Poetry - melissaahowells, Melissa A. Howells




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1. The Great Tsunami Of Our Growing Grief written 3/2.2021--retitled 3/14/2021
2. This Is What Mermaids Dream Of
3. Words Between Edward And Jane
4. Like A Small Street Dog Lured In By The Promise Of Meat
5. I'd Like To Be Your Shirt (when you wake up in the morning)
6. When Mr. Bemish Lost His Last Good Pair of Glasses
7. If Prejudice Were Dumb And Could Not Speak
8. THE COOL TILES BENEATH MY FEET REMIND ME
9. CHRONICLER OF DREAMS
10. YET ANOTHER ANTI-POETRY POEM ( re-edited 11/2/2022)
11. Certainly No Bread 3/16/2022
12. My Grey Haired Love...La La Lullaby , La La Lullaby My Love
13. Much Better Than This ( A Conversation With The Universe)
14. The Straight Story (What Happens When The Writer Inserts You Into Her Story)
15. THE TIDE CALLED LONELINESS
16. THE HEART IS AN ORGAN ON FIRE
17. A Girl Always Leaning Forward Looking for A Breeze
18. Entanglements
19. You Do As You Please 8/17/2005 found poem, readjusted 6/20/22
20. Appetites
21. How I Still Love You
22. Miss Tilt-a-World@
23. The Smile Which Eludes @
24. He Says To Me, I Think Too Much (and hence dream too much as well)
25. When You Learn Who You Really Are And What Is...
26. Anti-Poem Number Three 8/2/2022 Or, A Poem Your Proper Mother Wouldn't Write
27. Breathing On My Own
28. A Girl Is More Than a Beautiful Box re-edited 10:15pm PST 1/31/22
29. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS ANYWAY AND INSTEAD
30. Talk To Me In The Dark 7/8/2022
31. ANOTHER REFRIGERATOR POEM 7/2/2022
32. What Is The Price For Your Touch
33. A NOT-S0-SILLY ANTI-POETRY DITTY
34. In And In Between The Silence 6/21/2022
35. Not Alone In the Darkness (As I Once Thought I Was)
36. Each One Of Them Is Accounted For (And Matters)
37. The Fire Once Within Goes Cold From Lack
38. Like Books Full Of Stories Stacked Behind Her
39. Call It Grace (another Anti-poem)
40. Lights Out
41. Saudade: the feeling of wanting to be near someone who is far and distant
42. That No One But I Will Know (anti-poetry)
43. HERE WE SIT AT OUR TABLE 2/19/2022
44. To Be In The Way
45. For My Brother T. J. ( 7/15/2022)
46. That Once Respite Cave
47. Dr. Frankenstein's Surprise (Re-Galvanized)
48. A Stranger In a Strange And Angry Land.
49. Crimson Lake (From 2008, flashing forward to 2022/April 19)
50. Words Being Yours...Until The Grave 4/23/2022
51. Summer Storms / Electric Monsters
52. Your Candle Burning In the Wind
53. On Sunny Days , As I Pose For The Skies 3/17/2022
54. You Are Not What You Think 3/7/2022 11:56Pm PST
55. We'll Decide That For YOU
56. Fisherman's Woman's Lament
57. That Time Love Took Off Running On Its Achilles Heels....
58. VALENTINE--WITHOUT YOU 2/19/2022
59. His Bitter Chocolate Heart (refrigerator magnet poem)
60. THE HOOVER DAM/NEWLY RE-CONSTRUCTED 2/19/2022
61. I COULD BECOME SOME KIND OF LUCKY 2/19/2022
62. UN-THREAD THE NEEDLE (OF TIME)
63. Always Deep Blue (written 7/3-7/6/2022)
64. THE GLASS BETWEEN MY SELVES
65. A Poem From The Dark
66. AND THE NIGHT SKY WOULD BECOME BLUE AGAIN
67. I Woke Up /// re-edited 2/2/2022 12:31PM
68. Granddad John James re-edited 10:05Pm 1/31/22
69. The Grapes (Lucious Grape/ August 31, 2005
70. TAKE YOUR PEN NOW AND SEE WHAT YOU WILL WRITE
71. You Taught Me...
72. Thank You For Being Your Own Treasure
73. How Hounds-tooth Became Her Friend
74. A Language You Can't Ignore.... re-edited 1/12/2022
75. They Say The Preying Mantis Is No Lady
76. You Can Oh Yes You Can (RE-EDITED 1/9/2021 12:07AM PST time and date stamped.)
77. HERSTORY...NOT A POEM BUT EXPERIENCE #ONE
78. I Saw A Star And Dared to Reach For It
79. The Invitation..( the message of .come as you are>>)
80. The Nature Of Water
81. THIS IS MY CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE, ENTER WITHIN
82. the wonder that always shall be...
