Poetry - melissaahowells, Melissa A. Howells




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1. At My Gnarled Feet 7/27/2021
2. Burning The Trees Into Ghosts
3. Here, After?
4. Only The Lonely.... (its not about what you may think...)
5. And The Next, And The Next..... (written directly to page, will return later for edits)
6. My Truth Is Out There (re-edited for clarity of thought and image later)
7. The Better Poem
8. Crimson Crush (Re-edited and Mispellings Corrected 6/11/2021)
9. The Last Shall be Trace-less 5/25/2021
10. Beware When The White Night Calls // re-edited 5/25/2020
11. BUYING LIES 5/22/2021
12. The Future I'm Caught Up In...RE-EDITED 5/22/2021
13. IN THE WILDERNESS CALLED YOU
14. Broken Things Are Beautiful
15. Cool Pea-Green New Leaves....(Imaginarium)
16. Sharp Sticks For The Cinderella's
17. If Prejudice Were Dumb And Could Not Speak
18. It No Longer Surprises Me...
19. THE HEART IS AN ORGAN ON FIRE
20. Odd Things, Odd Thing.....
21. The Magical Closet( re-edited for clarity of metaphor)
22. The Great Tsunami Of Our Growing Grief written 3/2.2021--retitled 3/14/2021
23. WAITING ON THE WORLD (March/February 2021 poetry)
24. The Legacy List
25. WE SHARE... march 2021 poetry
26. This Firestorm Of Dying Lights..
27. The Threshold To The Other World...(March 2021/Feb 2021)
28. (MELISSA'S) ALL---TRUE---ISMS....3/3/2021 4:51 pm PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
29. I Long For Stars
30. February 11, 2012 / Today The Storm...
31. MOLECULES
32. No Broom Could Chase Me.
33. Self-Improvementizing....(yes, I made up a new word)
34. Big Is No Little Adjective. (revised)
35. The Off Brand
36. Taking Up Alley Living
37. YOU DO NOT GROW OLD
38. Out On The Street
39. THE MILES THAT ARE LEFT TO GO...
40. I Need To Fly
41. Burying the Dark
42. Judging The Rain
43. Mister Misbegotten.
44. The Haircut Thing
45. The Bare Bones
46. Lull the Day to Night
47. I Came From Water
48. Every One of Us Has a Door....
49. The House Is Alive
50. THEY NAMED ME ENOUGH
51. THE CRYPT OF THE KEPT AND THE KEEPER
52. UNDECIDED
53. Patch-Worked Trilogy
54. To Them, I am Dead, I am Dead
55. Uncovered
56. Someone Send Out A Search Party
57. Knock, Then Come Through
58. Elise, Elise
59. Great Big Waterproof World
60. The Blue Buffalo
61. Little Man Orange--My Mister Peanut Butter Trout
62. Wisdom of the Infinite
63. THE STITCH IN THE TELEPHONE WIRES
64. The Differences
65. The Springtime Shadows Play Games Upon The Wall
66. I Turn Forward
67. The Storm
68. Prairie Town Progress
69. Beyond Door Number Three
70. The Make-Up of Molecules
71. I Will Return
72. Marinate On This
73. A Smattering Of Mattering (How Do You Matter)
74. Threading Myself Through The River Called Night
75. And Then It Wasn't Hard To Be Eight Years Old
76. from the tomb of three days sleeping
77. So You Do (May 10, 2010 written for June 1987)
78. Lemonade Days and Rhubarb Pies
79. Life Among Clouds
80. HOW
81. EVENTUALLY...
82. THERE WILL BE MORE ...
83. At Night I Dream of Vampires Who Have No Bad Intentions
84. morning thoughts (begin again)
