Poetry - melissaahowells, Melissa A. Howells

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1. I'd Like A Taste (The Wolf Said)
2. The Crow Is A Black Bird
3. When I Start to Bloom
4. I'd Like To Be Your Shirt (when you wake up in the morning)
5. All Beings Considered
6. Words Between Edward And Jane
7. Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose
8. The Great Tsunami Of Our Growing Grief written 3/2.2021--retitled 3/14/2021
9. After Wide Sargasso Sea ( For Those of You Readers Who Have Empathy For the First Mrs. Rochester.)
10. WAITING ON THE WORLD (March/February 2021 poetry)
11. Wild and Unraveling
12. What Must Be
13. These Hands Exist July 4 2023 rei-edited 7/12/2023
14. I Am The Color Of Black
15. The Tide of Your Lies (2019-2023)
16. How I Wanted Your Pearls 6/24/2023 WRITTEN DIRECTLY TO THE PAGE
17. Love Wants What Love Wants re-edited 5/31/023
18. Winter's Been Too Long.... 4/18/2023 (LONGING)
19. The Dreaming Life ( A Series Of Dream Vignettes)
20. Like A Small Street Dog Lured In By The Promise Of Meat
21. This Is What Mermaids Dream Of
22. At Night, As I Dream of Vampires Who Have No Bad Intentions
23. And You Will Be Called Ashes As You Leave ( from a dream)
24. Certainly No Bread 3/16/2022
25. Someone Send Out A Search Party
26. THE FAN , AT NIGHT, GIVES GOOD ADVICE completely re-edited, an entirely different poem
27. What Is The Price For Your Touch? re-editied 5/31/2023
28. Where Is My Bed With The Pleasing Tree -Lined View(NOW REEDITED)
29. Oh What Fine Physics (Before Me ,Lies) re-edtited @4/17/2023
30. If Prejudice Were Dumb And Could Not Speak
32. In The Sanctuary Of My Head
33. The Broken-Winged Birds and People (re-edited 4/5/2323 3:03PM PST) (re-edited 11:14am PST 2/23/2023)
34. The Hell Of Winter (re-edited 4:27pm PST 3/9/2023)
35. My Grey Haired Love...La La Lullaby , La La Lullaby My Love
37. When Mr. Bemish Lost His Last Good Pair of Glasses
38. Kathy Brown Kathy Brown
39. Something Not Quite Right About Here (Vortex) re-edited 1/26/2023
41. The Way Of The Crow
43. The Springtime Shadows Play Games Upon The Wall
45. YET ANOTHER ANTI-POETRY POEM ( re-edited 11/2/2022)
46. You Do As You Please 8/17/2005 found poem, readjusted 6/20/22
47. HERE WE SIT AT OUR TABLE 2/19/2022
48. Much Better Than This ( A Conversation With The Universe)
49. The Straight Story (What Happens When The Writer Inserts You Into Her Story)
51. A Girl Always Leaning Forward Looking for A Breeze
52. Entanglements
53. Have You Ever... (DECEMBER 4/2021)
54. Appetites
55. How I Still Love You
56. The Smile Which Eludes @
57. He Says To Me, I Think Too Much (and hence dream too much as well)
58. When You Learn Who You Really Are And What Is...
59. Anti-Poem Number Three 8/2/2022 Or, A Poem Your Proper Mother Wouldn't Write
60. Breathing On My Own
61. A Girl Is More Than a Beautiful Box re-edited 10:15pm PST 1/31/22
63. Talk To Me In The Dark 7/8/2022
66. In And In Between The Silence 6/21/2022
67. Not Alone In the Darkness (As I Once Thought I Was)
68. Miss Tilt-a-World@
69. Each One Of Them Is Accounted For (And Matters)
70. Like Books Full Of Stories Stacked Behind Her
71. Call It Grace (another Anti-poem)
72. Lights Out
73. Saudade: the feeling of wanting to be near someone who is far and distant
74. That No One But I Will Know (anti-poetry)
75. To Be In The Way
76. For My Brother T. J. ( 7/15/2022)
77. That Once Respite Cave
78. Dr. Frankenstein's Surprise (Re-Galvanized)
79. A Stranger In a Strange And Angry Land.
80. Crimson Lake (From 2008, flashing forward to 2022/April 19)
81. Words Being Yours...Until The Grave 4/23/2022
82. The Fire Once Within Goes Cold From Lack
83. Summer Storms / Electric Monsters
84. Your Candle Burning In the Wind
85. On Sunny Days , As I Pose For The Skies 3/17/2022
86. You Are Not What You Think 3/7/2022 11:56Pm PST
87. We'll Decide That For YOU
88. Fisherman's Woman's Lament
89. That Time Love Took Off Running On Its Achilles Heels....
91. His Bitter Chocolate Heart (refrigerator magnet poem)
93. Tender Love New And Quick...
96. Always Deep Blue (written 7/3-7/6/2022)
98. A Poem From The Dark
100. I Woke Up /// re-edited 2/2/2022 12:31PM
101. Granddad John James re-edited 10:05Pm 1/31/22
102. The Grapes (Lucious Grape/ August 31, 2005
104. You Taught Me...
105. Thank You For Being Your Own Treasure
106. How Hounds-tooth Became Her Friend
107. A Language You Can't Ignore.... re-edited 1/12/2022
108. They Say The Preying Mantis Is No Lady
109. You Can Oh Yes You Can (RE-EDITED 1/9/2021 12:07AM PST time and date stamped.)
111. I Saw A Star And Dared to Reach For It
112. The Invitation..( the message of .come as you are>>)
113. The Nature Of Water
115. the wonder that always shall be...