83. Do You Gather Up Your Days The Way Others Collect Wild Butterflies?
84. Tender Love New And Quick...
85. Have You Ever... (DECEMBER 4/2021)
86. The Man On The Red Bicycle (an ode) RE-EDITED 12/4/2021
87. Stray Cats and I have an understanding... 11/23/2021 copyright
88. If It Does Them Any Good At All 11/16/2021 date/time stamped
89. OUTSIDE-THE CROWS 11/14/2021
90. Still, More Time NOV 6 2021
91. The Wonder Cat
92. Little Bundle I Call Joy
93. AUGUST 1977 (IN THE REMEMBERING)
94. Wishing Them Onto Better Days
95. Seize This Day, The One You're With
96. Only Grief....
97. Forgive Me (GHUEY-BOY)
98. The Loving Art
99. OUTER SHELL
100. The Stars Go Out
101. Soothe (re-edited 1:40Pm 8/17/21 for clarity for me as a five year old)
102. No One--I Know Who I Am
103. At My Gnarled Feet 7/27/2021
104. Here, After?
105. Burning The Trees Into Ghosts
106. Only The Lonely.... (its not about what you may think...)
107. And The Next, And The Next..... (written directly to page, will return later for edits)
108. My Truth Is Out There (re-edited for clarity of thought and image later)
109. All My Friends Are Dead, It Seems....
110. The Better Poem
111. Crimson Crush (Re-edited and Mispellings Corrected 6/11/2021)
112. For Boiled Eggs and Mountains
113. The Last Shall be Trace-less 5/25/2021
114. Beware When The White Night Calls // re-edited 5/25/2020
115. The Thing You Move Out Of Your Way (writing exercise) 5/22/2021
116. BUYING LIES 5/22/2021
117. IN THE WILDERNESS CALLED YOU
118. TIME IS OF THE NONSENSICAL
119. The Future I'm Caught Up In...RE-EDITED 5/22/2021
120. Wild and Unraveling
121. Broken Things Are Beautiful
122. Cool Pea-Green New Leaves....(Imaginarium)
123. Sharp Sticks For The Cinderella's
124. A Long Long Time Ago
125. OFTEN I'VE WONDERED AS I LISTENED TO TRAINS
126. My Heart Knows.....(TO THOSE WHOSE HEARTS LIVE IN SPRING)
127. I REMEMBER THIS DAY AS IF IT HAD BEEN RECORDED IN A BOOK
128. Odd Things, Odd Thing.....
129. The Magical Closet( re-edited for clarity of metaphor)
130. Don't Breathe 3/17/2021 12:21 AM PST
131. Kikipurr (For Our Boy/Girl Cats)
132. I'm Out Of My Dreams 3/12/2021...the pain-body and dreams
133. The Legacy List
134. (MELISSA'S) ALL---TRUE---ISMS....3/3/2021 4:51 pm PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
135. Preferring The Stars. (After College)
136. Only Yesterday (For T.J..)
137. WHAT CHIRPLESS CRICKETS MAY PREDICT (IN HORROR MOVIES--DREAM POEM)
138. WE SHARE... march 2021 poetry
139. WAITING ON THE WORLD (March/February 2021 poetry)
140. This Firestorm Of Dying Lights..
141. The Threshold To The Other World...(March 2021/Feb 2021)
142. February 11, 2012 / Today The Storm...
143. No Broom Could Chase Me.
144. Self-Improvementizing....(yes, I made up a new word)
145. Big Is No Little Adjective. (revised)
146. YOU DO NOT GROW OLD
147. Taking Up Alley Living
148. Out On The Street
149. I Came From Water
150. Every One of Us Has a Door....
151. 21st Century Proverbs...more will be added, you wait and read...