85. Human History is Pockmarked With Tragedy
86. After Wide Sargasso Sea
87. Unseen, The Lilacs And The Daffodils
88. A Man Of The Clouds
89. The Cruel In The World (Blue Bag Metaphor)
90. Somtimes in Surrender
91. Encounter Before Dawn
92. Great Spirit
93. Shedding Your Skin
94. Liminality
95. NEEDING /KNEADING MORE (sometimes)
96. WHAT WILL YOU THINK GENTLE READER, AFTER YOU'VE FINISHED READING THIS?...We Are All Star Children
97. Not My Season
98. Like The Wind In The Middle Of The Night
99. The Hoping
100. Better To Bend Than Be Broken (CHANGE)
101. Belle Du Jovan
102. The Hope Of All These Things Which Would Never Come In a Box
103. The Best Revenge (For All Your Critic's Critiques)
104. Informed Through Pain
105. All Too Clearly Now
106. The Birds Are Such Un-numbering Creatures of Distant Hitchcockian Past
107. Shrine
108. Silver-Tongued Devil
109. TONIGHT
110. The Factory of Resentments
111. Expect Yourself
112. They Grew (A Poem From The Imaginarium)
113. One Which Brings Me Unending Release
114. Where The Weird Actually Tried To Turn Pro
115. Accountants
116. Within The Green Wind Becomes The Fall
117. Open Lines
118. You Got Your Lilly Back
119. Errands (WHAT ARE YOUR UNOFFICIALLY APPOINTED ERRANDS?)
120. I Write This To Remember
121. The Dreaming Life ( A Series Of Dream Vignettes)
122. This Snake
123. What Could a Death Meet-Up Have To Offer?
124. Where The Dead Don't Mind...
125. Canis Latrans
126. I Wish God Had Better Magic
127. For Another Mean New Sun.
128. THE POCKET DOOR
129. Dragons
130. Nameless
131. Night Train
132. HOME
133. Different
134. wandering the rolling hills ...(written for his model)
135. All You Have To Do Is Breathe....
136. Funny, Not Funny
137. cat speech
138. A Start Again...(I Green-Dreamed Again Last Night)
139. Checking Out
140. All The Changing....
141. two out of three people
142. Lonesome Love
143. A Dog Should Have His Tail...
144. Some Children Have Nightmares (tentative title)
145. Enough to Clear The Clouds Away 4/13/2019
146. Last Night
147. Only The Choice To Be
148. With Words, I See A World I No Longer Fit In
149. of my battered heart
150. Devious
151. Crows...writing exercise in honor of April /National Poetry month
152. When People Go
153. Weak In The Knees
154. Make (of) Me A Snow Angel
155. Words
156. The Finisher's Song
157. In March (Finally, Spring 2016)
158. The Times Have Come Back Of Great Want And Lack, This Is The New Great Depression
159. July's Message
160. The Crow Is A Songbird
161. It Came To Me While Doing Laundry On A Sunday Looking For Some Blank Space To Write In Before It Was All Gone...
162. All For Algernon
163. Yes, You--There
164. Old Hunters Of The Fall
165. Two Better Pasttimes. ( A Bit O' Rant)
166. All In The Family (Family, What A Concept)
167. Wake And Remember
168. Unknowing
169. It Feels Better To Be Unfinished (Wish-Unspoken, But With My Eyes)
170. Hello Neighbor
171. If I Could Be The Sky...
172. How I Think That About Every One...
173. Small Sentry
174. All My Children ( CATS ARE PEOPLE TOO)
175. Call This Our Autumn
176. Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose
177. It Comes At Night
178. Falling Leaf, Falling Man/Woman, Rising Star
179. Afterwards...
180. You Are (I'm Here With You)
181. Evidence
182. Oh What A Fall
183. Perhaps I Too, Was Frozen
184. The Hot Seasons
185. Joyce Will Soon Be Seventy-Something
186. in-EFFECTIVE (Fragile)
