A poem depicting the absurdity in comparing ourselves with others Journey On… Written by Elizabeth A. Van Cleve Don’t ever say- Because I’m here You shouldn’t be there or Because you’re there I shouldn’t be here It makes no sense Would you ever say- Because I am twenty You shouldn’t be two Because I love […]

Trying to Get it Right

A Poem I wrote today about the struggle in trying to get something right!                   Trying to Get it Right Written by: Elizabeth A. Van Cleve I heard you the first time and tried to get it right But my memory and my will Got into a […]

Made of Starlight

Made of Starlight Written by Elizabeth A. Van Cleve Descending in to an abyss, I awoke, and it was dark; But fireflies flitted about. I laughed and danced and chased them, tried to catch them, until I tripped and fell and descended yet deeper, where it was darker. The fireflies flitted about and I cried… […]

The Last Question

  The Last Question Written by Elizabeth A. Van Cleve The bird asks, Where shall I build my nest? What shall I make it with? When shall I rest? When will these eggs hatch? When will my peeps flee? Where will they go when they’ve parted from me? What shall I eat next? Where shall I […]

Stupid and Arrogant

Stupid and Arrogant Written by Elizabeth A. Van Cleve I once conversed with Stupid And found he inherited his name From a squabble he had with Arrogant Over politics, love and fame He came from the family of Ignorance His mother and father were deaf His siblings were Temper and Lazy Glutton, Careless, and Theft […]