152. The House Is Alive
153. THEY NAMED ME ENOUGH
154. THE CRYPT OF THE KEPT AND THE KEEPER
155. UNDECIDED
156. The Off Brand
157. THE MILES THAT ARE LEFT TO GO...
158. To Them, I am Dead, I am Dead
159. I Need To Fly
160. Burying the Dark
161. Knock, Then Come Through
162. Being Ourselves...
163. Uncovered
164. So Glad I Met You
165. The Blue Buffalo
166. Little Man Orange--My Mister Peanut Butter Trout
167. Not Someone's Grand Illusion
168. Wisdom of the Infinite
169. The Differences
170. The Springtime Shadows Play Games Upon The Wall
171. THE STITCH IN THE TELEPHONE WIRES
172. Patch-Worked Trilogy
173. I Turn Forward
174. The Storm
175. Prairie Town Progress
176. Beyond Door Number Three
177. And Then It Wasn't Hard To Be Eight Years Old
178. Elise, Elise
179. A Bird, A Fly, A Cripple (Pity Poem?)
180. The Make-Up of Molecules
181. MOLECULES
182. HOW
183. Haiku's In Triplicate
184. THERE WILL BE MORE ...
185. EVENTUALLY...
186. The Change In The Change(s)
187. At Night, As I Dream of Vampires Who Have No Bad Intentions
188. Human History is Pockmarked With Tragedy
189. EXPECT COMPLICATIONS
190. A New Clear
191. What Exactly Comes Next?
192. After Wide Sargasso Sea
193. Unseen, The Lilacs And The Daffodils
194. morning thoughts (begin again)
195. Encounter Before Dawn
196. Somtimes in Surrender
197. The Cruel In The World (Blue Bag Metaphor)
198. Great Spirit
199. Shedding Your Skin
200. On the Wings Of A Bird
201. My Heart Knows Him Still ( For TLP)
202. Liminality
203. NEEDING /KNEADING MORE (sometimes)
204. WHAT WILL YOU THINK GENTLE READER, AFTER YOU'VE FINISHED READING THIS?...We Are All Star Children
205. Not My Season
206. Belle Du Jovan
207. The Hope Of All These Things Which Would Never Come In a Box
208. The Best Revenge (For All Your Critic's Critiques)
209. The Birds Are Such Un-numbering Creatures of Distant Hitchcockian Past
210. A Man Of The Clouds
211. Sometimes In Losing I Have Gained A Lot
212. Informed Through Pain
213. Shrine
214. Silver-Tongued Devil
215. I Will Return
216. TONIGHT
217. Expect Yourself
218. When My Blues Are Gone
219. The Factory of Resentments
220. They Grew (A Poem From The Imaginarium)
221. Didn't You Learn That First Lesson In Kindergarten?
222. Where The Weird Actually Tried To Turn Pro
223. Accountants
224. Within The Green Wind Becomes The Fall
225. Open Lines
226. You Got Your Lilly Back
227. Errands (WHAT ARE YOUR UNOFFICIALLY APPOINTED ERRANDS?)
228. the earth is our mother
229. Marinate On This
230. I Write This To Remember
231. And I Smile ( Little Little Bird)
232. The Dreaming Life ( A Series Of Dream Vignettes)
233. All Of Who I Was
234. This Snake
235. What Could a Death Meet-Up Have To Offer?
236. Peace Where There Is No Opportunity
237. Where The Dead Don't Mind...
238. Canis Latrans
239. A Smattering Of Mattering (How Do You Matter)
240. For Another Mean New Sun.
241. I Wish God Had Better Magic
242. What's With The Lead Overshoes?
243. THE POCKET DOOR
244. Like The Wind In The Middle Of The Night
245. Dragons
246. The Inner String
247. The Hoping
248. HOME
249. Different
250. wandering the rolling hills ...(written for his model)
251. All You Have To Do Is Breathe....
252. Funny, Not Funny
253. Cat's Speach
254. The Little Bird Said
255. A Start Again...(I Green-Dreamed Again Last Night)
256. two out of three people
257. Lonesome Love
258. All The Changing....
259. Nameless
260. Night Train
261. A Dog Should Have His Tail...
262. Some Children Have Nightmares (tentative title)
263. Last Night
264. Hope Is Sometimes The Best Of All You've Got (definition poem)
265. Enough to Clear The Clouds Away 4/13/2019
266. Devious
267. Checking Out
268. Crows...writing exercise in honor of April /National Poetry month
269. Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business
270. It Is In The Rain
271. Dream Goblins Of The Night
272. Wake Wake Wake
273. The Day You Left (Words From A Half-Remembered Dream)
274. When People Go
275. Only The Choice To Be
276. Words
277. In March (Finally, Spring 2016)
278. The Finisher's Song
279. Weak In The Knees
280. All For Algernon
281. Yes, You--There
282. Two Better Pasttimes. ( A Bit O' Rant)
283. Old Hunters Of The Fall
284. If I Could Be The Sky...
285. All In The Family (Family, What A Concept)
286. In Layers
287. Silent Endings
288. Wake And Remember
289. Small Sentry
290. How I Think That About Every One...
291. All My Children ( CATS ARE PEOPLE TOO)
292. Unknowing
293. Call This Our Autumn
294. Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose
295. It Comes At Night
296. Falling Leaf, Falling Man/Woman, Rising Star
297. Afterwards...
298. Evidence
299. It Feels Better To Be Unfinished (Wish-Unspoken, But With My Eyes)
300. Oh What A Fall
301. Perhaps I Too, Was Frozen
302. The Hot Seasons
303. You Are (I'm Here With You)
304. Joyce Will Soon Be Seventy-Something
305. in-EFFECTIVE (Fragile)