116. Do You Gather Up Your Days The Way Others Collect Wild Butterflies?
117. The Man On The Red Bicycle (an ode) RE-EDITED 12/4/2021
118. Stray Cats and I have an understanding... 11/23/2021 copyright
119. If It Does Them Any Good At All 11/16/2021 date/time stamped
120. OUTSIDE-THE CROWS 11/14/2021
121. Still, More Time NOV 6 2021
122. The Wonder Cat
123. Little Bundle I Call Joy
125. Wishing Them Onto Better Days
126. Seize This Day, The One You're With
127. Only Grief....
128. Forgive Me (GHUEY-BOY)
129. The Loving Art
131. The Stars Go Out
132. Soothe (re-edited 1:40Pm 8/17/21 for clarity for me as a five year old)
133. No One--I Know Who I Am
134. At My Gnarled Feet 7/27/2021
135. Here, After?
136. Burning The Trees Into Ghosts
137. Only The Lonely.... (its not about what you may think...)
138. And The Next, And The Next..... (written directly to page, will return later for edits)
139. My Truth Is Out There (re-edited for clarity of thought and image later)
140. All My Friends Are Dead, It Seems....
141. The Better Poem
142. Crimson Crush (Re-edited and Mispellings Corrected 6/11/2021)
143. For Boiled Eggs and Mountains
144. The Last Shall be Trace-less 5/25/2021
145. Beware When The White Night Calls // re-edited 5/25/2020
146. The Thing You Move Out Of Your Way (writing exercise) 5/22/2021
147. BUYING LIES 5/22/2021
150. The Future I'm Caught Up In...RE-EDITED 5/22/2021
151. Broken Things Are Beautiful
152. Cool Pea-Green New Leaves....(Imaginarium)
153. Sharp Sticks For The Cinderella's
154. A Long Long Time Ago
158. Odd Things, Odd Thing.....
159. The Magical Closet( re-edited for clarity of metaphor)
160. Don't Breathe 3/17/2021 12:21 AM PST
161. Kikipurr (For Our Boy/Girl Cats)
162. I'm Out Of My Dreams 3/12/2021...the pain-body and dreams
163. The Legacy List
164. (MELISSA'S) ALL---TRUE---ISMS....3/3/2021 4:51 pm PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
165. Preferring The Stars. (After College)
166. Only Yesterday (For T.J..)
168. WE SHARE... march 2021 poetry
169. This Firestorm Of Dying Lights..
170. The Threshold To The Other World...(March 2021/Feb 2021)
171. February 11, 2012 / Today The Storm...
172. No Broom Could Chase Me.
173. Self-Improvementizing....(yes, I made up a new word)
174. Big Is No Little Adjective. (revised)
176. Taking Up Alley Living
177. Out On The Street
178. I Came From Water
179. Every One of Us Has a Door....
180. 21st Century Proverbs...more will be added, you wait and read...
181. The House Is Alive
185. The Off Brand
187. To Them, I am Dead, I am Dead
188. I Need To Fly
189. Burying the Dark
190. Knock, Then Come Through
191. Being Ourselves...
192. Uncovered
193. So Glad I Met You
194. The Blue Buffalo
195. Little Man Orange--My Mister Peanut Butter Trout
196. Not Someone's Grand Illusion
197. Wisdom of the Infinite
198. The Differences
200. Patch-Worked Trilogy
201. I Turn Forward
202. The Storm
203. Prairie Town Progress
204. Beyond Door Number Three
205. And Then It Wasn't Hard To Be Eight Years Old
206. Elise, Elise
207. A Bird, A Fly, A Cripple (Pity Poem?)
208. The Make-Up of Molecules
210. HOW
211. Haiku's In Triplicate
214. The Change In The Change(s)
215. Human History is Pockmarked With Tragedy
217. A New Clear
218. What Exactly Comes Next?
219. Unseen, The Lilacs And The Daffodils
220. morning thoughts (begin again)
