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1. Heir Egoista...
2. Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home
3. The Life of Tigger
4. Lucky Was Easy
5. If This Is Any Art For Which You Care
6. When It Was So Grand To Pretend To Be An Eskimo
7. This Home I Long For Yet Have Never Seen
8. The Tail (tale) She Had Long and Tall and High And Proud
9. Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years
10. definition (poetry 101 for me)
11. why not ask the cat?
12. Make (of) Me A Snow Angel
13. A Man Called Tsuris
14. Where Did Mrs Smith and Her Little Pink House Go?..
15. Outside the Window, Frozen
16. Enjoying My Newly Acquired Small Deserted Island, Thank You...
17. Butterfly Girls Like Me Were Meant To Fly
18. what makes a monster (sympathy for the monster)
19. Max on the max
20. A Box Of Darkness
21. Ramada
22. Fourteen Hundred Miles
23. Of A Wounded Branch
24. Tuesday afternoon in the jewelry box
25. the life and times of Medusa
26. Friend Squirrel I Call You December
27. Bitter Medicine
28. The Forward Pass
29. I Have Changed My Mind
30. Describe 9-17-2016/9:04 AM PST
31. after- midnight marauder's ice capades
32. Cannot Bring Her Back
33. in times like these... January 6 2017
34. Do I Hide From The Rain?
35. God Created The Universe, Then Look Who Happened
36. Oh woe the womb
37. Was I Reflected
38. Better Than A Cyanide Capsule
39. Wise Children
40. That Poet Girl
41. Her Controversy Will Always Be His
42. Speck Of Dirt
43. Good Weather Gone
44. What Does Become Of Us
45. Let Heaven Be Spring
46. Blood Poem (Sanguine)
47. Your Smile Lacks
48. Don't Want Your Prayers
49. In The Distant Fog Of Dreams
50. Greyhound's Lament
51. My Heart Took Off Walking
52. Where Have You Gone?
53. Bat-Ness
54. The Bullying of Mr. Big Life
55. My Ocean's Roaring
56. I Remember Her
57. When Two Thoughts Collide
58. We All Fall Down
59. Saying My Piece About Writing Here
60. none of our dirty business
61. On That Fateful Day
62. who will save themselves (show me how they will do it)
63. Stronger Than The Brave
64. When Words Failed Me
65. Just Listening
66. Over-done Potato
67. Affliction for Affection
68. Not A Disease
69. One Storm, Lone Woman, One Umbrella
70. It Could Be Spring
71. AWAKEN TO....my ode to Spring
72. Poly-Gorgon
73. (She Speaks In Parables)
74. I Want My Peace
75. No One Likes a Challenge A Challenger or One Who Wears Smart Pants
76. You Asked Me If You Were A Good Mother
77. Flying Low
78. (So For You) What Is Love? /Definitions
79. Great Big Waterproof World
80. Robin Kill
81. Enough to Clear The Rain Away
82. Perchance
83. for what she's worth...
84. the slave is freed
85. Potato Chip
86. On The First of November
87. of my battered heart
88. Astonish
89. This Is Not A Soft Story
90. sibling narrative (wary of toes)
