Mary Mc Creath

Veteran Poet - 1,100 Points (Glasgow, Scotland)

Mary Mc Creath
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I have been touched by the poems written by others on this site and I am enjoying reading them. It is good to read the words of people who have put their life experiences on this site for others to read, and be inspired by them. I am happy to have found this place.

My poems were written as I was reflecting on my life experiences.I have written most of them years ago and have them in notebooks. As I come across them I type them up on poemhunter. more »

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  • ''I am old now and I can tell you, I would not change my place with anyone.''
    Mary Mc creath
  • ''Light illuminates. It changes flat shadows into three-dimensional objects and brings them to life for all to see.''
    Mary Mc Creath
  • ''Today you smiled, were full of joy at prospects of tomorrow. Now you lie so still, absent, From all you wanted to do, or be. Yet present as you lived to
    Mary Mc Creath
  • ''The empty sky was deaf unto my plea. That emptiness descended now on me.''
    Mary Mc Creath
  • ''To see who we truly are and come to know that each of us is part of every star.''
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  • Silver Star - 3,649 Points Rajendran Muthiah (3/24/2012 9:23:00 AM)

    Your philosophical poem, 'To be...question', conveys wonderful ideas. Existence is within all beings. The essences of all beings dead and gone are one. Universal poet, you are! There is no end to commentaries to this
    this thoughtful line of Hamlet's soliloquy.Wonderful Poem! A few minutes back, I too sent a poem on this same title but not with a philosophical content. Best Wishes!

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Best Poem of Mary Mc Creath

Being-Caged Bird

Why am I not free?
To be…
The person that I want
To be?

Why must I feel tied?
To what I was?
What is the cause?
That I am not free,
To be - me?

I long to break the
That ties me to,
Doing the things the way
I do.

If only I could see,
What it is that keeps
Me blind.
That does not let me
The knot that ties
To the things I do.

Bird in a cage freer
Tis than
It knows the reason
It cannot fly,
Back to the sky.

I seeing not what
Holds ...

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