221. Encounter Before Dawn
222. Somtimes in Surrender
223. The Cruel In The World (Blue Bag Metaphor)
224. Great Spirit
225. Shedding Your Skin
226. On the Wings Of A Bird
227. My Heart Knows Him Still ( For TLP)
228. Liminality
229. NEEDING /KNEADING MORE (sometimes)
231. Not My Season
232. Belle Du Jovan
233. The Hope Of All These Things Which Would Never Come In a Box
234. The Best Revenge (For All Your Critic's Critiques)
235. The Birds Are Such Un-numbering Creatures of Distant Hitchcockian Past
236. A Man Of The Clouds
237. Sometimes In Losing I Have Gained A Lot
238. Informed Through Pain
239. Shrine
240. Silver-Tongued Devil
241. I Will Return
243. Expect Yourself
244. When My Blues Are Gone
245. The Factory of Resentments
246. They Grew (A Poem From The Imaginarium)
247. Didn't You Learn That First Lesson In Kindergarten?
248. Where The Weird Actually Tried To Turn Pro
249. Accountants
250. Within The Green Wind Becomes The Fall
251. Open Lines
252. You Got Your Lilly Back
254. the earth is our mother
255. Marinate On This
256. I Write This To Remember
257. And I Smile ( Little Little Bird)
258. All Of Who I Was
259. This Snake
260. What Could a Death Meet-Up Have To Offer?
261. Peace Where There Is No Opportunity
262. Where The Dead Don't Mind...
263. Canis Latrans
264. A Smattering Of Mattering (How Do You Matter)
265. For Another Mean New Sun.
266. I Wish God Had Better Magic
267. What's With The Lead Overshoes?
269. Like The Wind In The Middle Of The Night
270. Dragons
271. The Inner String
272. The Hoping
273. HOME
274. Different
275. wandering the rolling hills ...(written for his model)
276. All You Have To Do Is Breathe....
277. Funny, Not Funny
278. Cat's Speach
279. The Little Bird Said
280. A Start Again...(I Green-Dreamed Again Last Night)
281. two out of three people
282. Lonesome Love
283. All The Changing....
284. Nameless
285. Night Train
286. A Dog Should Have His Tail...
287. Some Children Have Nightmares (tentative title)
288. Last Night
289. Hope Is Sometimes The Best Of All You've Got (definition poem)
290. Enough to Clear The Clouds Away 4/13/2019
291. Devious
292. Checking Out
293. Crows...writing exercise in honor of April /National Poetry month
294. Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business
295. It Is In The Rain
296. Dream Goblins Of The Night
297. Wake Wake Wake
298. The Day You Left (Words From A Half-Remembered Dream)
299. When People Go
300. Only The Choice To Be
301. Words
302. In March (Finally, Spring 2016)
303. The Finisher's Song
304. Weak In The Knees
305. All For Algernon
306. Yes, You--There
307. Two Better Pasttimes. ( A Bit O' Rant)
308. Old Hunters Of The Fall
309. If I Could Be The Sky...
310. All In The Family (Family, What A Concept)
311. In Layers
312. Silent Endings
313. Wake And Remember
314. Small Sentry
315. How I Think That About Every One...
316. All My Children ( CATS ARE PEOPLE TOO)
317. Unknowing
318. Call This Our Autumn
319. It Comes At Night
320. Falling Leaf, Falling Man/Woman, Rising Star
321. Afterwards...
322. Evidence
323. It Feels Better To Be Unfinished (Wish-Unspoken, But With My Eyes)
324. Oh What A Fall
325. Perhaps I Too, Was Frozen
326. The Hot Seasons
327. You Are (I'm Here With You)
328. Joyce Will Soon Be Seventy-Something
329. in-EFFECTIVE (Fragile)
