Riley welch is a poet from texas living in Denver. She posts three original poems a week. 


I once met a man
who was rather cold and frank,
and he told me
lacking emotion,
that life wasn't all that great.

Now how was I
to respond to such a statement.
Caught off guard,
yes, quite surprised,
I, as usual,
lacked response.

mouth finally closed,
I composed my thoughts:

When did
you decide,
the rights, the wrongs, the lefts,
in life.


Maybe it was his beard,
that granted him
such knowledge.

Though to this day,
I still believe
it had to be his nose.

It was large, and

Riley Welch

5' 4.5"