91. Reflecting
92. walking leading with my chin
93. The Ways Of The Ones (herded from the truth)
94. Live The Way You Are (Paper Hearts)
95. Gathering of the Palavering
96. 437759
97. Less
98. Dance Of The DNA Daughters
99. "Crazy" They Call Me
100. You Aint Nothin' Better Than
101. Like Mad Romans
102. Odd Thoughts and Juxtapositions
103. Watercolors
104. July 4 2015
105. (The) Nightmare Man
106. It Came To Me While Doing Laundry On A Sunday Looking For Some Blank Space To Write In Before It Was All Gone...
107. Lizard Mansions
108. Thoughts While Nibbling Designer Toast
109. Haiku 2005 Revised
110. No Ropes Love
111. I Would Be Happy, Yes I Would
112. What Butterfly Must Do
113. Another New Born Babe Of A Poem
114. Trick Photography
115. The City (in Memory of Minneapolis)
116. Resentment Survivors
117. Observations on a City, Thursday Afternoon
118. You Can't Live Forever (And Ain't That A Relief)
119. For The Loss Of Words
120. Who Makes A Mother
121. Theater of Da-Da
122. Haiku For A Spent Spring
123. Choose Sides Now
124. Hope And Loss Two Fraternal Twins of The Same Reluctant Mother
125. From Direct Experience...Isn't That Life?
126. Think Again
127. on the day I die (written in a flash)
128. The Unrescued Boy
129. Taking A Long Journey to Nowhere To Return
130. Hello February Crocuses
131. Trust Is An Extinct Animal
132. Neighborly
133. Moving On Out ( Thank God) 1-30-2015
134. Canner's Lament 1970
135. Share Your Warm Cookie(s)
136. Death Is A Long Dark Door (Written 2002)
137. Stripped Down To The Nothings....
138. It is hard to loose a parent (at any age)
139. Endeavor Narcissus
140. The Best News (is the end of the day)
141. Anaconda (Portland 2004)
142. The Joy Of Dreams
143. The Silences (my silences)
144. Two Haiku's from 2003
145. Revenge (written in the summer of 1981)
146. A Circle (written April 14th 2003)
147. More Haiku's from April 2003
148. You Never Know What You Will Hear Riding On A Bus
149. Been Down/Been There 2003
150. Confessionalists
151. Something Wild
152. in the end it was the words
153. The Narrowing With Age
154. You Are The Wilderness
155. The Last One: Homage to The Carrier Pigeon Martha
156. do you know how to be a good neighbor...in the cold
157. why am I still here?
158. No One Owns The Land
159. My Brother The Coyote
160. Is It Right To Judge The Rain
161. Swimming With Neptune
162. Ding-Dong The Witch is Gone ...now we'll have some peace
163. Absinthe and Retreat
164. Mister Misbegotten.
165. sometimes I wonder (selfishness)
166. A Lesson Learned From A Feedback, Thank You, Mindfully
167. Dedicated For Those Whose Door Has Never Been Opened
168. Point of View (Alzheimer's Early Onset/Mother) Rough Draft
169. SO SAYETH THE LEG (the right one, of course)
170. Opinion/Commentary...Don't Feedback/ Just for the fun of it
171. How She Loved Blue
172. (I Could Tell Her So Much) But She's Not Here
173. great animal magic
174. the falling man (or the man who could fly)
175. make no more God poems for me today
176. Chicken Fat
177. landscapes escapes to dreamscapes
178. I have no generations to succeed me so that I can be remembered
179. some witches never know when things are going well
180. Good bye Little Crow....(I'm so sad and sorry)
181. Fifty-Five Needs to Be A Whole Lot Cockier
182. maybe some fool will notice y'all
183. okay, that was a weird one
184. I Am Sad For Mr Jagger's Girlfriend
185. the world is filled with folks who ain't got no feeling
186. what do I gotta do but start over
187. what's in a name
188. feathered friends
189. things to write about on the bus
190. something better to run to...
191. Salad
192. Now, There Is A Writer
193. Only You ? (refrigerator magnet poetry)
194. @ Crazy Quilt/Crazy World
195. ++ prophecy ++
196. -- DOG/FISH-- a dream state/story
197. new ribbons in the sky
198. Rooster ( A Very Short Story In 5 Parts)
199. threading myself through the river of night
200. ** FOUR o'clock shadow **
201. The Orneriness
202. evening thoughts on a train
203. No More Boxes No More Boxes No More Boxes
204. Here In The Garden Of Our Hearts
205. A Rant On Being Right
206. I Banish Memory
207. The Sky Reflects
208. Drowsing in The Early Morning Rain
209. A Day Spent Together At The Sand Hills Of Jamestown
210. I cannot explain You away with words
211. the tale of one hundred
213. Dream of The Blue Racers
214. the Mother I am and am not
215. dream achaeologist
216. definitions:
217. the residuals
218. welcome back, poem
219. A N G E R
220. the fix
221. nothing lasts
222. such little things
223. This Optimism
224. the hungry wolf.