330. Like a Small Child Tucked Into
331. Spokes Spoken
332. Plain Speakin' (Lyrical Poem)
333. From The Point Of A Star
334. All Too Clearly Now
335. STRAIGHT FROM MY TILT-A-WORLD (legal copyright Melissa A Howells 6/13/2018 10:01am PST time/date stamped)
336. It Is The Rain
337. Its Their Problem
338. Hello Neighbor
339. Les Animaux
340. A Little Bad Romance
341. This Is It
342. With Words, I See A World I No Longer Fit In
343. Where None Should Grow
344. Someone Burned The Trees
345. Something More...
346. Ghost Fox
347. I'm An Old Bad Dog Barking At The Rain
348. Live Your Life The Best You Can Within Your Own Follicles
349. Live And Let Live
350. Imperfect
351. Now Is My Season
352. I wonder......
353. The Metaphor That Keeps On Giving...
354. In Simpatico
355. Romance For The Unrefined Mind...
356. Hunger (Whose Is It?)
357. Dog Lives Are Shorter
358. This Is Your New Portland Now
359. What It Means To Go Missing
360. Hello Grief...
361. Illustration
362. Not Mine
363. For You Who Knows The Rain
364. The Seven Billion
365. Blur
366. Preschool Presence of Mind
367. What Truth There Is When You See It (Maybe I'm A Man...)
368. transaction and interchange
369. Throne Of Stars
370. Useless (Eaters)
371. In The Winter Park
372. Snow Is A Softening Of The Rain
373. I Am Time
374. Brilliance
375. Laughing Maid (They Called Me)
376. Some Women/Some Woman
377. The Knowledge...
378. Time Does Not Recognize Me
379. Storms
380. The Times Have Come Back Of Great Want And Lack, This Is The New Great Depression
381. Counting The Long Days, Tilling The Greens
382. Coming Off Small
383. All Tarted Up
384. why We celebrate the losers
385. Little Water Bug ( learning the lesson of true pain)
386. Hope You Enjoyed The Eclipse While It Lasted
387. I Am....( a keen observation )
388. The Secret Eater
389. Circumstance Changes All
390. The Light Goes On In The Attic (WeAll Have Addictons)
391. Written For My Father Who Isn't Here To Know
392. Life's A Candle
393. Malla Batsick
394. not the story of my youth
395. (A Prayer of Intercession--Brief Joy)
396. Paying For The Sins
397. C Students
398. For The Loss Of A Ghost Like You
399. Fragile Shell Of Morning
400. Boy Restored
401. Love A Cat
402. July's Message
403. And With Words I Let Them Go
404. When He Returns From The Road
405. The Crow Is A Songbird
406. the brand of disappointment
407. Flashes, Glimpses, Moments, Time
408. Some Will
409. Please Don't Bring Me Flowers
410. Beware The Sign of Sagittarius
411. No Woman's Friend
412. Sometimes Love Comes With Electricity
413. She Is My Friend
414. Some People
415. Every Time I Listen To the Wind.
416. If I Were Your Island....
417. I Long For Stars
418. Need You (note of encouragement to self)
419. Poem Untitled, But, If Not For You
420. (You're) Still Here
421. The Un-Promised Land
422. I Travel Every Time I Think Of You
423. As Sick As My Secrets
424. From The Desert
425. No Ropes Love
426. Have You Ever Been Blue (self talk of encouragement)
427. I Know Most Who I Am When You Are In The Room
428. He's There
429. Then The Little Silver Fish Came
430. I Keep My Ray Bans Handy
431. Into The Swirling Sea Of White.
432. Some Meaningful Proof For A Hopeful Dreamer's Eyes
433. Oh, Now, The Pink Moon
434. Who's Zoomin' Who?
435. Its About Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Having To Write It All Down
436. Beauty
437. This Cow Tale
438. Like A Snow-globe
439. these times they have changed us
440. visions of sugarplums by the river bank
441. What Is This Death? ( As I Grow Older And Nearer To It)
442. Come On Now
443. And You Might Be The Reaper
444. Mrs. Stine, Isn't It Time?
445. I Speak for Those Whose Voice Would Be Taken Out Of Social Circulation
446. Certain Succulent Pieces Of Time
447. And Even Stars Die
448. So Much Beauty
449. Max on the max
450. Hope You Like It, Not
451. A Tesseract OrTwo
452. un-Completion (I Prefer It)
453. Here They Are Triumphant, The Crows
454. I Talk To A Machine In My Darkness
455. What If
456. Limitless
457. Woman Of A Certain Age
458. Confetti Universe
459. I Wish You Well (a prayer)
460. What'll I Do, Without You
461. You Are Not My Audience, I Just Borrowed You For Awhile
462. whern night becomes day
463. Now I Am The One Who Chooses To Chose
464. Hot Sauce Packet Poem
465. How Each Death Changes The World
466. Lost Before You Began
467. Not A Good-bye Day (For Our Ghuey)
468. definition (poetry 101 for me)
469. The Tail (tale) She Had Long and Tall and High And Proud
470. This Home I Long For Yet Have Never Seen
471. A Thousand Words For Snow Are Spoken By The Eskimos
472. Outside the Window, Frozen
473. in times like these... January 6 2017
474. Enjoying My Newly Acquired Small Deserted Island, Thank You...
475. Where Did Mrs Smith and Her Little Pink House Go?..
476. after- midnight marauder's ice capades
477. A Box Of Darkness
478. Friend Squirrel I Call You December
479. Butterfly Girls Like Me Were Meant To Fly
480. Bitter Medicine
481. Of A Wounded Branch
482. The Forward Pass
483. I Have Changed My Mind (waiting un-patiently for Spring)
484. Cannot Bring Her Back
485. God Created The Universe, Then Look Who Happened
486. Hide From The Rain
487. Oh woe the womb
488. Was I Reflected
489. Speck Of Dirt
490. Wise Children
491. Her Controversy Will Always Be His
492. That Poet Girl
493. Good Weather Gone
494. What Does Become Of Us
495. Over-done Potato
496. Let Heaven Be Spring
497. Blood Poem (Sanguine)
498. Describe 9-17-2016/9:04 AM PST
499. Your Smile Lacks
500. Don't Want Your Prayers
501. In The Distant Fog Of Dreams
502. Greyhound's Lament
503. Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home
504. Where Have You Gone?
505. Bat-Ness ( The Vespertilians)
506. The Bullying of Mr. Big Life
507. My Ocean's Roaring
508. I Remember Her
509. When Two Thoughts Collide
510. We All Fall Down
511. Saying My Piece About Writing Here
512. Better Than A Cyanide Capsule
513. none of our dirty business
514. who will save themselves (show me how they will do it)
515. On That Fateful Day
516. Ramada
517. what makes a monster (sympathy for the monster)
518. Stronger Than The Brave
519. When Words Failed Me
520. Just Listening
521. Not A Disease
522. Affliction for Affection
523. It Could Be Spring
524. AWAKEN TO....my ode to Spring
525. Poly-Gorgon
526. (She Speaks In Parables)
527. I Want My Peace
528. Flying Low
529. You Asked Me If You Were A Good Mother
530. (So For You) What Is Love? /Definitions
531. Enough to Clear The Rain Away
532. for what she's worth...
