Tag: niagara poet

  • Twilight on the Tow-Path by Ernest Green

    I’m a-sitting by the tow-path ‡‡Of the days of long ago, Where the long, green grass is growing ‡‡And the ox-eye daisies blow, And I see a fading vision, ‡‡‘Gainst the sun’s last westward glow, Of the schooners and the horses ‡‡In the days I used to know. Big-boned horses, drooping, weary, ‡‡As they drew…

  • To Avoid an Unpleasant Tryst by Christopher Ellis

    A young girl who’d never been kissed To avoid an unpleasant tryst She paddled her skiff O’er the watery cliff Becoming the Maid of the Mist Source: Laroque, Corey. Here’s What the Poets are Saying. Niagara Falls, Ont.: Niagara Falls Review, November 21, 2009 This limerick was entered into the So You Think You Can Rhyme (2009) Limerick…

  • Parked at the Mall by Heather Price

    Daredevils have been at the Falls 1812 brought us cannon balls Laura Secord was dear Warned British the U.S. was near Now we fight to get parked at the mall Source: Laroque, Corey. Here’s What the Poets are Saying. Niagara Falls, Ont.: Niagara Falls Review, November 21, 2009 This limerick won 1st place in the So You…

  • To the House of My Friend by Erieus

    House of my Friend! — may no dishonoring stain Pollute thy sacred walls: — may virtue bright The blest direction of her course maintain, And guide thy inmates in the ways of right: May no intruding demon ever blight Their mutual harmony, and love, and peace; But meek Religion’s pure, celestial light Shine in each…

  • Of Sometime True Lovers by Doug Smith

    In the yellow and blue dawn of winter I will come for her My misty apparition who fogs my eyes and senses and comforts me with her chilled wet kiss She knows my secret sins She’s lived my life “Come in,” says Niagara “The water’s fine” I know it’s not true, it’s freezing in December…