225. Animikii
227. pebbles of hope 3-6-2014
228. the last conversation
229. a thing which has no words
230. improved in the groove
231. to be my own element
232. Little Cat cries
233. the bare bones of it
234. feeling lousy and low-brow
235. she was done with words
236. (what happens) when wishing can make it snow
237. one Friday morning
238. the seed of my identity
239. I Keep Dreaming Of Storms
240. one for me, and one for the horse
241. t h e c o n t r a r i a n
242. mother nature has devised new means for my end
243. your heart has a message for you brother
244. the cat speaks of himself
245. connecting synapses across miles and millennia
246. a metaphor of fear
247. Little Houses
248. It Is Your Habit
249. The New Modern Muse Pygmalion
250. people of the prairie
251. Mr Grey ( a re-write from 1997)
252. the conversations we have between us
253. random thoughts on a brilliant sunny day
254. giving is a lesson in learning how to receive (gratitude)
255. a blessing, surely, the day you found us
256. unconscious
257. a lesson to teach, a lesson to learn
258. outside falls the rain
259. written in December before Christmas **
260. Lipstick Tales
261. Nightmare Ditty for the Dark Man
262. what is dreaming?
263. Near Sunrise In October
264. (see) how you cry-out
265. Witness
266. stubborn
267. two sides
268. necessary evil
269. from the tomb of three days sleeping
270. It Was The Best of Your Best That You Had Left To Me, Father
271. early morning thought cloud in october
272. feeling the rain
273. because we are temporary
274. out with the felines
275. Beautiful Friend
276. Lull the Day to Night
277. x x x kisses x x x
278. when, we, en masse, are dying
279. when night is not enough for dreams
280. when what I long for is oblivion.
281. Going Back
282. All Wet
283. The End of Your Reign
284. one which brings me unending release
285. bicycled-in bounty
286. what grown up children of alcoholics do*
287. flutter of black
288. A Promise Is
289. So....
290. Stand *or...Ode To A Three-Legged Coyote
291. 40 plus years ago in an overgrown garden
292. and all to which they attach (* hold fast to life while you are able)
293. Succulencia
294. thoughts on the eve of the prodigal cat returning home
295. death comes for a visit * and nearly stays...
296. Better To Bend Than Be Broken (CHANGE)
297. a heart sometimes breaks when it dares to believe in miracles
298. with the memory of you growing transient as invisible ink
299. Describe
300. Black Hole Singularity
301. The Way of Violence
302. The Parts of Me Kept Secret
303. The Vibration Which Moves Us Slowly Towards
304. Luminary
305. Approaching Normal , Then Veering Right
306. One Of Modigliani's Women
307. When Crickets Stop Chirping
308. Last Thoughts On A Star-Filled Night In Spring
309. ghouls of boyfriends past... (looming)
310. The Definition of Ambivalence/Haiku
311. The Re-Dreaming
312. the slap of clarity
313. I Will Ascend Or Fall
314. I Am Unsubstantial
315. Monsters (Aren't We All)
316. drearied (really, a MUST read)
317. What Its Like, Huh, Is This What Its Like?
318. i understand why civil war girls wore lockets
319. My Green-Eyed Best Friend, Always
320. List of The Things I Have Missed
321. Small Groupings To Read on All Hallowed Eve
322. Do Butterflies Know?
323. Kaleidoscope (For Ann, My Mother)
324. Adult Child Has Questions For Her Dead Parents.
325. Adjusting: Define. What Does It Mean? Grey Geography.
326. Our Glasses Clinked, Like A Bell Of Mindfulness
327. A Piano Story
328. Sometimes, He Goes Traveling
329. hmmm...how did we happen?
