Adeline Foster Poems
|124.||Smoke From The Chimney*||11/9/2012|
|125.||Sonnet Beyond Love||8/14/2007|
|128.||The Captain's Secret||2/5/2014|
|129.||The Cat Is Free||8/8/2007|
|133.||To Be Completely Known And All Forgiven||12/31/2012|
|137.||When Love Dies||11/10/2008|
|138.||Who Am I||9/21/2008|
There are different kinds of words
With names the same as you.
Nouns are any thing you name:
A cat, a dog, a shoe,
A city, or a country,
A feeling, or a zoo.
Frequently a signal
Will tell you that a noun
Is coming down the road of speech
Before you hear the sound.
Eight of these are common;
You hear them every day.
They tell you that a speeding noun
Is coming fast your way.
A house, an owl,
The house, my home,
Our house, their owl,
Your house, its home.
These noun signals can determine
If it is a noun.
They are ...
One gift, of all the gifts you gave,
Lives through eternity,
One gift I value more than all
The gifts you gave to me.
One gift was more than I could ask
If I had asked the moon,