Poetry - melissaahowells, Melissa A. Howells

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1. The Petty Player Who Rarely Sleeps
2. I'd Like A Taste (The Wolf Said)
3. The Crow Is A Black Bird
4. When I Start to Bloom
5. I'd Like To Be Your Shirt (when you wake up in the morning)
6. All Beings Considered
7. Words Between Edward And Jane
8. Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose
9. The Great Tsunami Of Our Growing Grief written 3/2.2021--retitled 3/14/2021
10. After Wide Sargasso Sea ( For Those of You Readers Who Have Empathy For the First Mrs. Rochester.)
11. WAITING ON THE WORLD (March/February 2021 poetry)
12. Wild and Unraveling
13. What Must Be
14. These Hands Exist July 4 2023 rei-edited 7/12/2023
15. I Am The Color Of Black
16. The Tide of Your Lies (2019-2023)
17. How I Wanted Your Pearls 6/24/2023 WRITTEN DIRECTLY TO THE PAGE
18. Love Wants What Love Wants re-edited 5/31/023
19. Winter's Been Too Long.... 4/18/2023 (LONGING)
20. The Dreaming Life ( A Series Of Dream Vignettes)
21. Like A Small Street Dog Lured In By The Promise Of Meat
22. This Is What Mermaids Dream Of
23. At Night, As I Dream of Vampires Who Have No Bad Intentions
24. And You Will Be Called Ashes As You Leave ( from a dream)
25. Certainly No Bread 3/16/2022
26. Someone Send Out A Search Party
27. THE FAN , AT NIGHT, GIVES GOOD ADVICE completely re-edited, an entirely different poem
28. What Is The Price For Your Touch? re-editied 5/31/2023
29. Where Is My Bed With The Pleasing Tree -Lined View(NOW REEDITED)
30. Oh What Fine Physics (Before Me ,Lies) re-edtited @4/17/2023
31. If Prejudice Were Dumb And Could Not Speak
33. In The Sanctuary Of My Head
34. The Broken-Winged Birds and People (re-edited 4/5/2323 3:03PM PST) (re-edited 11:14am PST 2/23/2023)
35. The Hell Of Winter (re-edited 4:27pm PST 3/9/2023)
36. My Grey Haired Love...La La Lullaby , La La Lullaby My Love
38. When Mr. Bemish Lost His Last Good Pair of Glasses
39. Kathy Brown Kathy Brown
40. Something Not Quite Right About Here (Vortex) re-edited 1/26/2023
42. The Way Of The Crow
44. The Springtime Shadows Play Games Upon The Wall
46. YET ANOTHER ANTI-POETRY POEM ( re-edited 11/2/2022)
47. You Do As You Please 8/17/2005 found poem, readjusted 6/20/22
48. HERE WE SIT AT OUR TABLE 2/19/2022
49. Much Better Than This ( A Conversation With The Universe)
50. The Straight Story (What Happens When The Writer Inserts You Into Her Story)
52. A Girl Always Leaning Forward Looking for A Breeze
53. Entanglements
54. Have You Ever... (DECEMBER 4/2021)
55. Appetites
56. How I Still Love You
57. The Smile Which Eludes @
58. He Says To Me, I Think Too Much (and hence dream too much as well)
59. When You Learn Who You Really Are And What Is...
60. Anti-Poem Number Three 8/2/2022 Or, A Poem Your Proper Mother Wouldn't Write
61. Breathing On My Own
62. A Girl Is More Than a Beautiful Box re-edited 10:15pm PST 1/31/22
64. Talk To Me In The Dark 7/8/2022
67. In And In Between The Silence 6/21/2022
68. Not Alone In the Darkness (As I Once Thought I Was)
69. Miss Tilt-a-World@
70. Each One Of Them Is Accounted For (And Matters)
71. Like Books Full Of Stories Stacked Behind Her
72. Call It Grace (another Anti-poem)
73. Lights Out
74. Saudade: the feeling of wanting to be near someone who is far and distant
75. That No One But I Will Know (anti-poetry)
76. To Be In The Way
77. For My Brother T. J. ( 7/15/2022)
78. That Once Respite Cave
79. Dr. Frankenstein's Surprise (Re-Galvanized)
80. A Stranger In a Strange And Angry Land.
81. Crimson Lake (From 2008, flashing forward to 2022/April 19)
82. Words Being Yours...Until The Grave 4/23/2022
83. The Fire Once Within Goes Cold From Lack
84. Summer Storms / Electric Monsters
85. Your Candle Burning In the Wind
86. On Sunny Days , As I Pose For The Skies 3/17/2022
87. You Are Not What You Think 3/7/2022 11:56Pm PST
88. We'll Decide That For YOU
89. Fisherman's Woman's Lament
90. That Time Love Took Off Running On Its Achilles Heels....
92. His Bitter Chocolate Heart (refrigerator magnet poem)
94. Tender Love New And Quick...
97. Always Deep Blue (written 7/3-7/6/2022)
99. A Poem From The Dark
101. I Woke Up /// re-edited 2/2/2022 12:31PM
102. Granddad John James re-edited 10:05Pm 1/31/22
103. The Grapes (Lucious Grape/ August 31, 2005
105. You Taught Me...
106. Thank You For Being Your Own Treasure
107. How Hounds-tooth Became Her Friend
108. A Language You Can't Ignore.... re-edited 1/12/2022
109. They Say The Preying Mantis Is No Lady
110. You Can Oh Yes You Can (RE-EDITED 1/9/2021 12:07AM PST time and date stamped.)
112. I Saw A Star And Dared to Reach For It
113. The Invitation..( the message of .come as you are>>)
114. The Nature Of Water
116. the wonder that always shall be...