306. Like a Small Child Tucked Into
307. Spokes Spoken
308. Plain Speakin' (Lyrical Poem)
309. From The Point Of A Star
310. All Too Clearly Now
311. STRAIGHT FROM MY TILT-A-WORLD (legal copyright Melissa A Howells 6/13/2018 10:01am PST time/date stamped)
312. It Is The Rain
313. Its Their Problem
314. Hello Neighbor
315. Someone Send Out A Search Party
316. Les Animaux
317. A Little Bad Romance
318. This Is It
319. With Words, I See A World I No Longer Fit In
320. Where None Should Grow
321. Someone Burned The Trees
322. Something More...
323. Ghost Fox
324. I'm An Old Bad Dog Barking At The Rain
325. Live Your Life The Best You Can Within Your Own Follicles
326. Live And Let Live
327. Imperfect
328. Now Is My Season
329. I wonder......
330. The Metaphor That Keeps On Giving...
331. In Simpatico
332. Romance For The Unrefined Mind...
333. Hunger (Whose Is It?)
334. Dog Lives Are Shorter
335. This Is Your New Portland Now
336. What It Means To Go Missing
337. Hello Grief...
338. Illustration
339. Not Mine
340. For You Who Knows The Rain
341. The Seven Billion
342. Blur
343. Preschool Presence of Mind
344. What Truth There Is When You See It (Maybe I'm A Man...)
345. transaction and interchange
346. Throne Of Stars
347. Useless (Eaters)
348. In The Winter Park
349. Snow Is A Softening Of The Rain
350. I Am Time
351. Brilliance
352. Laughing Maid (They Called Me)
353. Some Women/Some Woman
354. The Knowledge...
355. Time Does Not Recognize Me
356. Storms
357. The Times Have Come Back Of Great Want And Lack, This Is The New Great Depression
358. Counting The Long Days, Tilling The Greens
359. Coming Off Small
360. All Tarted Up
361. why We celebrate the losers
362. Little Water Bug ( learning the lesson of true pain)
363. Hope You Enjoyed The Eclipse While It Lasted
364. I Am....( a keen observation )
365. The Secret Eater
366. Circumstance Changes All
367. The Light Goes On In The Attic (WeAll Have Addictons)
368. Written For My Father Who Isn't Here To Know
369. Life's A Candle
370. Malla Batsick
371. not the story of my youth
372. (A Prayer of Intercession--Brief Joy)
373. Paying For The Sins
374. C Students
375. For The Loss Of A Ghost Like You
376. Fragile Shell Of Morning
377. Boy Restored
378. Love A Cat
379. July's Message
380. And With Words I Let Them Go
381. When He Returns From The Road
382. The Crow Is A Songbird
383. the brand of disappointment
384. Flashes, Glimpses, Moments, Time
385. Some Will
386. Please Don't Bring Me Flowers
387. Beware The Sign of Sagittarius
388. No Woman's Friend
389. Sometimes Love Comes With Electricity
390. She Is My Friend
391. Some People
392. Every Time I Listen To the Wind.
393. If I Were Your Island....
394. I Long For Stars
395. Need You (note of encouragement to self)
396. Poem Untitled, But, If Not For You
397. (You're) Still Here
398. The Un-Promised Land
399. I Travel Every Time I Think Of You
400. As Sick As My Secrets
401. From The Desert
402. Have You Ever Been Blue (self talk of encouragement)
403. I Know Most Who I Am When You Are In The Room
404. He's There
405. Then The Little Silver Fish Came
406. I Keep My Ray Bans Handy
407. Into The Swirling Sea Of White.
408. Some Meaningful Proof For A Hopeful Dreamer's Eyes
409. Oh, Now, The Pink Moon
410. Who's Zoomin' Who?
411. Its About Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Having To Write It All Down
412. Beauty
413. This Cow Tale
414. Like A Snow-globe
415. these times they have changed us
416. visions of sugarplums by the river bank
417. What Is This Death? ( As I Grow Older And Nearer To It)
418. Come On Now
419. And You Might Be The Reaper
420. Mrs. Stine, Isn't It Time?
421. I Speak for Those Whose Voice Would Be Taken Out Of Social Circulation
422. Certain Succulent Pieces Of Time
423. And Even Stars Die
424. So Much Beauty
425. Hope You Like It, Not
426. A Tesseract OrTwo
427. un-Completion (I Prefer It)
428. Here They Are Triumphant, The Crows
429. I Talk To A Machine In My Darkness
430. What If
431. Limitless
432. Woman Of A Certain Age
433. Confetti Universe
434. I Wish You Well (a prayer)
435. What'll I Do, Without You
436. You Are Not My Audience, I Just Borrowed You For Awhile
437. whern night becomes day
438. Now I Am The One Who Chooses To Chose
439. Hot Sauce Packet Poem
440. How Each Death Changes The World
441. Lost Before You Began
442. Not A Good-bye Day (For Our Ghuey)
443. definition (poetry 101 for me)