187. If This Is Any Art For Which You Care
188. Like a Small Child Tucked Into
189. Plain Speakin' (Lyrical Poem)
190. Spokes Spoken
191. Its About Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Having To Write It All Down
192. From The Point Of A Star
193. If I Were Your Island....
194. This Is It
195. I Talk To A Machine In My Darkness
196. STRAIGHT FROM MY TILT-A-WORLD (legal copyright Melissa A Howells 6/13/2018 10:01am PST time/date stamped)
197. It Is The Rain
198. Its Their Problem
199. Les Animaux
200. A Little Bad Romance
201. Someone Burned The Trees
202. Something More...
203. Ghost Fox
204. I'm An Old Bad Dog Barking At The Rain
205. Live Your Life The Best You Can Within Your Own Follicles
206. Live And Let Live
207. Romance For The Unrefined Mind...
208. Imperfect
209. This Is Your New Portland Now
210. What It Means To Go Missing
211. Hello Grief...
212. Now Is My Season
213. Dog Lives Are Shorter
214. A Promise Is
215. I wonder......
216. In Simpatico
217. Hunger (Whose Is It?)
218. Illustration
219. Not Mine
220. For You Who Knows The Rain
221. Preschool Presence of Mind
222. Some Women/Some Woman
223. out with the felines
224. x x x kisses x x x
225. The Seven Billion
226. Blur
227. Have You Ever Been Blue (self talk of encouragement)
228. Try To Have A Good Night
229. Laughing Maid (They Called Me)
230. The Knowledge...
231. Storms
232. What Truth There Is When You See It (Maybe I'm A Man...)
233. transaction and interchange
234. Throne Of Stars
235. Lizard Mansions
236. Useless (Eaters)
237. In The Winter Park
238. Snow Is A Softening Of The Rain
239. I Am Time
240. Brilliance
241. Time Does Not Recognize Me
242. Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home
243. why We celebrate the losers
244. what makes a monster (sympathy for the monster)
245. Non Compos Mentis (Blues)
246. Coming Off Small
247. Counting The Long Days, Tilling The Greens
248. All Tarted Up
249. Hope You Enjoyed The Eclipse While It Lasted
250. Boy Restored
251. Please Don't Bring Me Flowers
252. Sometimes Love Comes With Electricity
253. Mrs. Stine, Isn't It Time?
254. Disappear
255. The Light Goes On In The Attic (WeAll Have Addictons)
256. Written For My Father Who Isn't Here To Know
257. Crowded Out
258. All Beings Considered
259. Little Water Bug ( learning the lesson of true pain)
260. Used to Think I Could Fix Them.
261. I Am....( a keen observation )
262. The Secret Eater
263. Into The Swirling Sea Of White.
264. Life's A Candle
265. Malla Batsick
266. not the story of my youth
267. (A Prayer of Intercession--Brief Joy)
268. For The Loss Of A Ghost Like You
269. Fragile Shell Of Morning
270. Love A Cat
271. I Feel Fine(r)
272. A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life
273. And With Words I Let Them Go
274. When He Returns From The Road
275. the brand of disappointment
276. Flashes, Glimpses, Moments, Time
277. Some Will
278. Beware The Sign of Sagittarius
279. No Woman's Friend
280. She Is My Friend
281. Every Time I Listen To the Wind.
282. Need You (note of encouragement to self)
283. I Travel Every Time I Think Of You
284. The Un-Promised Land
285. Poem Untitled, But, If Not For You
286. (You're) Still Here
287. As Sick As My Secrets
288. From The Desert
289. He's There
290. Then The Little Silver Fish Came
291. I Keep My Ray Bans Handy
292. Some Meaningful Proof For A Hopeful Dreamer's Eyes
293. You Are Not My Audience, I Just Borrowed You For Awhile
294. How Each Death Changes The World
295. Not A Good-bye Day (For Our Ghuey)
296. And You Might Be The Reaper
297. I Wish You Well (a prayer)
298. A Thousand Words For Snow Are Spoken By The Eskimos
299. A sibling narrative of lies
300. Oh, Now, The Pink Moon
301. And Even Stars Die
302. the life and times of Medusa
303. Max on the max
304. these times they have changed us
305. Here They Are Triumphant, The Crows
306. This Cow Tale
307. Bat-Ness ( The Vespertilians)
308. Absinthe and Retreat
309. Like A Snow-globe
310. visions of sugarplums by the river bank
311. What Is This Death? ( As I Grow Older And Nearer To It)
312. I Speak for Those Whose Voice Would Be Taken Out Of Social Circulation
313. Certain Succulent Pieces Of Time
314. So Much Beauty
315. Hope You Like It, Not
316. un-Completion (I Prefer It)
317. Woman Of A Certain Age
318. A Tesseract OrTwo
319. What'll I Do, Without You
320. whern night becomes day
321. What If
322. That Poet Girl
323. Confetti Universe
324. For the Years of Dancing (Dance Hall Days Gone)
325. Hot Sauce Packet Poem
326. Now I Am The One Who Chooses To Chose
327. Lost Before You Began
328. Time-Time (or Leading With My Chin)
329. The New Luster of Life (after the horrible scare)
330. snow scene: bird girl on winter hill
331. Ding-Dong The Witch is Gone ...now we'll have some peace
332. (What Can Happen) when wishing can make it snow
333. I Have Changed My Mind (waiting un-patiently for Spring)
334. God Created The Universe, Then Look Who Happened
335. Hide From The Rain
336. Better Than A Cyanide Capsule
337. Lucky Was Easy
338. Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years
339. The Tail (tale) She Had Long and Tall and High And Proud
340. Cannot Bring Her Back
341. Her Controversy Will Always Be His
342. Blood Poem (Sanguine)
343. Affliction for Affection
344. Outside the Window, Frozen
345. Enjoying My Newly Acquired Small Deserted Island, Thank You...
346. Where Did Mrs Smith and Her Little Pink House Go?..
347. No Write-Off
348. after- midnight marauder's ice capades
349. A Box Of Darkness
350. Friend Squirrel I Call You December
351. Butterfly Girls Like Me Were Meant To Fly
352. Bitter Medicine
353. Fourteen Hundred Miles
354. A Lesson Learned From A Feedback, Thank You, Mindfully
355. Of A Wounded Branch
356. Let Heaven Be Spring
357. Ramada
358. why not ask the cat?
