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Jim Powell Poems
JIM POWELL – THE THANKER
Mo days in this house of mine and I got to see how I do afta the day I put up a SALE. Ma customer, in the profitable sense, have all manage to outdo themselves in a very sensible fashion.
JIM POWELL - IN MANAGEABLE STATE
Seein the basin of ma principle now as mo of a basis fo ma comfort, I see with much, I should say GREAT clarity, the need fo no discourss. See, I took on the idea, afta much thinkin, that ma way fo walkin is fo its purposs only. So I took on the decision fo walkin, when presented with its convenience, and not even fo a swift moment to let ma legs rest. Not even at the hard to predict sight of enticin woman passin. This is not to say ma body won't see a moment fo restin, this is to say I have taken on the idea to stretch its membas when convenience present itself.
JIM POWELL - IN INSOLUBLE CRISIS
When mornin arrive, I manage a clean face to match the finely washed clothes fo the day. Make me feel I’m off to a good beginnin But this seemingly fine risin has got me thinkin. Ma mind just ain’t coherin…
JIM POWELL – THE MAN OF THOUGHT
What is said Is no better than what is thought. The mouth give exit fo thought. The word – plurally speakin
JIM POWELL - THE MAN OF COURAGE
Speakin of maself – thirdly Is quite excitin Passed the obvious simplicity of ma name,
JIM POWELL – THE COMPOSER
Now that I’ve made an introduction of maself, I will allow maself to compose. I live, as I have not mentioned this yet, in a small…I should say miniscule part of the Great State of Virginia. Its location is in its tail, so the water don’t come even near. Not much of a fish anyway, guess I’m the sort that seeks lonesome comfort between high decorated walls. I should get to composin
JIM POWELL – IN THE RHYTHM OF LOVE
We use the eyes to see And they see with much brightness The way she flows on feet. If God had given her wings,
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JIM POWELL – THE THANKER
Mo days in this house of mine and I got to see how I do afta the day I put up a SALE.
Ma customer, in the profitable sense, have all manage to outdo themselves in a very sensible fashion.
I have to say I feel proud and my little heart goes on its beating in the most peaceful manner.
Sometimes I do see a change in its pace when I get the feelin the city smoke might be slowin it down, but I manage to recoverin with some herbal tea the stor provide.