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The ephemeral soldier

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A poem about veterans. Dedicated to my grandfather Clarence Himes.

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veterans poem, soldier poem

Lover of Hate

Posted on Jan 23, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem on the dark side of humanity known as hatred.

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love and hate, loving hate, hatred

The idea of love

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A philosophical look at the human emotion of love, originally printed in the Messenger.

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love, self respect, relationships

Numb Memory

Posted on Mar 15, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on pessimism about the future.

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poem, poetry, shawn olson

My Dark Side

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Poems on personal selfishness, greed and other unsavory emotions.

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The Answers You Seek

Posted on Jun 20, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A poem on confusion.

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confusion, answers, poetry

My Lady Love Donna

Posted on Aug 12, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Donna was a wonderful wife.

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donna, my wife, love, lost

Cracked Pebbles

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

Poem on a relationship in trouble.

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cracked pebbles, poem by shawn olson, poetry, struggling relationship

All Worlds

Posted on Aug 10, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

Poem about the universe, life and chances.

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poetry, life, evolution

Hiding in the Cracks

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 28, 2012

A poem about the illusion of discontinuity; questioning the static.

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