359. Cuba Libre
360. Was I Reflected
361. The Forward Pass
362. Wise Children
363. Don't Want Your Prayers
364. In The Distant Fog Of Dreams
365. The Bullying of Mr. Big Life
366. My Ocean's Roaring
367. I Remember Her
368. We All Fall Down
369. Saying My Piece About Writing Here
370. (She Speaks In Parables)
371. This Is Not A Soft Story
372. Oh woe the womb
373. Speck Of Dirt
374. What Does Become Of Us
375. When Two Thoughts Collide
376. Good Weather Gone
377. Over-done Potato
378. Describe 9-17-2016/9:04 AM PST
379. Your Smile Lacks
380. Observations on a City, Thursday Afternoon
381. The Ways Of The Ones (herded from the truth)
382. Gathering of the Palavering
383. 437759
384. Like Mad Romans
385. You Aint Nothin' Better Than
386. Less
387. "Crazy" They Call Me
388. Dance Of The DNA Daughters
389. Odd Thoughts and Juxtapositions
390. July 4 2015
391. Your Next New Dying Black Swan
392. Where Have You Gone?
393. none of our dirty business
394. who will save themselves (show me how they will do it)
395. On That Fateful Day
396. Stronger Than The Brave
397. When Words Failed Me
398. Just Listening
399. Not A Disease
400. It Could Be Spring
401. AWAKEN TO....my ode to Spring
402. Poly-Gorgon
403. I Want My Peace
404. Flying Low
405. You Asked Me If You Were A Good Mother
406. (So For You) What Is Love? /Definitions
407. Enough to Clear The Rain Away
408. for what she's worth...
409. Potato Chip
410. Live The Way You Are (Paper Hearts)
411. Watercolors
412. (The) Nightmare Man
413. Thoughts While Nibbling Designer Toast
414. The Way of Violence
415. One Of Modigliani's Women
416. The Definition of Ambivalence/Haiku
417. The Re-Dreaming
418. I Am Unsubstantial
419. Monsters (Aren't We All)
420. Small Groupings To Read on All Hallowed Eve
421. List of The Things I Have Missed
422. If You Had To Fill Out An Application (To Be My Boyfriend)
423. Look Out How You Use ( Bad Words)
424. Shell (Object Poem or Not?)
425. What Did The Geese Know?
426. Astonish
427. Haiku 2005 Revised
428. The Unrescued Boy
429. Reflecting
430. Another New Born Babe Of A Poem
431. You Can't Live Forever (And Ain't That A Relief)
432. maybe some fool will notice y'all
433. The Sky Reflects
434. Lipstick Tales
435. 40 plus years ago in an overgrown garden
436. Quit Yer Blubberin and Let Me Read...(or do I really have a direct responsibility to the audience for their feelings?)_
437. cornucopia (of the unrefined) mind
438. No Ropes Love
439. I Would Be Happy, Yes I Would
440. What Butterfly Must Do
441. Trick Photography
442. Resentment Survivors
443. Hello February Crocuses
444. For The Loss Of Words
445. Theater of Da-Da
446. Who Makes A Mother
447. From Direct Experience...Isn't That Life?
448. Choose Sides Now
449. Hope And Loss Two Fraternal Twins of The Same Reluctant Mother
450. Think Again
451. Taking A Long Journey to Nowhere To Return
452. Trust Is An Extinct Animal
453. Neighborly
454. Moving On Out ( Thank God) 1-30-2015
455. Stripped Down To The Nothings....
456. The Joy Of Dreams
457. The Silences (my silences)
458. Canner's Lament 1970
459. Share Your Warm Cookie(s)
460. Endeavor Narcissus
461. It is hard to loose a parent (at any age)
462. A Circle (written April 14th 2003)
463. The Best News (is the end of the day)
464. You Never Know What You Will Hear Riding On A Bus
465. Something Wild
466. My Brother The Coyote
467. Confessionalists
468. do you know how to be a good neighbor...in the cold
469. Swimming With Neptune
470. You Are The Wilderness
471. The Narrowing With Age
472. why am I still here?
