Author Archives: robertwardpoet

Dignity and the Four R’s

To acquire and retain dignity you must have… Respect Responsibility Restraint and Resolve Advertisements

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Arrogance and Ignorance

The only difference between arrogance and ignorance, is the spelling.

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The requirement

Kindness may be an option but it’s a necessity for dignity.

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A Fowl Affair

(if you are on the archives page, click on continue reading to see this poem in the correct format.) I wonder where my chicken is? I’d surely like to know. Is she perched in the pear tree or fly south … Continue reading

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Today and Tomorrow

(to see this poem in correct format, click on continue reading if you are on the archives page.) You are today. You want everything. You never look back. Unknown lives do not concern you. You seek familiarity when it is … Continue reading

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Seeing the Earth for the First Time

( to see poems in the correct format, click on “continue reading” if you are on the archives page.) Astronauts from space see the earth and thin blue line of our atmosphere and come to realize just how beautiful, astounding, … Continue reading

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Hubris

(to view poetry in correct formatting, if you’re on the archives page, click on continue reading) There is a sickness. An all consuming one. But unfortunately our treatment of the symptoms is only that. For our pride and presumptuousness does not … Continue reading

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Discernment

(to see this or any of my poems in the correct formatting, click on continue reading, if you are on the archives page) Discernment Only the guilty know what it is to be innocent. Only the condemned know what it … Continue reading

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Kid Stuff

(to see text or any poem in the correct format, press continue reading if you are on the archives page) I dreamed one night I was soaring, on the breeze tied to a slender string high above, all the trees. And the … Continue reading

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Seeing Things From a Distance

I look at things a little different, than what I use to. I suppose, most people do, but not all. Now it seems, I’m not as close to things as I use to be. I’m somewhat, removed from the subject … Continue reading

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