Michael Troy Buffo
Michael Troy Buffo Poems
- A Picture Of Love If I could possibly paint a picture Of the...
- Gabrielle (Note to the reader: This is by far my least ...
- Full Moon Here under the stars Where both of us lay With ...
- The Writings Of A Frustrated P... (Another of my earliest ...
- The Inner City Folk Song The black men hate the white men ...
- The Death Within Loneliness brings The death within And as...
- Just A Few Nasty Things Screw this and the hell with ...
Born in Vallejo and residing in American Canyon, California, I began writing poetry when I was 13 years old. Sadly, my first poem (about the genocide of Native Americans) , was lost within months of writing it. When I turned 16, my mother gave me a journal to write my poetry in - I still have it. Some of my poetry, I have put to music and some I have abandoned. Certainly, I have poetry that I deem unpublishable which, perhaps, no one will ever see. My poetry tends to originate under one of three circumstances: Elation, Depression or extreme boredom. Most of my recent writing has not been prose, but rather political and social commentary and letters to editorial columns under the ... more »
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A Picture Of Love
If I could possibly paint a picture
Of the love that I have for you,
It would contain the most brilliant colors
And the most gentle, changing hues
It would be of a sunrise
Coming out of the east,
With an intensity unmatched
By man or beast
It would sing of the Bond
That we share, you and I,
With the distant clouds jealous
Of our clear, azure sky
There would be blues, rich and deep
For the sincerest vows we each shall keep
The canvas shows through with virtuous white
For the peaceful way we’ll sleep at night
And it should have the...