444. The Tail (tale) She Had Long and Tall and High And Proud
445. This Home I Long For Yet Have Never Seen
446. A Thousand Words For Snow Are Spoken By The Eskimos
447. Outside the Window, Frozen
448. in times like these... January 6 2017
449. Enjoying My Newly Acquired Small Deserted Island, Thank You...
450. Where Did Mrs Smith and Her Little Pink House Go?..
451. after- midnight marauder's ice capades
452. A Box Of Darkness
453. Friend Squirrel I Call You December
454. Butterfly Girls Like Me Were Meant To Fly
455. Bitter Medicine
456. Of A Wounded Branch
457. The Forward Pass
458. I Have Changed My Mind (waiting un-patiently for Spring)
459. Cannot Bring Her Back
460. God Created The Universe, Then Look Who Happened
461. Hide From The Rain
462. Oh woe the womb
463. Was I Reflected
464. Speck Of Dirt
465. Wise Children
466. Her Controversy Will Always Be His
467. That Poet Girl
468. Good Weather Gone
469. What Does Become Of Us
470. Over-done Potato
471. Let Heaven Be Spring
472. Blood Poem (Sanguine)
473. Describe 9-17-2016/9:04 AM PST
474. Your Smile Lacks
475. Don't Want Your Prayers
476. In The Distant Fog Of Dreams
477. Greyhound's Lament
478. Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home
479. Where Have You Gone?
480. Bat-Ness ( The Vespertilians)
481. The Bullying of Mr. Big Life
482. My Ocean's Roaring
483. I Remember Her
484. When Two Thoughts Collide
485. We All Fall Down
486. Saying My Piece About Writing Here
487. Better Than A Cyanide Capsule
488. none of our dirty business
489. who will save themselves (show me how they will do it)
490. On That Fateful Day
491. Ramada
492. what makes a monster (sympathy for the monster)
493. Stronger Than The Brave
494. When Words Failed Me
495. Just Listening
496. Not A Disease
497. Affliction for Affection
498. It Could Be Spring
499. AWAKEN TO....my ode to Spring
500. Poly-Gorgon
501. (She Speaks In Parables)
502. I Want My Peace
503. Flying Low
504. You Asked Me If You Were A Good Mother
505. (So For You) What Is Love? /Definitions
506. Enough to Clear The Rain Away
507. for what she's worth...
508. Potato Chip
509. of my battered heart
510. Max on the max
511. why not ask the cat?
512. Astonish
513. A sibling narrative of lies
514. Reflecting
515. Time-Time (or Leading With My Chin)
516. This Is Not A Soft Story
517. Live The Way You Are (Paper Hearts)
518. The Ways Of The Ones (herded from the truth)
519. Gathering of the Palavering
520. 437759
521. Like Mad Romans
522. You Aint Nothin' Better Than
523. Less
524. "Crazy" They Call Me
525. Dance Of The DNA Daughters
526. Odd Thoughts and Juxtapositions
527. Watercolors
528. July 4 2015
529. (The) Nightmare Man
530. It Came To Me While Doing Laundry On A Sunday Looking For Some Blank Space To Write In Before It Was All Gone...
531. Lizard Mansions
532. Thoughts While Nibbling Designer Toast
533. Haiku 2005 Revised
534. No Ropes Love
535. I Would Be Happy, Yes I Would
536. What Butterfly Must Do
537. Another New Born Babe Of A Poem
538. Trick Photography
539. Resentment Survivors
540. Observations on a City, Thursday Afternoon
541. You Can't Live Forever (And Ain't That A Relief)
542. For The Loss Of Words
543. Who Makes A Mother
544. Haiku For A Spent Spring
545. Theater of Da-Da
546. Choose Sides Now
547. Hope And Loss Two Fraternal Twins of The Same Reluctant Mother
548. From Direct Experience...Isn't That Life?
549. Think Again
550. The Unrescued Boy
551. Hello February Crocuses
552. Taking A Long Journey to Nowhere To Return
553. Trust Is An Extinct Animal
554. Neighborly
555. Moving On Out ( Thank God) 1-30-2015
556. Canner's Lament 1970
557. Share Your Warm Cookie(s)
558. Death Is A Long Dark Door (Written 2002)
559. Stripped Down To The Nothings....
560. It is hard to loose a parent (at any age)
561. Endeavor Narcissus
562. The Best News (is the end of the day)
563. Anaconda (Portland 2004)
564. The Joy Of Dreams
565. The Silences (my silences)
566. A Circle (written April 14th 2003)
567. Two Haiku's from 2003
568. Revenge (written in the summer of 1981)
569. More Haiku's from April 2003
570. You Never Know What You Will Hear Riding On A Bus
571. Been Down/Been There 2003
572. Confessionalists
573. Something Wild
574. in the end it was the words
575. The Narrowing With Age
576. The Last One: Homage to The Carrier Pigeon Martha
577. You Are The Wilderness
578. The New Luster of Life (after the horrible scare)
579. snow scene: bird girl on winter hill
580. do you know how to be a good neighbor...in the cold
581. why am I still here?
582. Fourteen Hundred Miles
583. No One Owns The Land
584. My Brother The Coyote
585. Judging The Rain
586. Swimming With Neptune
587. Ding-Dong The Witch is Gone ...now we'll have some peace
588. Absinthe and Retreat
589. Mister Misbegotten.
590. sometimes I wonder (selfishness)
591. No One Likes a Challenge A Challenger or One Who Wears Smart Pants
592. A Lesson Learned From A Feedback, Thank You, Mindfully
593. Dedicated For Those Whose Door Has Never Been Opened
594. A Man Called Tsuris
595. Point of View (Alzheimer's Early Onset/Mother) Rough Draft
596. SO SAYETH THE LEG (the right one, of course)
597. (I Could Tell Her So Much) But She's Not Here
598. How She Loved Blue
599. Opinion/Commentary...Don't Feedback/ Just for the fun of it
600. great animal magic
601. the falling man (or the man who could fly)
602. Make (of) Me A Snow Angel
603. make no more God poems for me today
604. landscapes escapes to dreamscapes
605. Chicken Fat
606. I have no generations to succeed me so that I can be remembered
607. the life and times of Medusa
608. some witches never know when things are going well
609. If This Is Any Art For Which You Care
610. The Life of Tigger
611. Good bye Little Crow....(I'm so sad and sorry)
612. maybe some fool will notice y'all
613. Fifty-Five Needs to Be A Whole Lot Cockier
614. Tuesday afternoon in the jewelry box
615. The Haircut Thing
616. okay, that was a weird one
617. the world is filled with folks who ain't got no feeling
618. what do I gotta do but start over
619. what's in a name
620. things to write about on the bus
621. feathered friends
622. the slave is freed
623. something better to run to...