533. Potato Chip
534. of my battered heart
535. why not ask the cat?
536. Astonish
537. A sibling narrative of lies
538. Reflecting
539. Time-Time (or Leading With My Chin)
540. This Is Not A Soft Story
541. Live The Way You Are (Paper Hearts)
542. The Ways Of The Ones (herded from the truth)
543. Gathering of the Palavering
544. 437759
545. Like Mad Romans
546. You Aint Nothin' Better Than
547. Less
548. "Crazy" They Call Me
549. Dance Of The DNA Daughters
550. Odd Thoughts and Juxtapositions
551. Watercolors
552. July 4 2015
553. (The) Nightmare Man
554. It Came To Me While Doing Laundry On A Sunday Looking For Some Blank Space To Write In Before It Was All Gone...
555. Lizard Mansions
556. Thoughts While Nibbling Designer Toast
557. Haiku 2005 Revised
558. I Would Be Happy, Yes I Would
559. What Butterfly Must Do
560. Another New Born Babe Of A Poem
561. Trick Photography
562. Resentment Survivors
563. Observations on a City, Thursday Afternoon
564. You Can't Live Forever (And Ain't That A Relief)
565. For The Loss Of Words
566. Who Makes A Mother
567. Haiku For A Spent Spring
568. Theater of Da-Da
569. Choose Sides Now
570. Hope And Loss Two Fraternal Twins of The Same Reluctant Mother
571. From Direct Experience...Isn't That Life?
572. Think Again
573. The Unrescued Boy
574. Hello February Crocuses
575. Taking A Long Journey to Nowhere To Return
576. Trust Is An Extinct Animal
577. Neighborly
578. Moving On Out ( Thank God) 1-30-2015
579. Canner's Lament 1970
580. Share Your Warm Cookie(s)
581. Death Is A Long Dark Door (Written 2002)
582. Stripped Down To The Nothings....
583. It is hard to loose a parent (at any age)
584. Endeavor Narcissus
585. The Best News (is the end of the day)
586. Anaconda (Portland 2004)
587. The Joy Of Dreams
588. The Silences (my silences)
589. A Circle (written April 14th 2003)
590. Two Haiku's from 2003
591. Revenge (written in the summer of 1981)
592. More Haiku's from April 2003
593. You Never Know What You Will Hear Riding On A Bus
594. Been Down/Been There 2003
595. Confessionalists
596. Something Wild
597. in the end it was the words
598. The Narrowing With Age
599. The Last One: Homage to The Carrier Pigeon Martha
600. You Are The Wilderness
601. The New Luster of Life (after the horrible scare)
602. snow scene: bird girl on winter hill
603. do you know how to be a good neighbor...in the cold
604. why am I still here?
605. Fourteen Hundred Miles
606. No One Owns The Land
607. My Brother The Coyote
608. Judging The Rain
609. Swimming With Neptune
610. Ding-Dong The Witch is Gone ...now we'll have some peace
611. Absinthe and Retreat
612. Mister Misbegotten.
613. sometimes I wonder (selfishness)
614. No One Likes a Challenge A Challenger or One Who Wears Smart Pants
615. A Lesson Learned From A Feedback, Thank You, Mindfully
616. Dedicated For Those Whose Door Has Never Been Opened
617. A Man Called Tsuris
618. Point of View (Alzheimer's Early Onset/Mother) Rough Draft
619. SO SAYETH THE LEG (the right one, of course)
620. (I Could Tell Her So Much) But She's Not Here
621. How She Loved Blue
622. Opinion/Commentary...Don't Feedback/ Just for the fun of it
623. great animal magic
624. the falling man (or the man who could fly)
625. Make (of) Me A Snow Angel
626. make no more God poems for me today
627. landscapes escapes to dreamscapes
628. Chicken Fat
629. I have no generations to succeed me so that I can be remembered
630. the life and times of Medusa
631. some witches never know when things are going well
632. If This Is Any Art For Which You Care
633. The Life of Tigger
634. Good bye Little Crow....(I'm so sad and sorry)
635. maybe some fool will notice y'all
636. Fifty-Five Needs to Be A Whole Lot Cockier
637. Tuesday afternoon in the jewelry box
638. The Haircut Thing
639. okay, that was a weird one
640. the world is filled with folks who ain't got no feeling
641. what do I gotta do but start over
642. what's in a name
643. things to write about on the bus
644. feathered friends
645. the slave is freed
646. something better to run to...