473. Girl's' Night Out (the word plus is pronounced the French way, as in plooh )
474. she was done with words
475. The Last One: Homage to The Carrier Pigeon Martha
476. No One Owns The Land
477. A Man Called Tsuris
478. It Was The Best of Your Best That You Had Left To Me, Father
479. Mr Grey ( a re-write from 1997)
480. Adjusting: Define. What Does It Mean? Grey Geography.
481. sometimes I wonder (selfishness)
482. No One Likes a Challenge A Challenger or One Who Wears Smart Pants
483. Dedicated For Those Whose Door Has Never Been Opened
484. some witches never know when things are going well
485. a metaphor of fear
486. make no more God poems for me today
487. great animal magic
488. Point of View (Alzheimer's Early Onset/Mother) Rough Draft
489. the falling man (or the man who could fly)
490. SO SAYETH THE LEG (the right one, of course)
491. How She Loved Blue
492. Chicken Fat
493. the world is filled with folks who ain't got no feeling
494. No More Boxes No More Boxes No More Boxes
495. Fifty-Five Needs to Be A Whole Lot Cockier
496. Good bye Little Crow....(I'm so sad and sorry)
497. okay, that was a weird one
498. feathered friends
499. The Parts of Me Kept Secret
500. A Friend By Any Other Name
501. what's in a name
502. the slave is freed
503. things to write about on the bus
504. evening thoughts on a train
505. something better to run to...
506. Salad
507. ++ prophecy ++
508. the Mother I am and am not
509. -- DOG/FISH-- a dream state/story
510. Here In The Garden Of Our Hearts
511. A Rant On Being Right
512. the last conversation
513. Now, There Is A Writer
514. ** FOUR o'clock shadow **
515. @ Crazy Quilt/Crazy World
516. IS THIS GOOD-BYE? ( YES/NO?)
517. --- She Floated In ---
518. new ribbons in the sky
519. Rooster ( A Very Short Story In 5 Parts)
520. Who Are They?
521. I Keep Dreaming Of Storms
522. I Banish Memory
523. Drowsing in The Early Morning Rain
524. Dream of The Blue Racers
525. A Day Spent Together At The Sand Hills Of Jamestown
526. I cannot explain You away with words
527. feeling lousy and low-brow
528. OLD TREE
529. dream achaeologist
530. welcome back, poem
531. the fix
532. such little things
533. definitions:
534. the residuals
535. A N G E R
536. nothing lasts
537. I Am Sad For Mr Jagger's Girlfriend
538. Animikii
539. the hungry wolf.
540. because we are temporary
541. t h e c o n t r a r i a n
542. one Friday morning
543. a thing which has no words
544. to be my own element
545. the seed of my identity
546. one for me, and one for the horse
547. mother nature has devised new means for my end
548. your heart has a message for you brother
549. the cat speaks of himself
550. Little Houses
551. It Is Your Habit
552. a lesson to teach, a lesson to learn
553. The New Modern Muse Pygmalion
554. random thoughts on a brilliant sunny day
555. people of the prairie
556. the conversations we have between us
557. giving is a lesson in learning how to receive (gratitude)
558. a blessing, surely, the day you found us
559. Driftwood
560. unconscious
561. Melted Chocolate Bar Memory
562. Nightmare Ditty for the Dark Man
563. what is dreaming?
564. (see) how you cry-out
565. stubborn
566. Near Sunrise In October
567. early morning thought cloud in october
568. Lamentation For a Left Leg
569. Witness
570. thoughts on the eve of the prodigal cat returning home
571. necessary evil
572. feeling the rain
573. when night is not enough for dreams
574. when what I long for is oblivion.
575. Going Back
576. All Wet
577. The End of Your Reign
578. I Hate Bacon
579. no longer yours (contagion)
580. flutter of black
581. Stand *or...Ode To A Three-Legged Coyote
582. with the memory of you growing transient as invisible ink
583. Luminary
584. Lead Us Not...
585. bicycled-in bounty
586. and all to which they attach (* hold fast to life while you are able)
587. death comes for a visit * and nearly stays...
588. ghouls of boyfriends past... (looming)
589. the slap of clarity
590. drearied (really, a MUST read)
591. hmmm...how did we happen?
