Works

Wisdom's Soothing Oil

Wisdom's Soothing Oil

1 page, updated Apr 14, 2014G
This is a three quatrain poem using free verse as its form.
532 reads votes 31 comments 50
Folly

Folly

1 page, updated Apr 06, 2014GCompleted
This poem is a light humorous write with a deeper underling theme...enjoy.
211 reads votes 27 comments 39
Karmic Strife

Karmic Strife

1 page, updated Mar 15, 2014Completed
Free-verse, 3 quatrain poem. I first wrote this poem in 2012, and was amended 3-15-14, Olan L. Smith.
235 reads votes 21 comments 37
Power of Thought

Power of Thought

1 page, updated Mar 05, 2014GCompleted
This is a single quatrain poem inspired by reading Danman258, poem "I Adore."
187 reads votes 29 comments 43
Monostich Poem:  Creation

Monostich Poem: Creation

1 page, updated Feb 17, 2014GCompleted
Monostich poem consists of a single line, metered or unmetered. A poem is an artistic expression of a complete thought, an idea, or a story with a beginning, middle, twist, and ending; in this case the story is the summation of the creation story.
123 reads votes 18 comments 44
Kiss the Cold Stone

Kiss the Cold Stone

1 page, updated Feb 07, 2014GCompleted
free verse poem in quatrains.
270 reads votes 25 comments 53
So Long My Friend

So Long My Friend

1 page, updated Feb 01, 2014GCompleted
Rondeau style poem, 15 line in three stanzas. Yesterday a childhood friend, Julie Block, passed away, and she will be sorely missed by all of us who knew her; I wrote this for her.
382 reads votes 26 comments 37
Journey Home

Journey Home

Spiritual #449
36 parts / 10 pages, updated Jan 21, 2014PG-13Completed
Journey Home c.2013, Olan L. Smith Journey Home is a collection of poems that is a personal search for my spiritual home. I go about this search with the tools of poetry u... read more
228,568 reads votes 1,552 comments 1,029
Endings Begin

Endings Begin

1 page, updated Jan 15, 2014GCompleted
This is a twelve line poem, free-verse, written in four tercet stanzas.
342 reads votes 30 comments 70
God, Strings, and Marionettes

God, Strings, and Marionettes

1 page, updated Jan 08, 2014GCompleted
This is a light poem with a deeper side to it, as it deals with quantum physic's and string-theory in a humorous way.
172 reads votes 29 comments 49
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CottonJones

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