Joseph Anderson

Bronze Star - 2,005 Points (3-12-25)

Joseph Anderson Poems

1. I Wonder 9/17/2010
2. The Church Is Calling You 9/22/2010
3. Bearded And Bewildered 3/8/2011
4. Batting One Thousand 12/26/2010
5. Improve Your Love Life? 5/2/2012
6. Could I Be Losing You 8/24/2010
7. My Great Desire-Free Verse 8/7/2010
8. Millennium 8/12/2010
9. Stirring Up Memories 8/14/2010
10. 'America, America' 8/11/2010
11. Somewhere, Down The Road 9/4/2010
12. Goodnight Irene 10/7/2010
13. In Search 8/21/2010
14. Intelligent Design? 8/12/2010
15. Is Heaven Worth It? 4/30/2012
16. True Love Will Last 1/31/2016
17. About Modern Education 10/1/2010
18. A Working Man's Blues 5/15/2012
19. Another Row To Hoe 1/18/2011
20. A Strange Dream 8/26/2010
21. Speaking Of Love 8/9/2010
22. These Precious Things-Sonnet 1/13/2016
23. All This And Heaven Too? 10/12/2010
24. Dear John, Dear Joe 9/9/2010
25. Brief Thoughts-Poetically 10/20/2010
26. Life Has Blessed Me 8/3/2010
27. The Spark Of Hope 8/19/2010
28. Shipping Out 5/8/2012
29. The Sword Or The Pen 5/10/2012
30. Physical Training-Air Force Style 5/30/2012
31. Til Morning Comes-Sonnet 1/11/2016
32. Adages For Any Age 12/10/2010
33. Yearning For Home 6/28/2012
34. Apology 7/7/2012
35. Did You? 8/6/2010
36. Cell Phone Sarcasms 8/22/2012
37. Love's Lesson Lost 12/30/2012
38. 'Born Agin' 9/15/2012
39. A Timely Rhyme 7/22/2012
40. Perhaps A Dream-Sonnet 8/9/2012
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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Troubled Heart Be Still

While I in acquiescence lie
To watch these troubled moments fly
And listen to my conscience cry.
Oh, troubled heart, be still.

To sit and watch, to hope and pray
And wait and want a better day;
To see my dear wife fade away,
I must hold on until-

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