624. Salad
625. Now, There Is A Writer
626. Only You ? (refrigerator magnet poetry)
627. @ Crazy Quilt/Crazy World
628. ++ prophecy ++
629. -- DOG/FISH-- a dream state/story
630. new ribbons in the sky
631. Rooster ( A Very Short Story In 5 Parts)
632. Threading Myself Through The River Called Night
633. ** FOUR o'clock shadow **
634. The Orneriness
635. evening thoughts on a train
636. Here In The Garden Of Our Hearts
637. No More Boxes No More Boxes No More Boxes
638. A Rant On Being Right
639. I Banish Memory
640. Drowsing in The Early Morning Rain
641. The Sky Reflects
642. Dream of The Blue Racers
643. OLD TREE
644. the tale of one hundred
645. I cannot explain You away with words
646. A Day Spent Together At The Sand Hills Of Jamestown
647. the Mother I am and am not
648. dream achaeologist
649. definitions:
650. the residuals
651. welcome back, poem
652. the fix
653. A N G E R
654. nothing lasts
655. such little things
656. I Am Sad For Mr Jagger's Girlfriend
657. This Optimism
658. Animikii
659. the hungry wolf.
660. IS THIS GOOD-BYE? ( YES/NO?)
661. pebbles of hope 3-6-2014
662. the last conversation
663. improved in the groove
664. a thing which has no words
665. to be my own element
666. Little Cat cries
667. The Bare Bones
668. feeling lousy and low-brow
669. she was done with words
670. (What Can Happen) when wishing can make it snow
671. one Friday morning
672. the seed of my identity
673. I Keep Dreaming Of Storms
674. one for me, and one for the horse
675. t h e c o n t r a r i a n
676. mother nature has devised new means for my end
677. your heart has a message for you brother
678. connecting synapses across miles and millennia
679. the cat speaks of himself
680. a metaphor of fear
681. Little Houses
682. It Is Your Habit
683. The New Modern Muse Pygmalion
684. people of the prairie
685. Mr Grey ( a re-write from 1997)
686. the conversations we have between us
687. random thoughts on a brilliant sunny day
688. a blessing, surely, the day you found us
689. giving is a lesson in learning how to receive (gratitude)
690. on the day I die (written in a flash)
691. unconscious
692. a lesson to teach, a lesson to learn
693. outside falls the rain
694. written in December before Christmas **
695. Lipstick Tales
696. Nightmare Ditty for the Dark Man
697. what is dreaming?
698. Near Sunrise In October
699. (see) how you cry-out
700. Witness
701. stubborn
702. two sides
703. necessary evil
704. from the tomb of three days sleeping
705. It Was The Best of Your Best That You Had Left To Me, Father
706. early morning thought cloud in october
707. feeling the rain
708. Beautiful Friend
709. out with the felines
710. x x x kisses x x x
711. because we are temporary
712. Lull the Day to Night
713. when night is not enough for dreams
714. when what I long for is oblivion.
715. Going Back
716. All Wet
717. The End of Your Reign
718. early wake-up conversations...before the coffee's poured
719. One Which Brings Me Unending Release
720. bicycled-in bounty
721. what grown up children of alcoholics do*
722. flutter of black
723. A Promise Is
724. So....
725. Stand *or...Ode To A Three-Legged Coyote
726. 40 plus years ago in an overgrown garden
727. Succulencia
728. and all to which they attach (* hold fast to life while you are able)
729. thoughts on the eve of the prodigal cat returning home
730. death comes for a visit * and nearly stays...
731. Better To Bend Than Be Broken (CHANGE)
732. with the memory of you growing transient as invisible ink
733. a heart sometimes breaks when it dares to believe in miracles
734. Describe
735. Black Hole Singularity
736. The Way of Violence
737. The Parts of Me Kept Secret
738. The Vibration Which Moves Us Slowly Towards
739. Luminary
740. Perchance
741. Approaching Normal , Then Veering Right
742. One Of Modigliani's Women
743. When Crickets Stop Chirping
744. Last Thoughts On A Star-Filled Night In Spring
745. ghouls of boyfriends past... (looming)
746. The Definition of Ambivalence/Haiku
747. The Re-Dreaming
748. the slap of clarity
749. I Will Ascend Or Fall
750. I Am Unsubstantial
751. Monsters (Aren't We All)
752. drearied (really, a MUST read)
753. One Storm, Lone Woman, One Umbrella
754. What Its Like, Huh, Is This What Its Like?
755. i understand why civil war girls wore lockets
756. My Green-Eyed Best Friend, Always
757. Do Butterflies Know?
758. Small Groupings To Read on All Hallowed Eve
759. List of The Things I Have Missed
760. Kaleidoscope (For Ann, My Mother)
761. Adult Child Has Questions For Her Dead Parents.
762. Adjusting: Define. What Does It Mean? Grey Geography.
763. Our Glasses Clinked, Like A Bell Of Mindfulness
764. A Piano Story
765. Sometimes, He Goes Traveling
766. hmmm...how did we happen?