592. what grown up children of alcoholics do*
593. So....
594. "Loaf"
595. crow girl in tuxedo
596. i understand why civil war girls wore lockets
597. Succulencia
598. a heart sometimes breaks when it dares to believe in miracles
599. Describe
600. Black Hole Singularity
601. The Vibration Which Moves Us Slowly Towards
602. The Moon Is Hope
603. Invention:Are You The Motherhood Of?
604. Perchance
605. His Words Immortalized About Horses
606. Approaching Normal , Then Veering Right
607. Last Thoughts On A Star-Filled Night In Spring
608. I Will Ascend Or Fall
609. Blood Ivory
610. When Crickets Stop Chirping
611. One Storm, Lone Woman, One Umbrella
612. What Its Like, Huh, Is This What Its Like?
613. Kaleidoscope (For Ann, My Mother)
614. Robin Kill
615. I Live In A Place Where No Brave People (Of Fine Reputation) Dare Dwell
616. We Could Have Been (Good Friends)
617. Nonsense Song (What Merry Meant)
618. You Are What You Do. (This Is A Message To Them All)
619. We Said (living by our words....)
620. Do Butterflies Know?
621. Adult Child Has Questions For Her Dead Parents.
622. My Green-Eyed Best Friend, Always
623. A One Word Feedback By Any Other Name Would Be....
624. Inheritance
625. Our Glasses Clinked, Like A Bell Of Mindfulness
626. Sometimes, He Goes Traveling
627. A Piano Story
628. If Love Is So Simple
629. Melissa (Little Bee)
630. Sky of Pall
631. Apple?
632. Before All That Needs To Be Said Is Done
633. Its A Whole Big Blue World, Ain't It?
634. To The Myth-Makers Liars & Self-Deceivers I Am Now A Non-Believer
635. Later Hours
636. SHE (We Find Her To Be A Disservice)
637. Vulnerable.
638. Snow Fort Symmetry
639. Newest Primer Lesson
640. The City (in Memory of Minneapolis)
641. Locked Out of the Moon Mad World
642. Poetry: Its How I See
643. Snow, Suddenly
644. A Succession of Haiku's 2009
645. I'm Going To Grow Up To Be (A Drone Pilot)
646. Thought Planes and Scan Pills
647. He's Onto
648. So Easy Is The Diagnosis
649. Tomorrow Is A Little Girl's Word
650. (You Did Me) By The Numbers
651. Lettuce Leaf People
652. One Last Poem (for the Old Year)
653. Stale December
654. Incongruity
655. OPTIMISM...Look at It Beaming
656. Hibernating
657. No Fair Tales To Cleave To Now
658. Pyrrhic Victory
659. Live as a Garanimal
660. To Be Just Like You.
661. Ghost
662. Leaving Inertia
663. Collection of Disorganized Thinking on a Cold November Day
664. In The Cold Winter's Rain
665. Gadgets
666. A-Mused
667. Autumn's Wild
668. Writers (Some)
669. Remove The Fist
670. Daisie
671. Daisie II (Daisie You Are Forever)
672. Love A Possibility
673. The Silences
674. Come And Visit Me
675. Find A Man Who Cares (What You Think)
676. Git Along....
677. How Do You Prepare
678. They Came In
679. You Are Back (again)
680. In Too Much
681. Not The Soured Milk of Human Kindness.
682. White Cat.
683. Spaces
684. Let Us Make A Nest
685. The Unedited Life (She says what she means to say...)
686. Hello?
687. I Wonder At The World Anne-like
688. To One Who Made The Difference (to me)
689. Some Serious Silliness
690. No Shoes On
691. Now, Right In Front of You
692. So Much Truth Is Wasted On The Experienced
693. The All Night Radio
694. Perhaps Its Halloween
695. Thank You for My Birthday (Capricornus)
696. A Run On of Early Morning Consciousness
697. At The End of It All
698. Whatever, the Weather, the Sun or the Stars
699. 19 May/ 19 December
700. Lens
701. Disturbance
702. Primer Lesson For Toms
703. Grocery List For A Summer Afternoon
704. Seeing (Before the tea is tea)
705. Wrongness of the Right
706. The Black Magic of Human Relations
707. I Was Like A Child?
708. Becoming
709. I Dreamed of Drowning
710. Disconnected From The Powers Of Emotion
711. No More, Never Mind
712. Serenity and Self-Preservation
713. (All) The Stranger To Myself
714. Technicolor
715. In the Mud
716. For A Friend
717. Quiet Kills