117. Do You Gather Up Your Days The Way Others Collect Wild Butterflies?
118. The Man On The Red Bicycle (an ode) RE-EDITED 12/4/2021
119. Stray Cats and I have an understanding... 11/23/2021 copyright
120. If It Does Them Any Good At All 11/16/2021 date/time stamped
121. OUTSIDE-THE CROWS 11/14/2021
122. Still, More Time NOV 6 2021
123. The Wonder Cat
124. Little Bundle I Call Joy
126. Wishing Them Onto Better Days
127. Seize This Day, The One You're With
128. Only Grief....
129. Forgive Me (GHUEY-BOY)
130. The Loving Art
132. The Stars Go Out
133. Soothe (re-edited 1:40Pm 8/17/21 for clarity for me as a five year old)
134. No One--I Know Who I Am
135. At My Gnarled Feet 7/27/2021
136. Here, After?
137. Burning The Trees Into Ghosts
138. Only The Lonely.... (its not about what you may think...)
139. And The Next, And The Next..... (written directly to page, will return later for edits)
140. My Truth Is Out There (re-edited for clarity of thought and image later)
141. All My Friends Are Dead, It Seems....
142. The Better Poem
143. Crimson Crush (Re-edited and Mispellings Corrected 6/11/2021)
144. For Boiled Eggs and Mountains
145. The Last Shall be Trace-less 5/25/2021
146. Beware When The White Night Calls // re-edited 5/25/2020
147. The Thing You Move Out Of Your Way (writing exercise) 5/22/2021
148. BUYING LIES 5/22/2021
151. The Future I'm Caught Up In...RE-EDITED 5/22/2021
152. Broken Things Are Beautiful
153. Cool Pea-Green New Leaves....(Imaginarium)
154. Sharp Sticks For The Cinderella's
155. A Long Long Time Ago
159. Odd Things, Odd Thing.....
160. The Magical Closet( re-edited for clarity of metaphor)
161. Don't Breathe 3/17/2021 12:21 AM PST
162. Kikipurr (For Our Boy/Girl Cats)
163. I'm Out Of My Dreams 3/12/2021...the pain-body and dreams
164. The Legacy List
165. (MELISSA'S) ALL---TRUE---ISMS....3/3/2021 4:51 pm PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
166. Preferring The Stars. (After College)
167. Only Yesterday (For T.J..)
169. WE SHARE... march 2021 poetry
170. This Firestorm Of Dying Lights..
171. The Threshold To The Other World...(March 2021/Feb 2021)
172. February 11, 2012 / Today The Storm...
173. No Broom Could Chase Me.
174. Self-Improvementizing....(yes, I made up a new word)
175. Big Is No Little Adjective. (revised)
177. Taking Up Alley Living
178. Out On The Street
179. I Came From Water
180. Every One of Us Has a Door....
181. 21st Century Proverbs...more will be added, you wait and read...
182. The House Is Alive
186. The Off Brand
188. To Them, I am Dead, I am Dead
189. I Need To Fly
190. Burying the Dark
191. Knock, Then Come Through
192. Being Ourselves...
193. Uncovered
194. So Glad I Met You
195. The Blue Buffalo
196. Little Man Orange--My Mister Peanut Butter Trout
197. Not Someone's Grand Illusion
198. Wisdom of the Infinite
199. The Differences
201. Patch-Worked Trilogy
202. I Turn Forward
203. The Storm
204. Prairie Town Progress
205. Beyond Door Number Three
206. And Then It Wasn't Hard To Be Eight Years Old
207. Elise, Elise
208. A Bird, A Fly, A Cripple (Pity Poem?)
209. The Make-Up of Molecules
211. HOW
212. Haiku's In Triplicate
215. The Change In The Change(s)
216. Human History is Pockmarked With Tragedy
218. A New Clear
219. What Exactly Comes Next?
220. Unseen, The Lilacs And The Daffodils
221. morning thoughts (begin again)
