Poem, Will I...

posted Jun 5, 2010, 12:05 PM by Matthew Tener Wade

New Poem, Will I...

Will I...
ever regret not telling you,
all that I wanted to say,
all that I kept thinking.
That was only the first stanza click here to see the rest.
Often in movies and especially in TV the common drama is: I'm in love with him/her but if I say so we might lose our friendship. Normally the producers can get at least three seasons out of something like that.
Perhaps a little more honesty would do everyone in real life some good.

I Heard a Flower

posted Apr 8, 2010, 7:43 PM by Matthew Tener Wade   [ updated Apr 8, 2010, 7:49 PM ]

I wrote a new poem I just put it up for all y'all to see. I only put the first stanza here, click to read the rest of it.

Today I heard a flower,
and it whispered me, your name.
I couldn't resist so I picked it up
and now present it to you.

I hope you all enjoy it! ---Matt Wade


posted Apr 6, 2010, 6:28 PM by Matthew Tener Wade   [ updated Apr 6, 2010, 7:08 PM ]

    Welcome to the Matt's new poetry blog. I hope you all ind the things I post to be interesting and informative. First a little bit about who I am.

    Who am I? I was born, and then I began the journey, the adventure, the great search, to find the answer to that question, "who am I?" Thus far I have found several answers. The first answer is, I am a christian. That is to say that I believe that a man, who was both God and human, named Jesus lived and claimed to be God. Jesus said that the only way to heaven was through him and he was killed for that statement. If I thought that the account ended there, then I would say he was probably crazy. I mean really a man who says he is God, that's ridiculous. But I believe that after being dead for three days this Jesus came back to life. It's because I believe he rose from the dead that I think he is God and all the things he said  were true and not delusional ramblings. And so I say I am a Christian and so I find part of "Who I am."

    Who are you?

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