Joseph Anderson

Rookie - 391 Points (3-12-25)

Comments about Joseph Anderson

  • Rookie Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 7:04:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

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  • Bronze Star - 2,698 Points Anthony Di''anno (8/31/2013 1:38:00 PM)

    Joseph is a wonderful warm man. His poetry is rich in beauty humour and rhythm. He has an amazing ability to leave his readers warmed through to the depths of their hearts. I am so blessed to have found him on poemhunter. I have never met him and I am unashamed to say that I love both him and his poetry deeply.

  • Gold Star - 4,903 Points Patricia Grantham (7/12/2013 8:25:00 AM)

    I have had the much privileged opportunity to read many of Josephs poetry.
    His poems instills a sense of self worth and is very uplifting and heartfelt.
    His use of words are so very well put together and leaves very little to the
    imagination. Some can be funny and others can be very emotional. A true
    poet in all aspects. Many thanks to you from the depths of my heart. Love and
    peace!

  • Rookie - 5 Points Nurain Ali-balogun (9/17/2012 5:12:00 AM)

    Joseph Anderson is one of the unique poets whose poems I've been priviledged to run into. He seems to always have the perfect concept, perfect lines, perfect words and the perfect rhymes to cap it all.

  • Gold Star - 27,776 Points Valsa George (8/25/2012 1:15:00 AM)

    Amazingly sharp of mind and agility of spirits, this veteran poet of eighty seven is indeed a treasure to English poetry.
    His poems, delivered in rhyming and lucid poetic diction comprising a plethora of experiences is a pleasure to read!
    I wish him many more years of creative career ahead! ! !

  • Rookie - 7 Points Sylva Portoian (6/1/2012 4:40:00 AM)

    You... our dear Joseph
    You are never Semi-Literate
    All the famous poets in the east and west
    They did not write and read but they
    Poeted the best poets on earth...
    Poetry doesn't need language
    It needs passionate deepest sense...
    And you have it all
    All are shinning there
    Will never vanish
    You will remain Immortal
    Like any dear poet
    Who were poeting before Jesus Christ...!

    Sylva-MD-Poetry

  • Gold Star - 4,874 Points Walterrean Salley (5/7/2012 11:56:00 PM)

    Eighty-seven-year-old Joseph Anderson is an American treasure. This apt poet shares from a unique perspective. He writes passionately with the depths of wisdom, garnered over many years.

    Joseph’s poems warm the heart. His themes—some nostalgic and others contemporary—relate to everyday life. And his profound messages are very easy to grasp. It’s hard to stop at reading just one of Joseph’s poems, or to choose a favorite among them; they all are just that good.

    This 87-year-old World War II veteran has inspired many. And he has a lot yet to give. His days of inspiration are not over. And I wish him the best.

Best Poem of Joseph Anderson

A Candid View On Aging

I sat before my desk last eve
To assess my current plight;
The things I see, you might agree,
Indicate a major blight.

My heartbeat is irregular
And, likewise are my bowels;
My appetite has flown the coop
While my nervous stomach growls.

My sex drive took a wrongway turn,
On life's highway, some miles back;
My drugs for that don't seem to work
So, I'm no good in the sack.

My bones keep going crackle-pop
And my back's in constant pain;
I have fungus on my toe nails
And my garden needing rain.

My teeth and hair are getting ...

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Did You?

Perhaps at some point in time
As I lay in final rest,
Someone searching through this rhyme
Might find solace from this test-

Did you search for truth each day?
Could you laugh and shed a tear?
Were there friends along the way?
Did you have and conquer fear?

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