767. I Hate Bacon
768. If Love Is So Simple
769. Nonsense Song (What Merry Meant)
770. If You Had To Fill Out An Application (To Be My Boyfriend)
771. Robin Kill
772. Melissa (Little Bee)
773. You Are What You Do. (This Is A Message To Them All)
774. Look Out How You Use ( Bad Words)
775. Sky of Pall
776. To The Myth-Makers Liars & Self-Deceivers I Am Now A Non-Believer
777. Apple?
778. Before All That Needs To Be Said Is Done
779. Vulnerable.
780. Blood Ivory
781. A Friend By Any Other Name
782. Newest Primer Lesson
783. Later Hours
784. Lucky Was Easy
785. Poetry: Its How I See
786. Its A Whole Big Blue World, Ain't It?
787. He's Onto
788. Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years
789. Locked Out of the Moon Mad World
790. Snow, Suddenly
791. Non Compos Mentis (Blues)
792. So Easy Is The Diagnosis
793. Tomorrow Is A Little Girl's Word
794. Invention:Are You The Motherhood Of?
795. Shell (Object Poem or Not?)
796. A Succession of Haiku's 2009
797. A One Word Feedback By Any Other Name Would Be....
798. The City (in Memory of Minneapolis)
799. crow girl in tuxedo
800. I Live In A Place Where No Brave People (Of Fine Reputation) Dare Dwell
801. Snow Fort Symmetry
802. One Last Poem (for the Old Year)
803. The Moon Is Hope
804. Thank You for My Birthday (Capricornus)
805. A Run On of Early Morning Consciousness
806. I'm Going To Grow Up To Be (A Drone Pilot)
807. 19 May/ 19 December
808. Stale December
809. Incongruity
810. What Did The Geese Know?
811. OPTIMISM...Look at It Beaming
812. Lettuce Leaf People
813. Lamentation For a Left Leg
814. At The End of It All
815. SHE (We Find Her To Be A Disservice)
816. Quit Yer Blubberin and Let Me Read...(or do I really have a direct responsibility to the audience for their feelings?)_
817. Disturbance
818. Hibernating
819. No Fair Tales To Cleave To Now
820. Pyrrhic Victory
821. Live as a Garanimal
822. To Be Just Like You.
823. Ghost
824. Leaving Inertia
825. Collection of Disorganized Thinking on a Cold November Day
826. In The Cold Winter's Rain
827. Whatever, the Weather, the Sun or the Stars
828. cornucopia (of the unrefined) mind
829. Gadgets
830. A-Mused
831. Autumn's Wild
832. Writers (Some)
833. Thought Planes and Scan Pills
834. The Black Magic of Human Relations
835. Remove The Fist
836. Daisie
837. Daisie II (Daisie You Are Forever)
838. Disappear
839. Love A Possibility
840. The Silences
841. Come And Visit Me
842. Find A Man Who Cares (What You Think)
843. Disconnected From The Powers Of Emotion
844. We Could Have Been (Good Friends)
845. Git Along....
846. How Do You Prepare
847. They Came In
848. You Are Back (again)
849. In Too Much
850. Try To Have A Good Night
851. Not The Soured Milk of Human Kindness.
852. For A Friend
853. White Cat.
854. Quiet Kills
855. No More, Never Mind
856. Grocery List For A Summer Afternoon
857. Serenity and Self-Preservation
858. Spaces
859. no longer yours (contagion)
860. Its The First Day
861. A Thought In The Dark
862. Let Us Make A Nest
863. Even, If One Day, Reincarnation
864. Happy Un-Birthday, Darling
865. The Soul Searches
866. Preparedness
867. For the Years of Dancing (Dance Hall Days Gone)
868. Small Smile
869. (All) The Stranger To Myself
870. The Unedited Life (She says what she means to say...)
871. Hello?
872. I Feel Fine(r)
873. You Can't Be Telling The Truth...
874. Tell Three Truths, Then One Lie
875. Waiting for a Storm that Never Comes
876. Mercy Mercy Mercy
877. Love Letter to the Wind
878. No Write-Off
879. Technicolor
880. He Wakes With the Chickens (Catsonova)
881. A Forever Song of You
882. I Wonder At The World Anne-like
883. (Let Me Help You) Discover the Unexplored Country
884. She Hit You
885. "Loaf"
