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Poems by Chris D. Aechtner

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04/14/2014flowers for Chinaski -- part ii316Free verse
04/12/2014flowers for Chinaski390Free verse
04/05/2014 -- and there are proverbs162Free verse
03/24/2014Preacher's Son151Free verse
03/18/2014Evergreen349Free verse
03/02/2014Captain Crunch934Free verse
02/27/2014The Peter Conspiracy592Prose
02/19/2014Stalking The Stalker: Peter Pan Can639Free verse
02/04/2014When Harry Heironymous Huffenhoffer Met Henrietta Huckhellopolis870Alliteration
01/14/2014Tristesses de la lune by Charles Pierre Baudelaire -- with English translations250Free verse
01/06/2014Making Love with Crystal Antennas204Free verse
12/19/2013Sunlight and Rain: The Prism of an Anarchist308Free verse
12/10/2013Edinburgh1656Free verse
12/08/2013M426Free verse
11/07/2013The Kreepy Kids237Free verse
09/18/2013A Reminder: To Be427Free verse
08/01/2013Live The Cliches376Free verse
07/22/2013The Soup Reich1081Free verse
07/18/2013What is this365Rhyme
07/08/201323 warning signs that you are severely addicted to poetrysoup dot com1276List
07/03/2013The Gospel of Lucifer - Chapter 11: 1 - 8268Prose Poetry
05/20/2013Kiss The Sky1019Free verse
05/02/2013Edinburgh320Free verse
04/18/2013Lantern on the Water533Free verse
04/16/2013Transcendence: Religion is obsolete374Tetractys
04/03/2013Salvation comes with a far greater sacrifice than blind faith and car-wash fundraisers714Prose Poetry
03/29/2013Wood and Nails426Free verse
03/26/201323C317Prose Poetry
03/07/2013Stygstrome - Updrafts415Free verse
02/18/2013Kindred Spirits968Haibun
02/17/2013in moonlight353Haiku
02/02/2013Attawapiskat: Orphans of the Stone and Sky309Free verse
01/24/2013Aboriginal Sin382Free verse
01/15/2013Money-God880Free verse
01/10/2013When All That's Left Is To Love534Triolet
12/17/2012Isle of Bast498Free verse
12/04/2012Babylon-Kids249Prose Poetry
11/28/2012Autobahn329Free verse
11/21/2012An Open Communique to the Rogues335Prose Poetry
11/06/2012Pulse784Free verse
11/04/2012Frankenstorm 2012: A Haunting of Shelleys287Prose Poetry
10/27/2012let sacred delirium flow439Free verse
10/20/2012shine394Tanka
10/10/2012Elemental Wavelengths267Free verse
09/29/2012Kindergarten: Huntress347Free verse
09/17/2012Lucem Ferre782Free verse
09/10/2012The Murder of Crows Morphed into Midwives300Free verse
09/06/2012a constant flyer: my flight, my fancy346Free verse
08/30/2012Cornflower Blue468Free verse
08/29/2012-- after having written 500,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,002 poems364Free verse
07/08/2012Of Rabbits and Raven578Free verse
06/27/2012Hermaphrodite - Part III404Free verse
06/27/2012Hermaphrodite - Part II389Free verse
06/27/2012Hermaphrodite - Part I352Free verse
06/18/2012You're Smurfing Smurfilicious867Free verse
06/16/2012You Are So Beautiful938Free verse
06/02/2012Afterglow556Free verse
05/24/2012Closer1777Free verse
05/16/2012Dropping Mushrooms with Jesus389Free verse
05/12/2012The Jew and a Nazi366Free verse
05/08/2012'and another stiff one for my drunken pen'497Free verse
04/30/2012Motherland's Funeral403Free verse
04/12/2012The Java Bean Cult194Free verse
04/06/2012Love Poem - 292805Free verse
03/28/2012Tidal Lullabyes420Diminished Hexaverse
03/24/2012Earth Hour 2012421Free verse
03/22/2012The Widower's Garden404Free verse
03/01/2012Slowly Turning Japanese551Free verse
03/01/2012ripples451Tanka
02/28/2012with a kiss388Haibun
02/24/2012Yamazakura494Tanka
02/22/2012The Lobotomizer424Verse
02/18/2012Scat-Man291Lyric
02/18/2012kids use toy guns482Haiku
02/16/2012A Degree in Phantasmology330Free verse
02/08/2012The Whispers of a Troubled Spirit344Free verse
01/28/2012Big Poo, Small Poo, Yellow Poo, Blue Poo873Light Poetry
01/27/2012Bill Clinton644Clerihew
01/25/2012Green Eggs in Hell412Rhyme
01/18/2012In The Loo388Clerihew
01/18/2012J Edgar Hoover317Clerihew
01/13/2012Sixth above the Line308Free verse
01/01/2012Exposure: Part II396Free verse
01/01/2012Exposure: Part I301Free verse
12/26/2011From The Glowing Embers488Rhyme
12/08/2011Awaken From Deep Slumber561Free verse
12/02/2011Fukushima440Haiku
11/28/2011Samurai Song: Singing Blade328Choka
11/20/2011On Wings of Moogsmoorwood389Free verse
11/20/2011blood-streaked snow193Haiku
11/19/2011plumes of breath206Haiku
11/19/2011a twig snaps286Haiku
11/16/2011black willow282Haiku
11/15/2011branch creaks333Haiku
11/03/2011Moonshine264Free verse
10/30/2011blackened tomatoes435Haiku
10/30/2011not a feather stirs342Haiku
10/26/2011Please, have a slice217Free verse
10/22/2011Something of a Dreamer416Free verse
10/10/2011Shade's Mills272Sijo
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Bloggers PhotoDreamt a dream
about falling asleep,
woke up in yet another one --
a near-seamless string of dreams within dreams.

As I become older, 
I still retain the eternal heart of a 6 year old child.
Sort of like Peter Pan....

....and I will always take my chances with Captain Hook.
____


I am a Canadian who grew-up on the West Coast.
I have some of this, do a little of that(lol).
Aside from writing, I enjoy oil painting as a creative outlet.
I also love mountain biking.
I am a gardener and bio-chemist.
(So many "I"s)

As far as the Peter Conspiracy goes,
Chris is a shortened version of my birth-name.
It is my legal name.
I am not some guy from NYC; I have never lived there.

PoetrySoup.com is the first site where I ever publicly posted a poem online.