Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Silent Prayer – A Poem (For A Friend- Heather)

“Why must people kneel down to pray? If I really wanted to pray I’ll tell you what I’d do. I’d go out into a great big field all alone or in the deep, deep woods and I’d look up into … Continue reading

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In the Garden – A Poem

Introduction: This poem was inspired by Canon by Pachebel. It may help you read it more fluidly if you listen to the song while reading the poem. In the Garden As I step softly into the garden this morning The … Continue reading

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To the Attention of: Josh Groban (@joshgroban) UPDATED

Dear World, One of my biggest dreams right now, is for Josh Groban, to one day read this poem. Having Asperger’s Syndrome, everything is intense. My writing is definitely intense as well but it is almost always inspired by a … Continue reading

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Good Morning World

Today is going to be a gorgeous day.

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Fly On Faith Instead – A Poem [Excerpt from M, 2006]

My broken wings have torn again, Never nearly truly mend, I close my eyes atop this mountain, And fly on faith instead. [Revised Exercept from Monochrome 2006 by Gretchen Anne Gundel (maiden name)]

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Still Waiting – A Poem [Excerpt from M, 2006]

[Excerpt from Monochrome 2006] Hood over face I walk these halls, Hoping no one will notice, No one will trip me, No one will mock me. I’ve almost adjusted to their mockery, So why do these eyes still cry? Is … Continue reading

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Give It Wings – A Poem [Excerpt from M, 2006]

Passion is often misunderstood, It isn’t a sin, It isn’t lust, It’s a mix of desire and deep love. It’s a feeling like no other, And it burns within you, Its power is what you fuel it, If you feel … Continue reading

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A New Age of Adolescence – A Poem

I’ve been diagnosed with innocence, A bottle of pain in my pocket, It’s Society’s choice of medicine, Enough to cure to cure the deepest love, And it breeds a new New Age of Adolescence. {Excerpt from my book Monochrome, 2006}

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Gather the Candles- A Poem [Excerpt from M, 2006]

Kindle the flickering light- Within your palm. Gather the candles, and inscribe Their flame unto your heart For if Winter’s first flake should fall Freeze your voice, And dares to frost your soul, Your silent hope remains. [Excerpt from Monochrome … Continue reading

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Tempted by the soft glow of smooth ivory keys I slowly approach the Piano that lies in wait for me. As I begin, I breathe in Slowly allowing my fingers to linger Then firmly hold them down Provoking their intensity … Continue reading

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