Category Archives: Poetry

Wedding Toast

A toast to Jeremy my son, And to Eren, his beloved one, Who met in school at Centenary And now, at last, have come to marry. So now, my son, I offer this, A prayer for lifelong wedded bliss. May … Continue reading

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A Dog Just Peed in my Beer

Copyright 2014 by Joel R. Hall – All rights reserved. This song is dedicated to the young lady that inspired it. Thanks Melissa. Here is my acapella  recording so you can get some idea of the country tune that goes … Continue reading

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The Power of Perspective

Photo courtesy of NOAA Whenever I find myself drowning in self pity, Whenever I feel lost in the darkest night, Whenever tempests roil within my soul and threaten to tear me asunder, I cling with all my might to the … Continue reading

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Christmas Prayer

Merry Christmas to you.Merry Christmas to all.O little town of Bethlehem,Where came to Earth the Great I Am,Born as a baby in a cattle stall.Merry Christmas to you.Merry Christmas we sing.O lend us now your Holy Star,To bring together from … Continue reading

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Never

Never be ashamed of things that make you different, Or try to hide those traits that make you stand apart, For in them you will find the essence of your being, The beauty and the grace that God placed in … Continue reading

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Dropped Stones

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved See the dropped stones? They came with stones in their hands… They were ready. He could see the anticipation in their eyes. They were excited! She lay naked on … Continue reading

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The Puppeteer

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved She is the puppeteer. She only wants to help. She knows just what you need. Oh how she loves you so! With strings so fine, She weaves a web … Continue reading

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