886. His Words Immortalized About Horses
887. I Want You Not To Walk Out On You
888. Primer Lesson For Toms
889. To One Who Made The Difference (to me)
890. Some Serious Silliness
891. Epitaph 2012
892. (You Did Me) By The Numbers
893. Asking (The Right Questions)
894. Watercolor Daydreams
895. No Shoes On
896. Sleep
897. Emptied
898. 444 Goodnight
899. You Made Me Feel (Just Like 20)
900. The Husk Before October
901. The Old Old Times
902. Lens
903. Look At The Pictures.
904. Refrigerator Poetry
905. Now, Right In Front of You
906. Lead Us Not...
907. --- She Floated In ---
908. Too Little of Peace
909. In the Big Lake Country
910. Tallest of the Tall Trees
911. (I'm Only Speaking) The Advice I've Heard Before
912. You Are Not The One, Not My Darling
913. A Circle
914. The Last Sigh of Twilight
915. Haiku Untitled 2003
916. indirect
917. Cold Blue Steel
918. Inner Horizon
919. Cold
920. R A N T
921. Put A Band-aid On Your Forehead
922. So Much Truth Is Wasted On The Experienced
923. The Chicken of Depression
924. Fabricators
925. All Beings Considered
926. Green Lava Imaginarium
927. This Is A Serious Poem
928. Optional Feature
929. The All Night Radio
930. Aversion to Showers
931. (Epidermal) Manifesto
932. Afterwards, Finally And At Last, The Difference
933. The Streak
934. Happy Monster
935. Dying So I Can Live With Another Day
936. All You Have To Do Is Ask
937. Sirens (A Dream)
938. Last Night's (Nightmare)
939. Whistler's Daughter
940. A Little Irreverence
941. Imprinted
942. I Was Like A Child?
943. The Session
944. Perhaps Its Halloween
945. Destiny
946. quiet comes dear
947. I Like Crows
948. Blueberry Blues
949. Poets Have No Place? (This may be long, but its worth reading)
950. Seeing (Before the tea is tea)
951. When We Begin....
952. Just By Being...(thank you)
953. Tilling the Turf of Dreams From Six Feet Under
954. Thin Gold Band
955. Aimless
956. Flattered
957. Pour Mademoiselle Karin
958. For Not Believing In Words
959. Crumbling Like The Sand
960. In the Mud
961. Untitled, But You Will Understand
962. In a Green Werewolf Sky
963. Wrongness of the Right
964. Sweet Old Red (River)
965. It Came Upon Me All Too Clear
966. And You Will Grow Older
967. This Chicken...
968. Crow, What Would You Do?
969. In Response to Denise Levertov
970. Great Big Waterproof World
971. What Crows Can Do
972. Bad Blues Boy
973. Knock the Giants Out
974. Life is in the Details.
975. Mister Mix-Master Murderer
976. Death Can Be Unkind When It Steals Treasure
977. Fragile
978. Becoming
979. Dumbstruck By The Wide Sea of Humanity
980. Melted Chocolate Bar Memory
981. Recesses of Me
982. Rise Up Like Some Grand Balloon
983. I Dreamed of Drowning
984. For Ghuey
985. Be Tom T-Terrific
986. She Will Never Come Back
987. To The Voice From The Ginger Jar
988. Forever In Winter
989. Inheritance
990. No Poems Left
991. There Is A Woman
992. Should Old Acquaintance
993. Real TV is a Real Education
994. Diminished
995. A Bicycle Dreams
996. Two Hickey Necks on a Bus- or -Ode to Teen aged Love
997. Four- Footed Soul
998. Driftwood
999. In A Waiting Room Long Ago
1000. Look Behind
1001. How Dare?
1002. So You Do (May 10, 2010 written for June 1987)
1003. Oeuvre-Body of Work
1004. My Old Man
1005. Your Next New Dying Black Swan
1006. Trust Joy
1007. Crowded Out
1008. Little Blue Pill
1009. After One AM (Haiku)
1010. Inventive (Haiku)
1011. Impermanence (Haiku)
1012. On Moving 2000 Miles Too Far From Home
1013. Again
1014. Prevent Your Next Breakdown
1015. Who Are They?
1016. Description In 140 Words, More or Less
1017. Used to Think I Could Fix Them.
1018. Yes, We're Smiling at all the Right Intervals
1019. Like A Rose
1020. Bulimic's Prayer of Contrition 2002
1021. There He Sits
1022. This Here Agate- Hunting Place
1023. The Surplus Population
1024. For Cat Child
1025. Arrival
1026. Tears of Hail
1027. She Comes Without Directions
1028. After The Skill of The Crow
1029. Dared To Tell
1030. Crow Haiku II
1031. We Teach Without Example
1032. Iris Haiku
1033. One Cat's Opinion
1034. Crow Haiku
1035. Haiku Untitled
1036. Dakota In August
1037. We Said (living by our words....)
1038. Unrequieted 1989-1997
1039. The Prairie Wind
1040. Smile World Smile
1041. She's the Girl
1042. The Lesson
1043. Puttin' It On
1044. Girl's' Night Out (the word plus is pronounced the French way, as in plooh )
1045. With This I Can Sleep (Haiku)
1046. Sunshine Blues
1047. Portland Skies (Haiku)
1048. RED
1049. A Needle in P-town
1050. Last Words of No Good Friday Malone
1051. You Ever Decide?
1052. On The Bayou
1053. All We Are Saying...(2004-2005)
1054. A View From My Window At Age 8
1055. A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life
1056. Winter's Child
1057. Buffalo Hunt 2000
1058. Outlook
1059. Today's Meditation
1060. Lemonade Days and Rhubarb Pies
1061. With Clearest Sight
1062. I See You
1063. We Are Stones
1064. About The Crow
1065. Buddha Man
1066. When Da Wolves Come Near
1067. Home Again--For the Holidays
1068. Yellow Flowers on a Chess Board
1069. Cuba Libre
1070. Life Among Clouds

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