222. Encounter Before Dawn
223. Somtimes in Surrender
224. The Cruel In The World (Blue Bag Metaphor)
225. Great Spirit
226. Shedding Your Skin
227. On the Wings Of A Bird
228. My Heart Knows Him Still ( For TLP)
229. Liminality
230. NEEDING /KNEADING MORE (sometimes)
232. Not My Season
233. Belle Du Jovan
234. The Hope Of All These Things Which Would Never Come In a Box
235. The Best Revenge (For All Your Critic's Critiques)
236. The Birds Are Such Un-numbering Creatures of Distant Hitchcockian Past
237. A Man Of The Clouds
238. Sometimes In Losing I Have Gained A Lot
239. Informed Through Pain
240. Shrine
241. Silver-Tongued Devil
242. I Will Return
244. Expect Yourself
245. When My Blues Are Gone
246. The Factory of Resentments
247. They Grew (A Poem From The Imaginarium)
248. Didn't You Learn That First Lesson In Kindergarten?
249. Where The Weird Actually Tried To Turn Pro
250. Accountants
251. Within The Green Wind Becomes The Fall
252. Open Lines
253. You Got Your Lilly Back
255. the earth is our mother
256. Marinate On This
257. I Write This To Remember
258. And I Smile ( Little Little Bird)
259. All Of Who I Was
260. This Snake
261. What Could a Death Meet-Up Have To Offer?
262. Peace Where There Is No Opportunity
263. Where The Dead Don't Mind...
264. Canis Latrans
265. A Smattering Of Mattering (How Do You Matter)
266. For Another Mean New Sun.
267. I Wish God Had Better Magic
268. What's With The Lead Overshoes?
270. Like The Wind In The Middle Of The Night
271. Dragons
272. The Inner String
273. The Hoping
274. HOME
275. Different
276. wandering the rolling hills ...(written for his model)
277. All You Have To Do Is Breathe....
278. Funny, Not Funny
279. Cat's Speach
280. The Little Bird Said
281. A Start Again...(I Green-Dreamed Again Last Night)
282. two out of three people
283. Lonesome Love
284. All The Changing....
285. Nameless
286. Night Train
287. A Dog Should Have His Tail...
288. Some Children Have Nightmares (tentative title)
289. Last Night
290. Hope Is Sometimes The Best Of All You've Got (definition poem)
291. Enough to Clear The Clouds Away 4/13/2019
292. Devious
293. Checking Out
294. Crows...writing exercise in honor of April /National Poetry month
295. Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business
296. It Is In The Rain
297. Dream Goblins Of The Night
298. Wake Wake Wake
299. The Day You Left (Words From A Half-Remembered Dream)
300. When People Go
301. Only The Choice To Be
302. Words
303. In March (Finally, Spring 2016)
304. The Finisher's Song
305. Weak In The Knees
306. All For Algernon
307. Yes, You--There
308. Two Better Pasttimes. ( A Bit O' Rant)
309. Old Hunters Of The Fall
310. If I Could Be The Sky...
311. All In The Family (Family, What A Concept)
312. In Layers
313. Silent Endings
314. Wake And Remember
315. Small Sentry
316. How I Think That About Every One...
317. All My Children ( CATS ARE PEOPLE TOO)
318. Unknowing
319. Call This Our Autumn
320. It Comes At Night
321. Falling Leaf, Falling Man/Woman, Rising Star
322. Afterwards...
323. Evidence
324. It Feels Better To Be Unfinished (Wish-Unspoken, But With My Eyes)
325. Oh What A Fall
326. Perhaps I Too, Was Frozen
327. The Hot Seasons
328. You Are (I'm Here With You)
329. Joyce Will Soon Be Seventy-Something
330. in-EFFECTIVE (Fragile)