718. In A Waiting Room Long Ago
719. Its The First Day
720. A Thought In The Dark
721. Even, If One Day, Reincarnation
722. Happy Un-Birthday, Darling
723. The Soul Searches
724. Preparedness
725. Small Smile
726. Waiting for a Storm that Never Comes
727. You Can't Be Telling The Truth...
728. Tell Three Truths, Then One Lie
729. Mercy Mercy Mercy
730. Love Letter to the Wind
731. He Wakes With the Chickens (Catsonova)
732. She Hit You
733. You Ever Decide?
734. Watercolor Daydreams
735. A Forever Song of You
736. (Let Me Help You) Discover the Unexplored Country
737. Sleep
738. I Want You Not To Walk Out On You
739. 444 Goodnight
740. (I'm Only Speaking) The Advice I've Heard Before
741. The Chicken of Depression
742. Epitaph 2012
743. Put A Band-aid On Your Forehead
744. Asking (The Right Questions)
745. The Husk Before October
746. You Are Not The One, Not My Darling
747. Emptied
748. You Made Me Feel (Just Like 20)
749. The Old Old Times
750. Look At The Pictures.
751. Tallest of the Tall Trees
752. Cold
753. Refrigerator Poetry
754. Aversion to Showers
755. Too Little of Peace
756. This Is A Serious Poem
757. In the Big Lake Country
758. Rise Up Like Some Grand Balloon
759. A Circle
760. The Last Sigh of Twilight
761. Haiku Untitled 2003
762. Inner Horizon
763. Forever In Winter
764. indirect
765. Cold Blue Steel
766. R A N T
767. Fabricators
768. I Like Crows
769. Imprinted
770. When We Begin....
771. Just By Being...(thank you)
772. For Not Believing In Words
773. Mister Mix-Master Murderer
774. Arrival
775. Green Lava Imaginarium
776. The Streak
777. Happy Monster
778. The Session
779. Dying So I Can Live With Another Day
780. Optional Feature
781. This Chicken...
782. (Epidermal) Manifesto
783. Afterwards, Finally And At Last, The Difference
784. Last Night's (Nightmare)
785. All You Have To Do Is Ask
786. Unrequieted 1989-1997
787. Sirens (A Dream)
788. Whistler's Daughter
789. Pour Mademoiselle Karin
790. A Little Irreverence
791. quiet comes dear
792. For Ghuey
793. Destiny
794. Tilling the Turf of Dreams From Six Feet Under
795. Poets Have No Place? (This may be long, but its worth reading)
796. Aimless
797. Blueberry Blues
798. Oeuvre-Body of Work
799. Thin Gold Band
800. Crumbling Like The Sand
801. Flattered
802. In a Green Werewolf Sky
803. Crow, What Would You Do?
804. What Crows Can Do
805. Fragile
806. Untitled, But You Will Understand
807. Should Old Acquaintance
808. Haiku Untitled
809. Little Blue Pill
810. In Response to Denise Levertov
811. Sweet Old Red (River)
812. Recesses of Me
813. She Will Never Come Back
814. Outlook
815. It Came Upon Me All Too Clear
816. And You Will Grow Older
817. When Da Wolves Come Near
818. Bad Blues Boy
819. Knock the Giants Out
820. Life is in the Details.
821. Death Can Be Unkind When It Steals Treasure
822. Dumbstruck By The Wide Sea of Humanity
823. To The Voice From The Ginger Jar
824. Yellow Flowers on a Chess Board
825. Be Tom T-Terrific
826. Look Behind
827. Real TV is a Real Education
828. How Dare?
829. With Clearest Sight
830. There Is A Woman
831. Diminished
832. No Poems Left
833. A Bicycle Dreams
834. Four- Footed Soul
835. Two Hickey Necks on a Bus- or -Ode to Teen aged Love
836. Trust Joy
837. My Old Man
838. After One AM (Haiku)
839. Inventive (Haiku)
840. Impermanence (Haiku)
841. On Moving 2000 Miles Too Far From Home
842. Again
843. Prevent Your Next Breakdown
844. Description In 140 Words, More or Less
845. Yes, We're Smiling at all the Right Intervals
846. Like A Rose
847. Bulimic's Prayer of Contrition 2002
848. There He Sits
849. This Here Agate- Hunting Place
850. The Surplus Population
851. For Cat Child
852. Tears of Hail
853. She Comes Without Directions
854. After The Skill of The Crow
855. Dared To Tell
856. Crow Haiku II
857. We Teach Without Example
858. Iris Haiku
859. One Cat's Opinion
860. Crow Haiku
861. Dakota In August
