Category Archives: Poems

The Life of a Rose

by Trudy A. Martinez The Life of a Rose   The Life of a Rose The beauty of a rose is seen at its’ fullest. The beauty of a life is seen at its’ end. A pedal sings of its’ … Continue reading

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The Core of Truth

  The Core of Truth Posted on October 6, 2007by gramatrudy The Core of Truth Getting to the core of the Truth is like peeling an onion. As you peel away the dead skin, You may feel a little tinge. … Continue reading

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A Moment of Remembrance: For My Mom

A Moment of Remembrance: For My Mom Originally posted January 29, 2007 (edited 7-14-2014) by gramatrudy Note from the author:  I was prompted to write the poem that follows during my grieving process.  I recall a day my mom (Nellie) … Continue reading

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An Unspoken Message of Fear by Trudy A. Martinez: An Analysis of Carolyn Forche’s Poem “The Colonel”

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An Unspoken Message of Fear:An Analysis of Carolyn Forche’s Poem, “The?Colonel” by Trudy A. Martinez Posted on December 13, 2006 by gramatrudy Articles presenting psychological conjectures and theory appear in the Los Angeles…

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The Crabby Old Man

I received this via e-mail.  I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. CRABBY OLD MAN When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in North Platte, Nebraska, it was believed that … Continue reading

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This is a Free Country

This is a Free Country   Because that is so, I have a right to my view, And you have a right to yours.   Because I am free, We agree to disagree, And debate to no avail.   Because … Continue reading

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The Core of Truth

  The Core of Truth Getting to the core of the Truth is like peeling an onion. As you peel away the dead skin, You may feel a little tinge. However when you slice/chop to get to the center of … Continue reading

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The Life of a Rose

  The Life of a Rose by Trudy A. Martinez The beauty of a rose is seen at its’ fullest. The beauty of a life is seen at its’ end. A pedal sings of its’ beauty Through the touch of … Continue reading

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Two Puzzling Pieces

Two Puzzling Pieces By Trudy A. Martinez Did you ever meet two who were as different as night and day Yet fit better together than not? –gramatrudy- Here is just such a pair. Two sisters with different color hair.  One … Continue reading

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With Blake’s Stroke of a Pen

With the Stroke of a Pen By Trudy A. Martinez The first few lines of the novel A Tale Of Two Cities, a fictional historical novel, written by Charles Dickens presents a narrow view of history that sets the atmosphere … Continue reading

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