331. Like a Small Child Tucked Into
332. Spokes Spoken
333. Plain Speakin' (Lyrical Poem)
334. From The Point Of A Star
335. All Too Clearly Now
336. STRAIGHT FROM MY TILT-A-WORLD (legal copyright Melissa A Howells 6/13/2018 10:01am PST time/date stamped)
337. It Is The Rain
338. Its Their Problem
339. Hello Neighbor
340. Les Animaux
341. A Little Bad Romance
342. This Is It
343. With Words, I See A World I No Longer Fit In
344. Where None Should Grow
345. Someone Burned The Trees
346. Something More...
347. Ghost Fox
348. I'm An Old Bad Dog Barking At The Rain
349. Live Your Life The Best You Can Within Your Own Follicles
350. Live And Let Live
351. Imperfect
352. Now Is My Season
353. I wonder......
354. The Metaphor That Keeps On Giving...
355. In Simpatico
356. Romance For The Unrefined Mind...
357. Hunger (Whose Is It?)
358. Dog Lives Are Shorter
359. This Is Your New Portland Now
360. What It Means To Go Missing
361. Hello Grief...
362. Illustration
363. Not Mine
364. For You Who Knows The Rain
365. The Seven Billion
366. Blur
367. Preschool Presence of Mind
368. What Truth There Is When You See It (Maybe I'm A Man...)
369. transaction and interchange
370. Throne Of Stars
371. Useless (Eaters)
372. In The Winter Park
373. Snow Is A Softening Of The Rain
374. I Am Time
375. Brilliance
376. Laughing Maid (They Called Me)
377. Some Women/Some Woman
378. The Knowledge...
379. Time Does Not Recognize Me
380. Storms
381. The Times Have Come Back Of Great Want And Lack, This Is The New Great Depression
382. Counting The Long Days, Tilling The Greens
383. Coming Off Small
384. All Tarted Up
385. why We celebrate the losers
386. Little Water Bug ( learning the lesson of true pain)
387. Hope You Enjoyed The Eclipse While It Lasted
388. I Am....( a keen observation )
389. The Secret Eater
390. Circumstance Changes All
391. The Light Goes On In The Attic (WeAll Have Addictons)
392. Written For My Father Who Isn't Here To Know
393. Life's A Candle
394. Malla Batsick
395. not the story of my youth
396. (A Prayer of Intercession--Brief Joy)
397. Paying For The Sins
398. C Students
399. For The Loss Of A Ghost Like You
400. Fragile Shell Of Morning
401. Boy Restored
402. Love A Cat
403. July's Message
404. And With Words I Let Them Go
405. When He Returns From The Road
406. The Crow Is A Songbird
407. the brand of disappointment
408. Flashes, Glimpses, Moments, Time
409. Some Will
410. Please Don't Bring Me Flowers
411. Beware The Sign of Sagittarius
412. No Woman's Friend
413. Sometimes Love Comes With Electricity
414. She Is My Friend
415. Some People
416. Every Time I Listen To the Wind.
417. If I Were Your Island....
418. I Long For Stars
419. Need You (note of encouragement to self)
420. Poem Untitled, But, If Not For You
421. (You're) Still Here
422. The Un-Promised Land
423. I Travel Every Time I Think Of You
424. As Sick As My Secrets
425. From The Desert
426. No Ropes Love
427. Have You Ever Been Blue (self talk of encouragement)
428. I Know Most Who I Am When You Are In The Room
429. He's There
430. Then The Little Silver Fish Came
431. I Keep My Ray Bans Handy
432. Into The Swirling Sea Of White.
433. Some Meaningful Proof For A Hopeful Dreamer's Eyes
434. Oh, Now, The Pink Moon
435. Who's Zoomin' Who?
436. Its About Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Having To Write It All Down
437. Beauty
438. This Cow Tale
439. Like A Snow-globe
440. these times they have changed us
441. visions of sugarplums by the river bank
442. What Is This Death? ( As I Grow Older And Nearer To It)
443. Come On Now
444. And You Might Be The Reaper
445. Mrs. Stine, Isn't It Time?
446. I Speak for Those Whose Voice Would Be Taken Out Of Social Circulation
447. Certain Succulent Pieces Of Time
448. And Even Stars Die
449. So Much Beauty
450. Max on the max
451. Hope You Like It, Not
452. A Tesseract OrTwo
453. un-Completion (I Prefer It)
454. Here They Are Triumphant, The Crows
455. I Talk To A Machine In My Darkness
456. What If
457. Limitless
458. Woman Of A Certain Age
459. Confetti Universe
460. I Wish You Well (a prayer)
461. What'll I Do, Without You
462. You Are Not My Audience, I Just Borrowed You For Awhile
463. whern night becomes day
464. Now I Am The One Who Chooses To Chose
465. Hot Sauce Packet Poem
466. How Each Death Changes The World
467. Lost Before You Began
468. Not A Good-bye Day (For Our Ghuey)
469. definition (poetry 101 for me)
470. The Tail (tale) She Had Long and Tall and High And Proud
471. This Home I Long For Yet Have Never Seen
472. A Thousand Words For Snow Are Spoken By The Eskimos
473. Outside the Window, Frozen
474. in times like these... January 6 2017
475. Enjoying My Newly Acquired Small Deserted Island, Thank You...
476. Where Did Mrs Smith and Her Little Pink House Go?..
477. after- midnight marauder's ice capades
478. A Box Of Darkness
479. Friend Squirrel I Call You December
480. Butterfly Girls Like Me Were Meant To Fly
481. Bitter Medicine
482. Of A Wounded Branch
483. The Forward Pass
484. I Have Changed My Mind (waiting un-patiently for Spring)
485. Cannot Bring Her Back
486. God Created The Universe, Then Look Who Happened
487. Hide From The Rain
488. Oh woe the womb
489. Was I Reflected
490. Speck Of Dirt
491. Wise Children
492. Her Controversy Will Always Be His
493. That Poet Girl
494. Good Weather Gone
495. What Does Become Of Us
496. Over-done Potato
497. Let Heaven Be Spring
498. Blood Poem (Sanguine)
499. Describe 9-17-2016/9:04 AM PST
500. Your Smile Lacks
501. Don't Want Your Prayers
502. In The Distant Fog Of Dreams
503. Greyhound's Lament
504. Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home
505. Where Have You Gone?
506. Bat-Ness ( The Vespertilians)
507. The Bullying of Mr. Big Life
508. My Ocean's Roaring
509. I Remember Her
510. When Two Thoughts Collide
511. We All Fall Down
512. Saying My Piece About Writing Here
513. Better Than A Cyanide Capsule
514. none of our dirty business
515. who will save themselves (show me how they will do it)
516. On That Fateful Day
517. Ramada
518. what makes a monster (sympathy for the monster)
519. Stronger Than The Brave
520. When Words Failed Me
521. Just Listening
522. Not A Disease
523. Affliction for Affection
524. It Could Be Spring
525. AWAKEN TO....my ode to Spring
526. Poly-Gorgon
527. (She Speaks In Parables)
528. I Want My Peace
529. Flying Low
530. You Asked Me If You Were A Good Mother
531. (So For You) What Is Love? /Definitions
532. Enough to Clear The Rain Away
533. for what she's worth...