862. The Prairie Wind
863. Smile World Smile
864. She's the Girl
865. The Lesson
866. Puttin' It On
867. With This I Can Sleep (Haiku)
868. Sunshine Blues
869. Portland Skies (Haiku)
870. RED
871. A Needle in P-town
872. Last Words of No Good Friday Malone
873. On The Bayou
874. All We Are Saying...(2004-2005)
875. A View From My Window At Age 8
876. Winter's Child
877. Buffalo Hunt 2000
878. Today's Meditation
879. I See You
880. We Are Stones
881. About The Crow
882. Buddha Man
883. Home Again--For the Holidays
884. All My Friends Are Dead, It Seems....
885. For Boiled Eggs and Mountains
886. The Thing You Move Out Of Your Way (writing exercise) 5/22/2021
887. TIME IS OF THE NONSENSICAL
888. Wild and Unraveling
889. A Long Long Time Ago
890. OFTEN I'VE WONDERED AS I LISTENED TO TRAINS
891. My Heart Knows.....(TO THOSE WHOSE HEARTS LIVE IN SPRING)
892. I REMEMBER THIS DAY AS IF IT HAD BEEN RECORDED IN A BOOK
893. Don't Breathe 3/17/2021 12:21 AM PST
894. Kikipurr (For Our Boy/Girl Cats)
895. I'm Out Of My Dreams 3/12/2021...the pain-body and dreams
896. Like A Small Street Dog Lured In By The Promise Of Meat
897. Preferring The Stars. (After College)
898. Only Yesterday (For T.J..)
899. WHAT CHIRPLESS CRICKETS MAY PREDICT (IN HORROR MOVIES--DREAM POEM)
900. 21st Century Proverbs...more will be added, you wait and read...
901. Being Ourselves...
902. So Glad I Met You
903. Not Someone's Grand Illusion
904. A Bird, A Fly, A Cripple (Pity Poem?)
905. Haiku's In Triplicate
906. The Change In The Change(s)
907. EXPECT COMPLICATIONS
908. A New Clear
909. What Exactly Comes Next?
910. On the Wings Of A Bird
911. My Heart Knows Him Still ( For TLP)
912. Sometimes In Losing I Have Gained A Lot
913. When My Blues Are Gone
914. Didn't You Learn That First Lesson In Kindergarten?
915. the earth is our mother
916. And I Smile ( Little Little Bird)
917. All Of Who I Was
918. Peace Where There Is No Opportunity
919. What's With The Lead Overshoes?
920. The Inner String
921. The Little Bird Said
922. Hope Is Sometimes The Best Of All You've Got (definition poem)
923. Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business
924. It Is In The Rain
925. Dream Goblins Of The Night
926. Wake Wake Wake
927. The Day You Left (Words From A Half-Remembered Dream)
928. In Layers
929. Silent Endings
930. Where None Should Grow
931. The Metaphor That Keeps On Giving...
932. Circumstance Changes All
933. Paying For The Sins
934. C Students
935. Some People
936. I Know Most Who I Am When You Are In The Room
937. Who's Zoomin' Who?
938. Beauty
939. Come On Now
940. Limitless
941. definition (poetry 101 for me)
942. This Home I Long For Yet Have Never Seen
943. in times like these... January 6 2017
944. Greyhound's Lament
945. Haiku For A Spent Spring
946. Death Is A Long Dark Door (Written 2002)
947. Anaconda (Portland 2004)
948. Two Haiku's from 2003
949. Revenge (written in the summer of 1981)
950. More Haiku's from April 2003
951. Been Down/Been There 2003
952. in the end it was the words
953. (I Could Tell Her So Much) But She's Not Here
954. Opinion/Commentary...Don't Feedback/ Just for the fun of it
955. landscapes escapes to dreamscapes
956. I have no generations to succeed me so that I can be remembered
957. The Life of Tigger
958. Tuesday afternoon in the jewelry box
959. what do I gotta do but start over
960. Only You ? (refrigerator magnet poetry)
961. The Orneriness
962. the tale of one hundred
963. This Optimism
964. pebbles of hope 3-6-2014
965. improved in the groove
966. Little Cat cries
967. connecting synapses across miles and millennia
968. on the day I die (written in a flash)
969. outside falls the rain
970. written in December before Christmas **
971. two sides
972. Beautiful Friend
973. early wake-up conversations...before the coffee's poured

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