647. Salad
648. Now, There Is A Writer
649. Only You ? (refrigerator magnet poetry)
650. @ Crazy Quilt/Crazy World
651. ++ prophecy ++
652. -- DOG/FISH-- a dream state/story
653. new ribbons in the sky
654. Rooster ( A Very Short Story In 5 Parts)
655. Threading Myself Through The River Called Night
656. ** FOUR o'clock shadow **
657. The Orneriness
658. evening thoughts on a train
659. Here In The Garden Of Our Hearts
660. No More Boxes No More Boxes No More Boxes
661. A Rant On Being Right
662. I Banish Memory
663. Drowsing in The Early Morning Rain
664. The Sky Reflects
665. Dream of The Blue Racers
667. the tale of one hundred
668. I cannot explain You away with words
669. A Day Spent Together At The Sand Hills Of Jamestown
670. the Mother I am and am not
671. dream achaeologist
672. definitions:
673. the residuals
674. welcome back, poem
675. the fix
676. A N G E R
677. nothing lasts
678. such little things
679. I Am Sad For Mr Jagger's Girlfriend
680. This Optimism
681. Animikii
682. the hungry wolf.
684. pebbles of hope 3-6-2014
685. the last conversation
686. improved in the groove
687. a thing which has no words
688. to be my own element
689. Little Cat cries
690. The Bare Bones
691. feeling lousy and low-brow
692. she was done with words
693. (What Can Happen) when wishing can make it snow
694. one Friday morning
695. the seed of my identity
696. I Keep Dreaming Of Storms
697. one for me, and one for the horse
698. t h e c o n t r a r i a n
699. mother nature has devised new means for my end
700. your heart has a message for you brother
701. connecting synapses across miles and millennia
702. the cat speaks of himself
703. a metaphor of fear
704. Little Houses
705. It Is Your Habit
706. The New Modern Muse Pygmalion
707. people of the prairie
708. Mr Grey ( a re-write from 1997)
709. the conversations we have between us
710. random thoughts on a brilliant sunny day
711. a blessing, surely, the day you found us
712. giving is a lesson in learning how to receive (gratitude)
713. on the day I die (written in a flash)
714. unconscious
715. a lesson to teach, a lesson to learn
716. outside falls the rain
717. written in December before Christmas **
718. Lipstick Tales
719. Nightmare Ditty for the Dark Man
720. what is dreaming?
721. Near Sunrise In October
722. (see) how you cry-out
723. Witness
724. stubborn
725. two sides
726. necessary evil
727. from the tomb of three days sleeping
728. It Was The Best of Your Best That You Had Left To Me, Father
729. early morning thought cloud in october
730. feeling the rain
731. Beautiful Friend
732. out with the felines
733. x x x kisses x x x
734. because we are temporary
735. Lull the Day to Night
736. when night is not enough for dreams
737. when what I long for is oblivion.
738. Going Back
739. All Wet
740. The End of Your Reign
741. early wake-up conversations...before the coffee's poured
742. One Which Brings Me Unending Release
743. bicycled-in bounty
744. what grown up children of alcoholics do*
745. flutter of black
746. A Promise Is
747. So....
748. Stand *or...Ode To A Three-Legged Coyote
749. 40 plus years ago in an overgrown garden
750. Succulencia
751. and all to which they attach (* hold fast to life while you are able)
752. thoughts on the eve of the prodigal cat returning home
753. death comes for a visit * and nearly stays...
754. Better To Bend Than Be Broken (CHANGE)
755. with the memory of you growing transient as invisible ink
756. a heart sometimes breaks when it dares to believe in miracles
757. Describe
758. Black Hole Singularity
759. The Way of Violence
760. The Parts of Me Kept Secret
761. The Vibration Which Moves Us Slowly Towards
762. Luminary
763. Perchance
764. Approaching Normal , Then Veering Right
765. One Of Modigliani's Women
766. When Crickets Stop Chirping
767. Last Thoughts On A Star-Filled Night In Spring
768. ghouls of boyfriends past... (looming)
769. The Definition of Ambivalence/Haiku
770. The Re-Dreaming
771. the slap of clarity
772. I Will Ascend Or Fall
773. I Am Unsubstantial
774. Monsters (Aren't We All)
775. drearied (really, a MUST read)
776. One Storm, Lone Woman, One Umbrella
777. What Its Like, Huh, Is This What Its Like?
778. i understand why civil war girls wore lockets
779. My Green-Eyed Best Friend, Always
780. Do Butterflies Know?
781. Small Groupings To Read on All Hallowed Eve
782. List of The Things I Have Missed
783. Kaleidoscope (For Ann, My Mother)
784. Adult Child Has Questions For Her Dead Parents.
785. Adjusting: Define. What Does It Mean? Grey Geography.
786. Our Glasses Clinked, Like A Bell Of Mindfulness
787. A Piano Story
788. Sometimes, He Goes Traveling
789. hmmm...how did we happen?