534. Potato Chip
535. of my battered heart
536. why not ask the cat?
537. Astonish
538. A sibling narrative of lies
539. Reflecting
540. Time-Time (or Leading With My Chin)
541. This Is Not A Soft Story
542. Live The Way You Are (Paper Hearts)
543. The Ways Of The Ones (herded from the truth)
544. Gathering of the Palavering
545. 437759
546. Like Mad Romans
547. You Aint Nothin' Better Than
548. Less
549. "Crazy" They Call Me
550. Dance Of The DNA Daughters
551. Odd Thoughts and Juxtapositions
552. Watercolors
553. July 4 2015
554. (The) Nightmare Man
555. It Came To Me While Doing Laundry On A Sunday Looking For Some Blank Space To Write In Before It Was All Gone...
556. Lizard Mansions
557. Thoughts While Nibbling Designer Toast
558. Haiku 2005 Revised
559. I Would Be Happy, Yes I Would
560. What Butterfly Must Do
561. Another New Born Babe Of A Poem
562. Trick Photography
563. Resentment Survivors
564. Observations on a City, Thursday Afternoon
565. You Can't Live Forever (And Ain't That A Relief)
566. For The Loss Of Words
567. Who Makes A Mother
568. Haiku For A Spent Spring
569. Theater of Da-Da
570. Choose Sides Now
571. Hope And Loss Two Fraternal Twins of The Same Reluctant Mother
572. From Direct Experience...Isn't That Life?
573. Think Again
574. The Unrescued Boy
575. Hello February Crocuses
576. Taking A Long Journey to Nowhere To Return
577. Trust Is An Extinct Animal
578. Neighborly
579. Moving On Out ( Thank God) 1-30-2015
580. Canner's Lament 1970
581. Share Your Warm Cookie(s)
582. Death Is A Long Dark Door (Written 2002)
583. Stripped Down To The Nothings....
584. It is hard to loose a parent (at any age)
585. Endeavor Narcissus
586. The Best News (is the end of the day)
587. Anaconda (Portland 2004)
588. The Joy Of Dreams
589. The Silences (my silences)
590. A Circle (written April 14th 2003)
591. Two Haiku's from 2003
592. Revenge (written in the summer of 1981)
593. More Haiku's from April 2003
594. You Never Know What You Will Hear Riding On A Bus
595. Been Down/Been There 2003
596. Confessionalists
597. Something Wild
598. in the end it was the words
599. The Narrowing With Age
600. The Last One: Homage to The Carrier Pigeon Martha
601. You Are The Wilderness
602. The New Luster of Life (after the horrible scare)
603. snow scene: bird girl on winter hill
604. do you know how to be a good neighbor...in the cold
605. why am I still here?
606. Fourteen Hundred Miles
607. No One Owns The Land
608. My Brother The Coyote
609. Judging The Rain
610. Swimming With Neptune
611. Ding-Dong The Witch is Gone ...now we'll have some peace
612. Absinthe and Retreat
613. Mister Misbegotten.
614. sometimes I wonder (selfishness)
615. No One Likes a Challenge A Challenger or One Who Wears Smart Pants
616. A Lesson Learned From A Feedback, Thank You, Mindfully
617. Dedicated For Those Whose Door Has Never Been Opened
618. A Man Called Tsuris
619. Point of View (Alzheimer's Early Onset/Mother) Rough Draft
620. SO SAYETH THE LEG (the right one, of course)
621. (I Could Tell Her So Much) But She's Not Here
622. How She Loved Blue
623. Opinion/Commentary...Don't Feedback/ Just for the fun of it
624. great animal magic
625. the falling man (or the man who could fly)
626. Make (of) Me A Snow Angel
627. make no more God poems for me today
628. landscapes escapes to dreamscapes
629. Chicken Fat
630. I have no generations to succeed me so that I can be remembered
631. the life and times of Medusa
632. some witches never know when things are going well
633. If This Is Any Art For Which You Care
634. The Life of Tigger
635. Good bye Little Crow....(I'm so sad and sorry)
636. maybe some fool will notice y'all
637. Fifty-Five Needs to Be A Whole Lot Cockier
638. Tuesday afternoon in the jewelry box
639. The Haircut Thing
640. okay, that was a weird one
641. the world is filled with folks who ain't got no feeling
642. what do I gotta do but start over
643. what's in a name
644. things to write about on the bus
645. feathered friends
646. the slave is freed
647. something better to run to...
