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A Children’s Story

Once upon a time, there were three little Elves. Each Elf had a funny name that fit them perfectly. Miss Cookie was in charge of the kitchen and all the meals. Veggie was in charge of the vegetable garden, he did all the planting and watering and…

A Story of Today

It has become too difficult for me to comprehend what motivates people these days. I refuse to be a part of the nonsense that governs the many who prefer to be on a side, whether for good or bad. …

A Poetic Story

I opened a book to read
It filled my heart my mind
I read and read throughout the night
Until my eyes blurred blind
The words designed to set a stage
For what I’ll soon behold
The character who played the lead
Was getting on in age
The story starts from when a youth
Till now…

A Poem Remembering a Friend

We’ve lost a friend from this day forth
Through life she wore the sacred cloth
That brought her close to he well known
Who sits upon the highest thrown
Our dearest Martha is worthy to be named
As she now reaches life’s end game
So many loved ones will recall her…

A Poem of Life

How long shall we live to be
To watch the trees and the rolling sea
How long shall we walk the ways
To feel the sun on a summer’s day
How long shall we watch on high
The moon the stars that light the sky
How long shall we see our children…

A Life-Changing Poem

How much is enough
How much stuff do we need
These things that we cling to
Can it be that its greed
We throw it in piles as high we can reach
What does this way we live teach
We don’t have the room
We need the space that it takes
Get out the old…

A Poem of Love

I could use numbers to count the ways
I could remind you of those wonderful days
I could use fancy words that rhyme
Though I’ve said all of that so many times
I could get on my knees
I could say pretty please
I could play loving games and more
Why do I…


WOLRAD the pen name of Mark Darlow, writer, songwriter, poet, invites you to visit his website at

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