790. I Hate Bacon
791. If Love Is So Simple
792. Nonsense Song (What Merry Meant)
793. If You Had To Fill Out An Application (To Be My Boyfriend)
794. Robin Kill
795. Melissa (Little Bee)
796. You Are What You Do. (This Is A Message To Them All)
797. Look Out How You Use ( Bad Words)
798. Sky of Pall
799. To The Myth-Makers Liars & Self-Deceivers I Am Now A Non-Believer
800. Apple?
801. Before All That Needs To Be Said Is Done
802. Vulnerable.
803. Blood Ivory
804. A Friend By Any Other Name
805. Newest Primer Lesson
806. Later Hours
807. Lucky Was Easy
808. Poetry: Its How I See
809. Its A Whole Big Blue World, Ain't It?
810. He's Onto
811. Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years
812. Locked Out of the Moon Mad World
813. Snow, Suddenly
814. Non Compos Mentis (Blues)
815. So Easy Is The Diagnosis
816. Tomorrow Is A Little Girl's Word
817. Invention:Are You The Motherhood Of?
818. Shell (Object Poem or Not?)
819. A Succession of Haiku's 2009
820. A One Word Feedback By Any Other Name Would Be....
821. The City (in Memory of Minneapolis)
822. crow girl in tuxedo
823. I Live In A Place Where No Brave People (Of Fine Reputation) Dare Dwell
824. Snow Fort Symmetry
825. One Last Poem (for the Old Year)
826. The Moon Is Hope
827. Thank You for My Birthday (Capricornus)
828. A Run On of Early Morning Consciousness
829. I'm Going To Grow Up To Be (A Drone Pilot)
830. 19 May/ 19 December
831. Stale December
832. Incongruity
833. What Did The Geese Know?
834. OPTIMISM...Look at It Beaming
835. Lettuce Leaf People
836. Lamentation For a Left Leg
837. At The End of It All
838. SHE (We Find Her To Be A Disservice)
839. Quit Yer Blubberin and Let Me Read...(or do I really have a direct responsibility to the audience for their feelings?)_
840. Disturbance
841. Hibernating
842. No Fair Tales To Cleave To Now
843. Pyrrhic Victory
844. Live as a Garanimal
845. To Be Just Like You.
846. Ghost
847. Leaving Inertia
848. Collection of Disorganized Thinking on a Cold November Day
849. In The Cold Winter's Rain
850. Whatever, the Weather, the Sun or the Stars
851. cornucopia (of the unrefined) mind
852. Gadgets
853. A-Mused
854. Autumn's Wild
855. Writers (Some)
856. Thought Planes and Scan Pills
857. The Black Magic of Human Relations
858. Remove The Fist
859. Daisie
860. Daisie II (Daisie You Are Forever)
861. Disappear
862. Love A Possibility
863. The Silences
864. Come And Visit Me
865. Find A Man Who Cares (What You Think)
866. Disconnected From The Powers Of Emotion
867. We Could Have Been (Good Friends)
868. Git Along....
869. How Do You Prepare
870. They Came In
871. You Are Back (again)
872. In Too Much
873. Try To Have A Good Night
874. Not The Soured Milk of Human Kindness.
875. For A Friend
876. White Cat.
877. Quiet Kills
878. No More, Never Mind
879. Grocery List For A Summer Afternoon
880. Serenity and Self-Preservation
881. Spaces
882. no longer yours (contagion)
883. Its The First Day
884. A Thought In The Dark
885. Let Us Make A Nest
886. Even, If One Day, Reincarnation
887. Happy Un-Birthday, Darling
888. The Soul Searches
889. Preparedness
890. For the Years of Dancing (Dance Hall Days Gone)
891. Small Smile
892. (All) The Stranger To Myself
893. The Unedited Life (She says what she means to say...)
894. Hello?
895. I Feel Fine(r)
896. You Can't Be Telling The Truth...
897. Tell Three Truths, Then One Lie
898. Waiting for a Storm that Never Comes
899. Mercy Mercy Mercy
900. Love Letter to the Wind
901. No Write-Off
902. Technicolor
903. He Wakes With the Chickens (Catsonova)
904. A Forever Song of You
905. I Wonder At The World Anne-like
906. (Let Me Help You) Discover the Unexplored Country
907. She Hit You
908. "Loaf"