330. I Hate Bacon
331. Nonsense Song (What Merry Meant)
332. If Love Is So Simple
333. If You Had To Fill Out An Application (To Be My Boyfriend)
334. Melissa (Little Bee)
335. You Are What You Do. (This Is A Message To Them All)
336. Look Out How You Use ( Bad Words)
337. Sky of Pall
338. To The Myth-Makers Liars & Self-Deceivers I Am Now A Non-Believer
339. Apple?
340. Before All That Needs To Be Said Is Done
341. Blood Ivory
342. Vulnerable.
343. A Friend By Any Other Name
344. Newest Primer Lesson
345. Later Hours
346. Poetry: Its How I See
347. Its A Whole Big Blue World, Ain't It?
348. He's Onto
349. Tomorrow Is A Little Girl's Word
350. Non Compos Mentis (Blues)
351. So Easy Is The Diagnosis
352. Locked Out of the Moon Mad World
353. Snow, Suddenly
354. Invention:Are You The Motherhood Of?
355. A Succession of Haiku's 2009
356. Shell (Object Poem or Not?)
357. A One Word Feedback By Any Other Name Would Be....
358. crow girl in tuxedo
359. I Live In A Place Where No Brave People (Of Fine Reputation) Dare Dwell
360. Snow Fort Symmetry
361. One Last Poem (for the Old Year)
362. The Moon Is Hope
363. Thank You for My Birthday (Capricornus)
364. I'm Going To Grow Up To Be (A Drone Pilot)
365. A Run On of Early Morning Consciousness
366. 19 May/ 19 December
367. Stale December
368. Incongruity
369. What Did The Geese Know?
370. OPTIMISM...Look at It Beaming
371. Lettuce Leaf People
372. Lamentation For a Left Leg
373. At The End of It All
374. SHE (We Find Her To Be A Disservice)
375. Quit Yer Blubberin and Let Me Read...(or do I really have a direct responsibility to the audience for their feelings?)_
376. Disturbance
377. Hibernating
378. No Fair Tales To Cleave To Now
379. Pyrrhic Victory
380. To Be Just Like You.
381. Live as a Garanimal
382. Ghost
383. Leaving Inertia
384. Collection of Disorganized Thinking on a Cold November Day
385. In The Cold Winter's Rain
386. Whatever, the Weather, the Sun or the Stars
387. cornucopia (of the unrefined) mind
388. Gadgets
389. Autumn's Wild
390. A-Mused
391. Writers (Some)
392. Thought Planes and Scan Pills
393. Remove The Fist
394. The Black Magic of Human Relations
395. Daisie
396. Daisie II (Daisie You Are Forever)
397. Disappear
398. Love A Possibility
399. The Silences
400. Come And Visit Me
401. Find A Man Who Cares (What You Think)
402. Disconnected From The Powers Of Emotion
403. We Could Have Been (Good Friends)
404. Git Along....
405. How Do You Prepare
406. They Came In
407. You Are Back (again)
408. In Too Much
409. Try To Have A Good Night
410. Not The Soured Milk of Human Kindness.
411. For A Friend
412. White Cat.
413. Quiet Kills
414. No More, Never Mind
415. Serenity and Self-Preservation
416. Grocery List For A Summer Afternoon
417. Spaces
418. no longer yours (contagion)
419. Its The First Day
420. A Thought In The Dark
421. Let Us Make A Nest
422. Even, If One Day, Reincarnation
423. Happy Un-Birthday, Darling
424. The Soul Searches
425. Preparedness
426. For the Years of Dancing (Dance Hall Days Gone)
427. Small Smile
428. (All) The Stranger To Myself
429. The Unedited Life (She says what she means to say...)
430. Hello?
431. I Feel Fine(r)
432. You Can't Be Telling The Truth...
433. Tell Three Truths, Then One Lie
434. Waiting for a Storm that Never Comes
435. Mercy Mercy Mercy
436. Love Letter to the Wind
437. No Write-Off
438. He Wakes With the Chickens (Catsonova)
439. Technicolor
440. A Forever Song of You
441. I Wonder At The World Anne-like
442. (Let Me Help You) Discover the Unexplored Country
443. She Hit You
444. "Loaf"