648. Salad
649. Now, There Is A Writer
650. Only You ? (refrigerator magnet poetry)
651. @ Crazy Quilt/Crazy World
652. ++ prophecy ++
653. -- DOG/FISH-- a dream state/story
654. new ribbons in the sky
655. Rooster ( A Very Short Story In 5 Parts)
656. Threading Myself Through The River Called Night
657. ** FOUR o'clock shadow **
658. The Orneriness
659. evening thoughts on a train
660. Here In The Garden Of Our Hearts
661. No More Boxes No More Boxes No More Boxes
662. A Rant On Being Right
663. I Banish Memory
664. Drowsing in The Early Morning Rain
665. The Sky Reflects
666. Dream of The Blue Racers
668. the tale of one hundred
669. I cannot explain You away with words
670. A Day Spent Together At The Sand Hills Of Jamestown
671. the Mother I am and am not
672. dream achaeologist
673. definitions:
674. the residuals
675. welcome back, poem
676. the fix
677. A N G E R
678. nothing lasts
679. such little things
680. I Am Sad For Mr Jagger's Girlfriend
681. This Optimism
682. Animikii
683. the hungry wolf.
685. pebbles of hope 3-6-2014
686. the last conversation
687. improved in the groove
688. a thing which has no words
689. to be my own element
690. Little Cat cries
691. The Bare Bones
692. feeling lousy and low-brow
693. she was done with words
694. (What Can Happen) when wishing can make it snow
695. one Friday morning
696. the seed of my identity
697. I Keep Dreaming Of Storms
698. one for me, and one for the horse
699. t h e c o n t r a r i a n
700. mother nature has devised new means for my end
701. your heart has a message for you brother
702. connecting synapses across miles and millennia
703. the cat speaks of himself
704. a metaphor of fear
705. Little Houses
706. It Is Your Habit
707. The New Modern Muse Pygmalion
708. people of the prairie
709. Mr Grey ( a re-write from 1997)
710. the conversations we have between us
711. random thoughts on a brilliant sunny day
712. a blessing, surely, the day you found us
713. giving is a lesson in learning how to receive (gratitude)
714. on the day I die (written in a flash)
715. unconscious
716. a lesson to teach, a lesson to learn
717. outside falls the rain
718. written in December before Christmas **
719. Lipstick Tales
720. Nightmare Ditty for the Dark Man
721. what is dreaming?
722. Near Sunrise In October
723. (see) how you cry-out
724. Witness
725. stubborn
726. two sides
727. necessary evil
728. from the tomb of three days sleeping
729. It Was The Best of Your Best That You Had Left To Me, Father
730. early morning thought cloud in october
731. feeling the rain
732. Beautiful Friend
733. out with the felines
734. x x x kisses x x x
735. because we are temporary
736. Lull the Day to Night
737. when night is not enough for dreams
738. when what I long for is oblivion.
739. Going Back
740. All Wet
741. The End of Your Reign
742. early wake-up conversations...before the coffee's poured
743. One Which Brings Me Unending Release
744. bicycled-in bounty
745. what grown up children of alcoholics do*
746. flutter of black
747. A Promise Is
748. So....
749. Stand *or...Ode To A Three-Legged Coyote
750. 40 plus years ago in an overgrown garden
751. Succulencia
752. and all to which they attach (* hold fast to life while you are able)
753. thoughts on the eve of the prodigal cat returning home
754. death comes for a visit * and nearly stays...
755. Better To Bend Than Be Broken (CHANGE)
756. with the memory of you growing transient as invisible ink
757. a heart sometimes breaks when it dares to believe in miracles
758. Describe
759. Black Hole Singularity
760. The Way of Violence
761. The Parts of Me Kept Secret
762. The Vibration Which Moves Us Slowly Towards
763. Luminary
764. Perchance
765. Approaching Normal , Then Veering Right
766. One Of Modigliani's Women
767. When Crickets Stop Chirping
768. Last Thoughts On A Star-Filled Night In Spring
769. ghouls of boyfriends past... (looming)
770. The Definition of Ambivalence/Haiku
771. The Re-Dreaming
772. the slap of clarity
773. I Will Ascend Or Fall
774. I Am Unsubstantial
775. Monsters (Aren't We All)
776. drearied (really, a MUST read)
777. One Storm, Lone Woman, One Umbrella
778. What Its Like, Huh, Is This What Its Like?
779. i understand why civil war girls wore lockets
780. My Green-Eyed Best Friend, Always
781. Do Butterflies Know?
782. Small Groupings To Read on All Hallowed Eve
783. List of The Things I Have Missed
784. Kaleidoscope (For Ann, My Mother)
785. Adult Child Has Questions For Her Dead Parents.
786. Adjusting: Define. What Does It Mean? Grey Geography.
787. Our Glasses Clinked, Like A Bell Of Mindfulness
788. A Piano Story
789. Sometimes, He Goes Traveling
790. hmmm...how did we happen?
