Poetry - melissaahowells, Melissa A. Howells




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

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