445. I Want You Not To Walk Out On You
446. His Words Immortalized About Horses
447. Primer Lesson For Toms
448. To One Who Made The Difference (to me)
449. Some Serious Silliness
450. Epitaph 2012
451. Asking (The Right Questions)
452. (You Did Me) By The Numbers
453. Watercolor Daydreams
454. No Shoes On
455. Sleep
456. Emptied
457. 444 Goodnight
458. You Made Me Feel (Just Like 20)
459. The Husk Before October
460. The Old Old Times
461. Lens
462. Look At The Pictures.
463. Now, Right In Front of You
464. Refrigerator Poetry
465. Lead Us Not...
466. --- She Floated In ---
467. Too Little of Peace
468. In the Big Lake Country
469. Tallest of the Tall Trees
470. (I'm Only Speaking) The Advice I've Heard Before
471. You Are Not The One, Not My Darling
472. Haiku Untitled 2003
473. The Last Sigh of Twilight
474. A Circle
475. indirect
476. Cold Blue Steel
477. Inner Horizon
478. Put A Band-aid On Your Forehead
479. Cold
480. R A N T
481. So Much Truth Is Wasted On The Experienced
482. The Chicken of Depression
483. Fabricators
484. All Beings Considered
485. Green Lava Imaginarium
486. This Is A Serious Poem
487. Optional Feature
488. The All Night Radio
489. Aversion to Showers
490. (Epidermal) Manifesto
491. Afterwards, Finally And At Last, The Difference
492. The Streak
493. Dying So I Can Live With Another Day
494. Happy Monster
495. All You Have To Do Is Ask
496. Last Night's (Nightmare)
497. Sirens (A Dream)
498. Whistler's Daughter
499. Imprinted
500. I Was Like A Child?
501. A Little Irreverence
502. The Session
503. Perhaps Its Halloween
504. Destiny
505. quiet comes dear
506. I Like Crows
507. Blueberry Blues
508. Poets Have No Place? (This may be long, but its worth reading)
509. Seeing (Before the tea is tea)
510. Just By Being...(thank you)
511. When We Begin....
512. Tilling the Turf of Dreams From Six Feet Under
513. Aimless
514. Thin Gold Band
515. Pour Mademoiselle Karin
516. Flattered
517. For Not Believing In Words
518. Crumbling Like The Sand
519. In the Mud
520. Untitled, But You Will Understand
521. In a Green Werewolf Sky
522. Wrongness of the Right
523. Sweet Old Red (River)
524. It Came Upon Me All Too Clear
525. This Chicken...
526. And You Will Grow Older
527. Crow, What Would You Do?
528. In Response to Denise Levertov
529. What Crows Can Do
530. Bad Blues Boy
531. Life is in the Details.
532. Knock the Giants Out
533. Mister Mix-Master Murderer
534. Death Can Be Unkind When It Steals Treasure
535. Fragile
536. Becoming
537. Dumbstruck By The Wide Sea of Humanity
538. Melted Chocolate Bar Memory
539. Recesses of Me
540. Rise Up Like Some Grand Balloon
541. I Dreamed of Drowning
542. For Ghuey
543. Be Tom T-Terrific
544. She Will Never Come Back
545. To The Voice From The Ginger Jar
546. Forever In Winter
547. Inheritance
548. Real TV is a Real Education
549. No Poems Left
550. Should Old Acquaintance
551. There Is A Woman
552. Diminished
553. A Bicycle Dreams
554. Two Hickey Necks on a Bus- or -Ode to Teen aged Love
555. Four- Footed Soul
556. In A Waiting Room Long Ago
557. Driftwood
558. Oeuvre-Body of Work
559. How Dare?
560. Look Behind
561. So You Do
562. Your Next New Dying Black Swan
563. My Old Man
564. Trust Joy
565. Crowded Out
566. After One AM (Haiku)
567. Little Blue Pill
568. Inventive (Haiku)
569. Impermanence (Haiku)
570. On Moving 2000 Miles Too Far From Home
571. Who Are They?
572. Prevent Your Next Breakdown
573. Again
574. Used to Think I Could Fix Them.
575. Description In 140 Words, More or Less
576. There He Sits
577. Like A Rose
578. Yes, We're Smiling at all the Right Intervals
579. This Here Agate- Hunting Place
580. Bulimic's Prayer of Contrition 2002
581. The Surplus Population
582. For Cat Child
583. Arrival
584. Tears of Hail
585. She Comes Without Directions
586. After The Skill of The Crow
587. Crow Haiku II
588. We Teach Without Example
589. Dared To Tell
590. Iris Haiku
591. One Cat's Opinion
592. Crow Haiku
593. Haiku Untitled
594. Dakota In August
595. We Said (living by our words....)
596. The Prairie Wind
597. Smile World Smile
598. Unrequieted 1989-1997
599. She's the Girl
600. The Lesson
601. With This I Can Sleep (Haiku)
602. Sunshine Blues
603. Puttin' It On
604. Girl's' Night Out (the word plus is pronounced the French way, as in plooh )
605. RED
606. Portland Skies (Haiku)
607. A Needle in P-town
608. Last Words of No Good Friday Malone
609. You Ever Decide?
610. On The Bayou
611. All We Are Saying...(2004-2005)
612. A View From My Window At Age 8
613. A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life
614. With Clearest Sight
615. Winter's Child
616. Buffalo Hunt 2000
617. Today's Meditation
618. Lemonade Days and Rhubarb Pies
619. Outlook
620. We Are Stones
621. I See You
622. Cuba Libre
623. Life Among Clouds
624. Yellow Flowers on a Chess Board
625. Buddha Man
626. About The Crow
627. When Da Wolves Come Near
628. Home Again--For the Holidays
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