791. I Hate Bacon
792. If Love Is So Simple
793. Nonsense Song (What Merry Meant)
794. If You Had To Fill Out An Application (To Be My Boyfriend)
795. Robin Kill
796. Melissa (Little Bee)
797. You Are What You Do. (This Is A Message To Them All)
798. Look Out How You Use ( Bad Words)
799. Sky of Pall
800. To The Myth-Makers Liars & Self-Deceivers I Am Now A Non-Believer
801. Apple?
802. Before All That Needs To Be Said Is Done
803. Vulnerable.
804. Blood Ivory
805. A Friend By Any Other Name
806. Newest Primer Lesson
807. Later Hours
808. Lucky Was Easy
809. Poetry: Its How I See
810. Its A Whole Big Blue World, Ain't It?
811. He's Onto
812. Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years
813. Locked Out of the Moon Mad World
814. Snow, Suddenly
815. Non Compos Mentis (Blues)
816. So Easy Is The Diagnosis
817. Tomorrow Is A Little Girl's Word
818. Invention:Are You The Motherhood Of?
819. Shell (Object Poem or Not?)
820. A Succession of Haiku's 2009
821. A One Word Feedback By Any Other Name Would Be....
822. The City (in Memory of Minneapolis)
823. crow girl in tuxedo
824. I Live In A Place Where No Brave People (Of Fine Reputation) Dare Dwell
825. Snow Fort Symmetry
826. One Last Poem (for the Old Year)
827. The Moon Is Hope
828. Thank You for My Birthday (Capricornus)
829. A Run On of Early Morning Consciousness
830. I'm Going To Grow Up To Be (A Drone Pilot)
831. 19 May/ 19 December
832. Stale December
833. Incongruity
834. What Did The Geese Know?
835. OPTIMISM...Look at It Beaming
836. Lettuce Leaf People
837. Lamentation For a Left Leg
838. At The End of It All
839. SHE (We Find Her To Be A Disservice)
840. Quit Yer Blubberin and Let Me Read...(or do I really have a direct responsibility to the audience for their feelings?)_
841. Disturbance
842. Hibernating
843. No Fair Tales To Cleave To Now
844. Pyrrhic Victory
845. Live as a Garanimal
846. To Be Just Like You.
847. Ghost
848. Leaving Inertia
849. Collection of Disorganized Thinking on a Cold November Day
850. In The Cold Winter's Rain
851. Whatever, the Weather, the Sun or the Stars
852. cornucopia (of the unrefined) mind
853. Gadgets
854. A-Mused
855. Autumn's Wild
856. Writers (Some)
857. Thought Planes and Scan Pills
858. The Black Magic of Human Relations
859. Remove The Fist
860. Daisie
861. Daisie II (Daisie You Are Forever)
862. Disappear
863. Love A Possibility
864. The Silences
865. Come And Visit Me
866. Find A Man Who Cares (What You Think)
867. Disconnected From The Powers Of Emotion
868. We Could Have Been (Good Friends)
869. Git Along....
870. How Do You Prepare
871. They Came In
872. You Are Back (again)
873. In Too Much
874. Try To Have A Good Night
875. Not The Soured Milk of Human Kindness.
876. For A Friend
877. White Cat.
878. Quiet Kills
879. No More, Never Mind
880. Grocery List For A Summer Afternoon
881. Serenity and Self-Preservation
882. Spaces
883. no longer yours (contagion)
884. Its The First Day
885. A Thought In The Dark
886. Let Us Make A Nest
887. Even, If One Day, Reincarnation
888. Happy Un-Birthday, Darling
889. The Soul Searches
890. Preparedness
891. For the Years of Dancing (Dance Hall Days Gone)
892. Small Smile
893. (All) The Stranger To Myself
894. The Unedited Life (She says what she means to say...)
895. Hello?
896. I Feel Fine(r)
897. You Can't Be Telling The Truth...
898. Tell Three Truths, Then One Lie
899. Waiting for a Storm that Never Comes
900. Mercy Mercy Mercy
901. Love Letter to the Wind
902. No Write-Off
903. Technicolor
904. He Wakes With the Chickens (Catsonova)
905. A Forever Song of You
906. I Wonder At The World Anne-like
907. (Let Me Help You) Discover the Unexplored Country
908. She Hit You
909. "Loaf"
