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