Chapter One
Assorted Writings
&
ARCHIVES
 
 
 

And once again, thank you for all of the GREAT e-mail
it's what keeps my pen moving!!  I will try to post more often
I can not tell how Great all the possitve feedback makes me feel!! 








July 9th, 2010
Although you can find many of my poems on writer's Cafe, and Facebook
I have added a new poem to this site
I hope that you enjoy it . . . .


Life's Chisel

added 07/09/2010






01/02/03
Based on Feed back from E Mails and the recent Poll,  I have re-listed the Top 14 Poems based on Votes recieved.

Thank You to all that casted their votes. A new page will be added soon for more of my newest writings soon
Once again, Thank You, and May God Bless . . .
 

 

  


This Poem came in tied for FIRST in the 2002 Email Polls

"Lasting Peace"
(re-added on 3/11/99) .......... Page 1



. . . Tied with . . . .


"Vows"
A Wedding Poem to  Gina & Micki
and others like them in many ways
( added on 7/20/97 ) ........ Page 5




This Poem came in Second Place in the 2002 Email Polls

"May Life be"
A wish for Happiness
( added on 8/03/97 ) ...... Page 4





and a not too distant THIRD is

The Journey
posted on 8/22/2000 . . . . . page 38




Fourth Place by a few Votes
Through Actions
posted on 8/12/2000 . . . . . . page 34




Fifth Place

"With the eyes of the Heart"
How we SHOULD see each other
re-posted  on  5/20/2000  . . . .  page 30



Sixth place( and my personal favorite)

"And the Devil Laughed"
a poem about the war between good and evil
10/12/1999  . . . . page 24



Seventh Place

"In the Breeze"
a poem written of love that transcends the boundaries of distance
added 8/07/1999 ........... Page 23





Eigth Place

"The Tides"
about eternal Love
( added on 4/29/97 ) ........ Page 6





another of my favorites
came in Nineth Place

"Somebody's Angel"
about how I was able to help someone else out
re-posted on 5/20/2000    page 28




Tenth Place

"The Addiction"
A friend's Battle with narcotics
(added on 10/01/97) ............ Page 9



Eleventh Place

"The Passing of Wisdom"
A poem about a how someone can touch your life
(added on 4/16/99)  ................... Page 14



Twelvth Place

"Politically Correct"
Why must we always be so touchy?!
re-posted on 5/20/2000  . . . .  page 32



Lucky Thirteen

"In Control"
A Poem about D.W.I
(added on 8/12/96 ............... Page 10



Fourteenth Place

"Inside of your Heart"
a poem about the long search for the right answer
10/30/1999  . . ..  . page 25



That Lovely Gaze
written a Long Time agp
Re-Posted on  11/15/2000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 44
 
 
 
 
 
 

Frustrating People
how some people get under your skin
Re-Posted on 11/15/2000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 43
 
 
 
 
 

Poetic Creations
free verse
posted on 11/15/2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . page 42
 
 
 
 

Loss of Words
free verse
posted on 9/18/2000 . . . .  . . . .. . .page 41
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sheila's Rain
free verse
posted on 9/18/2000 . . . . . . . . . page 40
 
 
 
 

In The Stillness
posted on  9/18/200 . . . . . . . . page 39
 
 
 


 
 
 
 

Love Exists
a differant rhyme scheme
posted on 8/22/2000 . . . . . page 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Gallery
posted on 8/22/2000 . . . . . page 36
 
 
 
 

"Completely"
free verse
posted on 8/12/2000  . . . . .page 35
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 

"The Open Seas"
The wondrous adventure of sailing
posted on 6/12/2000 . . . . . page 33
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 

"A friend in motion"
how people come in and out of our lives
re-posted  on  5/20/2000  . . . .   page 31
 
 

 
 
 

"A bitter Path"
how hate can consume us
re-posted on 5/20/2000  . . . .  page 29
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

"Another New Year"
rededicating through yet another New Year
added on 5/20/2000  . . . .   page 27
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Forgiveness"
a poem about finding the strength to forgive
added on 02/04/2000  . . . .  page 26
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Inner Strength"
Here is a poem that I wrote about finding an inner strength
to get you through the tough times
something that we all have inside of us
(added on 8/03/99) ................... Page 22
 
 
 
 
 
 

"In Sympathy with Love"
Is a poem written in memory of a good man with knowledge
that his beautiful family will read it
May they forever remember the beauty that he brought to their lives
And how he will Live forever inside those memories
(added on 7/30/99) ................... Page 21
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Because I have the words"
Many of you asked about my past poetry, specifically Love poems
that I had written a long time ago . . .
As they say, be careful what you wish for . . . well, I hope that you like it.
If so let me know, and more will follow
(added on 7/05/99) ................... Page 20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"A Sad Reflection"
A writing that was written during a recent self evaluation . . .
it inspired many changes in me
(added on 6/27/99) ................... Page 19
 
 
 
 
 
 

"The Value of a Friend"
A poem that touches upon the value of a friend . . . written for a special friend
(added on 6/21/99) ................... Page 18
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Advice to my Children"
A poem that hopes to impart a little bit of wisdom
(added on 6/06/99) ................... Page 17
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Children Driven by Hate"
A poem that I wrote after the attack on Columbine High School
in Littleton, Colorado (added on 5/18/99) ................... Page 16
 
 
 
 
 
 

"New Friends"
A poem that I wrote during a 1995 Boy Scout outing (added on 4/16/99)
THIS IS A 35K jpeg PICTURE!! ................... Page 15
 
 
 
 
 
  

"Little Man"
A poem about a a man of little patience
(added on 4/16/99) ................... Page 13
 
 
 
 

"All-time Hero"
 My Dedication to Joe DiMaggio
(added on 4/04/99) .......... Page 12
 
 
 
 
 

"The Chasm"
The trouble with getting along
(added on 9/28/97) ............. Page 11
 
 
 
 
 


 
 

"The Limelight"
 A verse to my wife, telling her nothing is worth it
if I do not share it with her
(added 10/14/97) ................ Page 8
 
 
 
 

"Farewell John"
Good-bye to a dear friend, and Great Man
(added 1/30/97) ................. Page 7
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

"The 20th ReUnion"
    In Honor of Lindenhurst Senior High
( added on 8/30/97 ) .... Page 3
 
 
 
 

"A Family ReUnion "
My Nephew's Wedding
( added on 10/09/97 ) .... Page 2
 
 
 
 



 


These following poems did not recieve any votes at all in the 2002 Email Poll 

Springtime
posted on 5/7/2001..............................................................................page 47
 
 

Tested by Time
Posted on 3/18/2001...............................................................................page 46
Sorry, not one of my best
 
 
 
 
 
 

Something New
posted on 3/17/2001................................................................page 45
sorry, not one of my best
 
 
 
  

All  writings  on this page are the copyright of Barry S. Maltese and should not be re-used or sold without his express written permission . . . Which can usually be obtained with great happiness.