910. His Words Immortalized About Horses
911. I Want You Not To Walk Out On You
912. Primer Lesson For Toms
913. To One Who Made The Difference (to me)
914. Some Serious Silliness
915. Epitaph 2012
916. (You Did Me) By The Numbers
917. Asking (The Right Questions)
918. Watercolor Daydreams
919. No Shoes On
920. Sleep
921. Emptied
922. 444 Goodnight
923. You Made Me Feel (Just Like 20)
924. The Husk Before October
925. The Old Old Times
926. Lens
927. Look At The Pictures.
928. Refrigerator Poetry
929. Now, Right In Front of You
930. Lead Us Not...
931. --- She Floated In ---
932. Too Little of Peace
933. In the Big Lake Country
934. Tallest of the Tall Trees
935. (I'm Only Speaking) The Advice I've Heard Before
936. You Are Not The One, Not My Darling
937. A Circle
938. The Last Sigh of Twilight
939. Haiku Untitled 2003
940. indirect
941. Cold Blue Steel
942. Inner Horizon
943. Cold
944. R A N T
945. Put A Band-aid On Your Forehead
946. So Much Truth Is Wasted On The Experienced
947. The Chicken of Depression
948. Fabricators
949. Green Lava Imaginarium
950. This Is A Serious Poem
951. Optional Feature
952. The All Night Radio
953. Aversion to Showers
954. (Epidermal) Manifesto
955. Afterwards, Finally And At Last, The Difference
956. The Streak
957. Happy Monster
958. Dying So I Can Live With Another Day
959. All You Have To Do Is Ask
960. Sirens (A Dream)
961. Last Night's (Nightmare)
962. Whistler's Daughter
963. A Little Irreverence
964. Imprinted
965. I Was Like A Child?
966. The Session
967. Perhaps Its Halloween
968. Destiny
969. quiet comes dear
970. I Like Crows
971. Blueberry Blues
972. Poets Have No Place? (This may be long, but its worth reading)
973. Seeing (Before the tea is tea)
974. When We Begin....
975. Just By Being...(thank you)
976. Tilling the Turf of Dreams From Six Feet Under
977. Thin Gold Band
978. Aimless
979. Flattered
980. Pour Mademoiselle Karin
981. For Not Believing In Words
982. Crumbling Like The Sand
983. In the Mud
984. Untitled, But You Will Understand
985. In a Green Werewolf Sky
986. Wrongness of the Right
987. Sweet Old Red (River)
988. It Came Upon Me All Too Clear
989. And You Will Grow Older
990. This Chicken...
991. Crow, What Would You Do?
992. In Response to Denise Levertov
993. Great Big Waterproof World
994. What Crows Can Do
995. Bad Blues Boy
996. Knock the Giants Out
997. Life is in the Details.
998. Mister Mix-Master Murderer
999. Death Can Be Unkind When It Steals Treasure
1000. Fragile
1001. Becoming
1002. Dumbstruck By The Wide Sea of Humanity
1003. Melted Chocolate Bar Memory
1004. Recesses of Me
1005. Rise Up Like Some Grand Balloon
1006. I Dreamed of Drowning
1007. For Ghuey
1008. Be Tom T-Terrific
1009. She Will Never Come Back
1010. To The Voice From The Ginger Jar
1011. Forever In Winter
1012. Inheritance
1013. No Poems Left
1014. There Is A Woman
1015. Should Old Acquaintance
1016. Real TV is a Real Education
1017. Diminished
1018. A Bicycle Dreams
1019. Two Hickey Necks on a Bus- or -Ode to Teen aged Love
1020. Four- Footed Soul
1021. Driftwood
1022. In A Waiting Room Long Ago
1023. Look Behind
1024. How Dare?
1025. So You Do (May 10, 2010 written for June 1987)
1026. Oeuvre-Body of Work
1027. My Old Man
1028. Your Next New Dying Black Swan
1029. Trust Joy
1030. Crowded Out
1031. Little Blue Pill
1032. After One AM (Haiku)
1033. Inventive (Haiku)
1034. Impermanence (Haiku)
1035. On Moving 2000 Miles Too Far From Home
1036. Again
1037. Prevent Your Next Breakdown
1038. Who Are They?
1039. Description In 140 Words, More or Less
1040. Used to Think I Could Fix Them.
1041. Yes, We're Smiling at all the Right Intervals
1042. Like A Rose
1043. Bulimic's Prayer of Contrition 2002
1044. There He Sits
1045. This Here Agate- Hunting Place
1046. The Surplus Population
1047. For Cat Child
1048. Arrival
1049. Tears of Hail
1050. She Comes Without Directions
1051. After The Skill of The Crow
1052. Dared To Tell
1053. Crow Haiku II
1054. We Teach Without Example
1055. Iris Haiku
1056. One Cat's Opinion
1057. Crow Haiku
1058. Haiku Untitled
1059. Dakota In August
1060. We Said (living by our words....)
1061. Unrequieted 1989-1997
1062. The Prairie Wind
1063. Smile World Smile
1064. She's the Girl
1065. The Lesson
1066. Puttin' It On
1067. Girl's' Night Out (the word plus is pronounced the French way, as in plooh )
1068. With This I Can Sleep (Haiku)
1069. Sunshine Blues
1070. Portland Skies (Haiku)
1071. RED
1072. A Needle in P-town
1073. Last Words of No Good Friday Malone
1074. You Ever Decide?
1075. On The Bayou
1076. All We Are Saying...(2004-2005)
1077. A View From My Window At Age 8
1078. A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life
1079. Winter's Child
1080. Buffalo Hunt 2000
1081. Outlook
1082. Today's Meditation
1083. Lemonade Days and Rhubarb Pies
1084. With Clearest Sight
1085. I See You
1086. We Are Stones
1087. About The Crow
1088. Buddha Man
1089. When Da Wolves Come Near
1090. Home Again--For the Holidays
1091. Yellow Flowers on a Chess Board
1092. Cuba Libre
1093. Life Among Clouds

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