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06/12/2016 Hello, Jesus, it's me, Jim 156 Rhyme
06/11/2016 Same Dirty Dishes 122 Free verse
05/27/2016 Haiku Glass objects 178 Haiku
05/24/2016 Hieroglyphs and Holograms 67 Quatrain
05/22/2016 Purple and Red Hat 143 Quatrain
03/08/2016 Wolfgang Mozart Paints in Tones 119 Rhyme
03/02/2016 Tiger Cat 566 Quatrain
03/02/2016 Cyber Family Poetry Soup 153 Quatrain
01/27/2016 Imagination 254 Quatrain
12/26/2015 What Mom likes about Christmas: The Day After 174 Quatrain
12/22/2015 A Star is Born 499 Quatrain
11/27/2015 Smiling Kingfish 211 Quatrain
11/21/2015 Scarred Hands 212 Quatrain
08/03/2015 The Little Train That Could 416 Rhyme
07/31/2015 Ringing Bells of Love 189 Rhyme
07/29/2015 The Little Red Devil 330 Quatrain
07/06/2015 Donut Hole 640 Quatrain
07/03/2015 Laughter in School 761 Limerick
06/30/2015 A Poetry Souper on Planet Mars 366 Quatrain
06/28/2015 Hit me with your best shot 276 Rhyme
06/28/2015 Altar and Rose Short Version 178 Quatrain
06/23/2015 Lion Without a Mane 372 Rhyme
06/17/2015 My Precious Stuff 304 Rhyme
06/16/2015 Wolfgang Mozart in Five Lines 224 Quintain (English)
06/12/2015 His All Seeing Eye 192 Quatrain
06/08/2015 Einstein's Relatives 340 Rhyme
06/08/2015 Advice for new Poets 260 Quatrain
06/05/2015 Multi-task Joe 232 Quatrain
08/21/2014 Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose 743 Quatrain
08/21/2014 For Lack of a Smile 1328 Narrative
08/21/2014 Spiked Heels 929 Pastoral
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 357 Shape
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 335 Shape
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock Original Part Two 494 Dramatic Verse
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock original Part One 530 Dramatic Verse
09/29/2013 My Soul 471 Free verse
12/02/2012 Light's Effusion 479 Rhyme
10/28/2012 Autumn Daunting Goes 522 Quatrain
10/05/2012 Partly Cloudy pastiche, Catie 1513 Diamante
10/05/2012 Bio James 480 Bio
10/04/2012 The drunken pen 550 Free verse
08/19/2012 The Shovel 462 Quatrain
08/10/2012 Hey Kid, Who did you say was Old 516 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Priceless Treasure 480 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Family Heirlooms 2003 Quatrain
07/31/2012 On the Ocean Waves 504 Free verse
03/19/2012 Soaring Around Heaven 572 Sonnet
03/11/2012 Last Night While Asleep 450 Quatrain
03/09/2012 Mellow Years 333 Quatrain
01/19/2012 Candidates 359 Rhyme
08/22/2011 Salty Sentinels 489 Couplet
08/04/2011 Riddle 519 Quatrain
08/03/2011 Garish Galapagos Turtles 508 Quatrain
08/02/2011 Now, I Lay Me Down to Sleep 472 Narrative
04/16/2011 Carefree Etheree 460 Etheree
03/09/2011 My Soul 746 Free verse
03/09/2011 Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing 2170 Free verse
03/08/2011 A Child Jabbers Spondees 818 Quatrain
03/02/2011 Super Bowl 788 Haiku
02/25/2011 Three Blind Men and a Horse 691 Quatrain
02/25/2011 Grandfathers Clock Revisited 713 Prose Poetry
02/23/2011 Stream of Life 540 Dodoitsu
02/20/2011 The Name is James 737 Enclosed Rhyme
02/16/2011 Magnetic Force 1017 Couplet
02/16/2011 Flicker of the Mind 518 Rhyme
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - Second Part 505 Narrative
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - First Part 403 Narrative
02/10/2011 Websteristic 460 Light Poetry
02/10/2011 Humpty Dumpty Smoked Out 706 Clerihew
02/08/2011 Tale of Tails 474 Quatrain
02/07/2011 The French General 621 Clerihew
02/06/2011 Architects Warning 514 Rhyme
02/04/2011 Four Fabulous Years in the Key of F 508 Couplet
02/03/2011 Valentine's Legend - Adaptable 447 Quatrain
02/02/2011 The Dandelion and my Wife Strike Again 514 Couplet
02/01/2011 An Altar and A Rose 438 Quatrain
02/01/2011 Taxes 745 Limerick
01/26/2011 EVE OF PURPLE LEAVES IN DEEP SPACE 590 Rhyme
01/26/2011 Crystal Treasure 461 Narrative
01/25/2011 Finding Jesus 650 Free verse
01/24/2011 Historic Creature From Jurassic Park 761 Narrative
01/22/2011 Pluto Downgraded 509 Narrative
01/22/2011 Have you Seen My Lovely Miss 493 Ballad
01/21/2011 My Dog Spot 916 Light Poetry
01/21/2011 Dog Prodigy 582 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Sunbeam Journey 594 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Rooster Crows 554 Rhyme
01/11/2011 Poet's Narcissus 374 Quatrain
01/10/2011 Mystery of the Shoe 517 Didactic
01/08/2011 Tangled Webs 405 Narrative
01/07/2011 Quick, I Need A Doctor 460 Quatrain
01/05/2011 Antiquated Lady's Bout with a Blizzard 505 Narrative
01/05/2011 Pass the Salt, Please 933 Narrative
01/03/2011 Fastest Living Thing 393 Narrative
01/03/2011 Never Applaud a Fraud 375 Quatrain
12/02/2010 Abecedarian 483 ABC
12/01/2010 Adoptive Mommy 386 Quatrain
11/30/2010 The Portrait 668 Narrative
11/29/2010 Adam the Dysfunctional 415 Rhyme

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