It’s been a rough road;
I’m told that’s how the ball bounces.
Life is a strange frenzy,
and in the end we settle

our wayward hearts

to fall in love all over again.
The results are sublime;
to channel life;

a dedicated heart “attack”.

Walter J Wojtanik – 2018

dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #48 – Bounce (Whimsygizmo)




The door is always open,
for friends – the spice of life.
To share some time, some talk,
some java, some wine and sit to opine
about what greatness life has to offer.
The coffers are always full
when a friend comes to call.

© Walter J. Wojtanik – 2017

dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #41: Spice


Courage allows for our ethics to remain strong;
an idealism that is the antithesis
of what the common perception is.
A sense of decency and decorum.
A truth based in knowledge,
of good will, not bad faith.
Our punishment is the loss of freedom.

© Walter J. Wojtanik

dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #40: FREE


Faith lays silent and still,
a gentle prayer, a whisper,
a morning affirmation,
a vesper, a belief meant
as a relief for a troubled soul.

Faith is an internal discussion,
a rumble, a percussion,
an impression upon which
we hang our admission.
“We believe!”

(C) Walter J. Wojtanik

“Faith” Poem

dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #31: Still


a lilting sound,
a song played in the night.
fire crackles, sparks ignite;
stars abound.
this symphony of night

found hidden;

two souls in love.
whispered vows, doves coo
lyrics sung to that tune
captured, harmony that
will seal lips,

the kiss of love.

(C) Walter J. Wojtanik

Poetic Asides PAD Day 3: (Blank) of Love