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Peace

07.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap dedicates this poem to his loving wife. His last poem to appear here was “Memorial Day” (May 2017) Peace By Murray Dunlap With a broken brain In a world gone mad I search for peace God sustains me And keeps me going For longer than I expect Nearly dead To newly wed Peace equals […]


Memorial Day

05.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Death Divides a Life” (March 2017) For more about the inspiration behind this piece, read Murray’s story at Mused. Memorial Day By Murray Dunlap Today, I call Vulcan Dad Today, I miss him His father died in WWII My father died in a bottle So today, I’ll […]


Death Divides a Life

03.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Wait (quiet will come)” (February 2017) Death Divides a Life By Murray Dunlap A red light killed me An old Murray A life divided A new Murray has amnesia An old life forgotten But a new Murray writes a book Marries a priest Moves often, moves on […]


Wait (quiet will come)

02.12.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Dawn of Excellence” (January 2017) Wait (quiet will come) By Murray Dunlap In memory of Alex Stirling When the thunder fell When the light skittered across the water Mighty crickets fell silent Rain fell and drained through an etchwork of trees Matted fibers Milky face When spirits […]


The Dawn of Excellence

01.03.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Lifelong Dream” (November 2016) The Dawn of Excellence By Murray Dunlap After a year, we open our wedding presents Intentional, we were moving Now in Southern Pines, we awaken to find gifts In abundance, so very thoughtful, so kind Our dawn, an awakening, an excellence A fitting […]