909. His Words Immortalized About Horses
910. I Want You Not To Walk Out On You
911. Primer Lesson For Toms
912. To One Who Made The Difference (to me)
913. Some Serious Silliness
914. Epitaph 2012
915. (You Did Me) By The Numbers
916. Asking (The Right Questions)
917. Watercolor Daydreams
918. No Shoes On
919. Sleep
920. Emptied
921. 444 Goodnight
922. You Made Me Feel (Just Like 20)
923. The Husk Before October
924. The Old Old Times
925. Lens
926. Look At The Pictures.
927. Refrigerator Poetry
928. Now, Right In Front of You
929. Lead Us Not...
930. --- She Floated In ---
931. Too Little of Peace
932. In the Big Lake Country
933. Tallest of the Tall Trees
934. (I'm Only Speaking) The Advice I've Heard Before
935. You Are Not The One, Not My Darling
936. A Circle
937. The Last Sigh of Twilight
938. Haiku Untitled 2003
939. indirect
940. Cold Blue Steel
941. Inner Horizon
942. Cold
943. R A N T
944. Put A Band-aid On Your Forehead
945. So Much Truth Is Wasted On The Experienced
946. The Chicken of Depression
947. Fabricators
948. Green Lava Imaginarium
949. This Is A Serious Poem
950. Optional Feature
951. The All Night Radio
952. Aversion to Showers
953. (Epidermal) Manifesto
954. Afterwards, Finally And At Last, The Difference
955. The Streak
956. Happy Monster
957. Dying So I Can Live With Another Day
958. All You Have To Do Is Ask
959. Sirens (A Dream)
960. Last Night's (Nightmare)
961. Whistler's Daughter
962. A Little Irreverence
963. Imprinted
964. I Was Like A Child?
965. The Session
966. Perhaps Its Halloween
967. Destiny
968. quiet comes dear
969. I Like Crows
970. Blueberry Blues
971. Poets Have No Place? (This may be long, but its worth reading)
972. Seeing (Before the tea is tea)
973. When We Begin....
974. Just By Being...(thank you)
975. Tilling the Turf of Dreams From Six Feet Under
976. Thin Gold Band
977. Aimless
978. Flattered
979. Pour Mademoiselle Karin
980. For Not Believing In Words
981. Crumbling Like The Sand
982. In the Mud
983. Untitled, But You Will Understand
984. In a Green Werewolf Sky
985. Wrongness of the Right
986. Sweet Old Red (River)
987. It Came Upon Me All Too Clear
988. And You Will Grow Older
989. This Chicken...
990. Crow, What Would You Do?
991. In Response to Denise Levertov
992. Great Big Waterproof World
993. What Crows Can Do
994. Bad Blues Boy
995. Knock the Giants Out
996. Life is in the Details.
997. Mister Mix-Master Murderer
998. Death Can Be Unkind When It Steals Treasure
999. Fragile
1000. Becoming
1001. Dumbstruck By The Wide Sea of Humanity
1002. Melted Chocolate Bar Memory
1003. Recesses of Me
1004. Rise Up Like Some Grand Balloon
1005. I Dreamed of Drowning
1006. For Ghuey
1007. Be Tom T-Terrific
1008. She Will Never Come Back
1009. To The Voice From The Ginger Jar
1010. Forever In Winter
1011. Inheritance
1012. No Poems Left
1013. There Is A Woman
1014. Should Old Acquaintance
1015. Real TV is a Real Education
1016. Diminished
1017. A Bicycle Dreams
1018. Two Hickey Necks on a Bus- or -Ode to Teen aged Love
1019. Four- Footed Soul
1020. Driftwood
1021. In A Waiting Room Long Ago
1022. Look Behind
1023. How Dare?
1024. So You Do (May 10, 2010 written for June 1987)
1025. Oeuvre-Body of Work
1026. My Old Man
1027. Your Next New Dying Black Swan
1028. Trust Joy
1029. Crowded Out
1030. Little Blue Pill
1031. After One AM (Haiku)
1032. Inventive (Haiku)
1033. Impermanence (Haiku)
1034. On Moving 2000 Miles Too Far From Home
1035. Again
1036. Prevent Your Next Breakdown
1037. Who Are They?
1038. Description In 140 Words, More or Less
1039. Used to Think I Could Fix Them.
1040. Yes, We're Smiling at all the Right Intervals
1041. Like A Rose
1042. Bulimic's Prayer of Contrition 2002
1043. There He Sits
1044. This Here Agate- Hunting Place
1045. The Surplus Population
1046. For Cat Child
1047. Arrival
1048. Tears of Hail
1049. She Comes Without Directions
1050. After The Skill of The Crow
1051. Dared To Tell
1052. Crow Haiku II
1053. We Teach Without Example
1054. Iris Haiku
1055. One Cat's Opinion
1056. Crow Haiku
1057. Haiku Untitled
1058. Dakota In August
1059. We Said (living by our words....)
1060. Unrequieted 1989-1997
1061. The Prairie Wind
1062. Smile World Smile
1063. She's the Girl
1064. The Lesson
1065. Puttin' It On
1066. Girl's' Night Out (the word plus is pronounced the French way, as in plooh )
1067. With This I Can Sleep (Haiku)
1068. Sunshine Blues
1069. Portland Skies (Haiku)
1070. RED
1071. A Needle in P-town
1072. Last Words of No Good Friday Malone
1073. You Ever Decide?
1074. On The Bayou
1075. All We Are Saying...(2004-2005)
1076. A View From My Window At Age 8
1077. A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life
1078. Winter's Child
1079. Buffalo Hunt 2000
1080. Outlook
1081. Today's Meditation
1082. Lemonade Days and Rhubarb Pies
1083. With Clearest Sight
1084. I See You
1085. We Are Stones
1086. About The Crow
1087. Buddha Man
1088. When Da Wolves Come Near
1089. Home Again--For the Holidays
1090. Yellow Flowers on a Chess Board
1091. Cuba Libre
1092. Life Among Clouds

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