Roger Sampson

Riverside, United States

Just a guy who loves to write; poetry, lyrics, short stories and random thoughts it is my passion. Photography is my second passion.

Recent Poem

The Rhythm of Time

The on moving moments… / the hours into days… / the rhythm of time / painting each new horizon

A Trilogy

yes it all comes down to a simple choice / to have calm in your life / and hear that still small voice / then heed what it’s telling you / …

Through the Eyes of a Child

Through the eyes of a child / is seen wonderments and / amazing scenes to relish and / ponder upon.

Paint Me a Song

Bend soft magical hues / over canvas pristine / let rise to the heavens / wondrous sound that is seen

When Spirits Glide

spirits do glide / at times to touch / meeting / sometimes to linger
Merry Christmas To The World by Roger Sampson

The Epiphany

the epiphany of realizing / a moment of joy for what it is / will etch the heart permanently, / so it can be savored for evermore.

The Two

There are but two / permanents in the span / of our lives that will / define us forever;

Back To The Days

When strife and stress / seem to capture our lives, / and worries rob our calmness, / retreat back to the days of dreams, / where complexi…

Eyes of a Heart

May the light of love / from your heart / shine through your / eyes so that others / may “see” the / goodness that lies there,


Remembrances of love / as they remain, / are staples in our lives, / as they are nothing less / than blessings for us / to treasure and lea…


If you cannot enjoy the music / with your eyes closed / then it’s not worth / watching the performance

A Matter of Fact

To laugh at nonsensical things / is a pleasurable gift.

The Performance

“I can see it” said the blind man.


sometimes / you have to go back / to white / and black –

The Light

The chords of its vibration sings of / peacefulness, they dance in harmonies / resounding in testaments of the greatest / love that dwells …
Leaves and Light by Roger Sampson Birth of a Song - the image by Roger Sampson Quantum Choice by Roger Sampson

My Golden Sun

set my lovely golden sun / fall to your place hidden from sight / for there you will usher forth / my dreams of love longing / carrying me …

Me and You

we smile in our love / we dance to our slow song / climb in our passion / it is just me and you / I gaze from above / the feeling is so str…

To Dream

to dream / is to be a visionary / to embrace a vision / is a declaration of hope

Get Off The Tabel Mabel

I fell in to the bar room / to try to drink my way out / there she was in the corner / dancing and flirting about

Destiny’s Dance

let’s soar high / in a scarlet sky / and kiss the sun / as we fly by

Depend On

I want to be your calm / to be your strength / to be the breadth / and to be the length / of all you need to depend on

A New Morning…

I sing with this song / as your dancing swirls you around / I smile in this song / as we blend into sound
Deepness in a Time by Roger Sampson

When Love Came

Love came a singing / and I listened to its sound / listening to each note I did / I was surprised in what I found

…In Our Love

In each passion driven / takes us to places / desired by both to go… / …In our love.


so go to a meadow / there bury all your strife / it’s time for tomorrow / begin to follow life

Set Into Rhyme

as in the beginning / set into rhyme / destined to be / will come the time
Set Into Rhyme... the image by Roger Sampson

To Sing

the music you fill me with… / I could sing / of our love forever

Coolness In Blue

she awakens in a dream / she runs in a misty mind / lingering in the coolness of blue / evoking a kindred kind
Beyond a Wish by Roger Sampson

Beyond a Wish

a reversal of charm / is a simple thing / when directed purely / an outcome will bring

Whispers of You

Deep in a time / between nightfall / and the sun / I give thanks that / I have solace / in you

Leaves and Light

A fondness is like / a leaf on a branch of a tree / or the soft glow of / a candle lit before you…
dans la solitude by Roger Sampson


safe in a dream / alone / in solitude / I touch
Like Leaves We Touched... by Roger Sampson


Nestled in a garden / beyond where thrones reach / farther away from where / sounds are altered

Simple Fact

A Saturday morning / without / biscuits & gravy

Spoken in a Whisper

her hair is falling in my face / like a sunset dipping low to tantalize
Like a rock in a creek by Roger Sampson

The Little Path

Right beyond the path, / the one on the right, / there is… the little one.
The Heart by Roger Sampson

nothing to remember… is everything

there’s no one to touch me no one to hold / nothing is the shoulder / for everything
Through the Soul's Window by Roger Sampson

A Good Place To Be

it’s so very right learning / lessons of life / in dealing with things / as they touch passing by

Dawning Of A Day…

the dawning of a day… / the dawning of a crystal sun / it’s climbing in the sky / has darkness scrambling on the run

The Apple

an apple sits on a table / it sits there in stillness / How it is viewed and perceived / is in the mind of the beholder

she sits In the shade of a tree

she sits in the shade of a tree / arms around her leg, her chin on her knee / she’s thinking of life as it is / she ponders what if, and dr…


sometimes / when the music / is over…

Living In Love

A prayer was offered, the answer was yes / it was clearly stated, you I will bless / I am so grateful this gift from above / she’s the reas…

Soul’s Window

Tis through the soul’s window / that beauty is seen

To Be Much More

At evenings dawn the clouds come to play / And like them we can glow and soar / Shining brightly in a single suns ray / We too can become s…

Faded Blue Jeans

it’s about coffee first thing in the morning / it’s about the sunset’s red hue / It’s about the smell of a lavender candle / and it’s you
Love...All You Need by Roger Sampson Collaboration - She Awakens by Roger Sampson Head Storm by Roger Sampson


a sinking sun is / just like a pair / of stoned eyes,

If Only Today Were Yesterday

yes fools they say / look at memories / to guide way

Where Shadows Cry

she came to a place where shadows cry / silenced tongue sings no relief, no sigh / draws only sorrow nigh


While splashing on sunshine / that was coming through / my window this morning,

….Counter Point

the clouds go away in the form of rain / love does this in the form of pain

The – Up For 24 Straight Hours – Poem

it’s not easy – it just takes time / time to find – a simple rhyme

Himalayan Hero

He’s the fool that sits on the hill / sitting all alone, / and sitting very still

Evening Tide

happiness is adrift so it seems / and I sit patiently waiting for the / evening tide to dance in once again


Love…. / the most giving of emotions / the most sought of elations

What Is Waiting There To Be

There is toward the East in Heaven, / a lake, where angels gather to tell tales / about those whom they watch and care for.


it’s time to sit in a dark room again / with a couple of things to throw / and wait to feel what comes back


…living on Earth is the only / way I can love her

Speed Of Thought

something gained / I always sought / traveling by / the speed of thought

On The Road

A young girl in rebellion / and / an old tire

A Unicorn’s Gift

A lovely green field now holding her view / On it soft dusting’s small red leaves wind blew

What Have I To Give Her

I have two eyes to drink upon her beauty / each time she walks by…

The Little Things

Smiles from friends / a sunset on a beach / a child’s song / a pretty girl

Things I Would Give

To my special friend / Some things I would give / To make her world / A sweet place to live

My Light

my light shines / more controllably / as I / understand / more fully / its true essence
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