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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm
01/27/2016 Imagination 142 Quatrain
12/26/2015 What Mom likes about Christmas: The Day After 116 Quatrain
12/22/2015 A Star is Born 263 Quatrain
11/27/2015 Smiling Kingfish 128 Quatrain
11/21/2015 Scarred Hands 148 Quatrain
08/03/2015 The Little Train That Could 286 Rhyme
07/31/2015 Ringing Bells of Love 147 Rhyme
07/29/2015 The Little Red Devil 272 Quatrain
07/06/2015 Donut Hole 471 Quatrain
07/03/2015 Laughter in School 682 Limerick
06/30/2015 A Poetry Souper on Planet Mars 322 Quatrain
06/28/2015 Hit me with your best shot 229 Rhyme
06/28/2015 Altar and Rose Short Version 147 Quatrain
06/23/2015 Lion Without a Mane 274 Rhyme
06/17/2015 My Precious Stuff 258 Rhyme
06/16/2015 Wolfgang Mozart in Five Lines 193 Quintain (English)
06/12/2015 His All Seeing Eye 130 Quatrain
06/08/2015 Einstein's Relatives 255 Rhyme
06/08/2015 Advice for new Poets 229 Quatrain
06/05/2015 Multi-task Joe 186 Quatrain
08/21/2014 Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose 678 Quatrain
08/21/2014 For Lack of a Smile 1237 Narrative
08/21/2014 Spiked Heels 882 Pastoral
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 334 Shape
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 290 Shape
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock Original Part Two 442 Dramatic Verse
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock original Part One 499 Dramatic Verse
09/29/2013 My Soul 436 Free verse
12/02/2012 Light's Effusion 446 Rhyme
10/28/2012 Autumn Daunting Goes 482 Quatrain
10/05/2012 Partly Cloudy pastiche, Catie 1459 Diamante
10/05/2012 Bio James 441 Bio
10/04/2012 The drunken pen 497 Free verse
08/19/2012 The Shovel 415 Quatrain
08/10/2012 Hey Kid, Who did you say was Old 493 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Priceless Treasure 414 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Family Heirlooms 1795 Quatrain
07/31/2012 On the Ocean Waves 488 Free verse
03/19/2012 Soaring Around Heaven 533 Sonnet
03/11/2012 Last Night While Asleep 406 Quatrain
03/09/2012 Mellow Years 316 Quatrain
01/19/2012 Candidates 330 Rhyme
08/22/2011 Salty Sentinels 438 Couplet
08/04/2011 Riddle 493 Quatrain
08/03/2011 Garish Galapagos Turtles 432 Quatrain
08/02/2011 Now, I Lay Me Down to Sleep 391 Narrative
04/16/2011 Carefree Etheree 443 Etheree
03/09/2011 My Soul 712 Free verse
03/09/2011 Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing 1926 Free verse
03/08/2011 A Child Jabbers Spondees 720 Quatrain
03/02/2011 Super Bowl 728 Haiku
02/25/2011 Three Blind Men and a Horse 603 Quatrain
02/25/2011 Grandfathers Clock Revisited 680 Prose Poetry
02/23/2011 Stream of Life 506 Dodoitsu
02/20/2011 The Name is James 641 Enclosed Rhyme
02/16/2011 Magnetic Force 944 Couplet
02/16/2011 Flicker of the Mind 490 Rhyme
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - Second Part 463 Narrative
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - First Part 380 Narrative
02/10/2011 Websteristic 434 Light Poetry
02/10/2011 Humpty Dumpty Smoked Out 683 Clerihew
02/08/2011 Tale of Tails 447 Quatrain
02/07/2011 The French General 585 Clerihew
02/06/2011 Architects Warning 490 Rhyme
02/04/2011 Four Fabulous Years in the Key of F 478 Couplet
02/03/2011 Valentine's Legend - Adaptable 423 Quatrain
02/02/2011 The Dandelion and my Wife Strike Again 490 Couplet
02/01/2011 An Altar and A Rose 418 Quatrain
02/01/2011 Taxes 684 Limerick
01/26/2011 EVE OF PURPLE LEAVES IN DEEP SPACE 550 Rhyme
01/26/2011 Crystal Treasure 440 Narrative
01/25/2011 Finding Jesus 613 Free verse
01/24/2011 Historic Creature From Jurassic Park 701 Narrative
01/22/2011 Pluto Downgraded 490 Narrative
01/22/2011 Have you Seen My Lovely Miss 472 Ballad
01/21/2011 My Dog Spot 848 Light Poetry
01/21/2011 Dog Prodigy 531 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Sunbeam Journey 558 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Rooster Crows 494 Rhyme
01/11/2011 Poet's Narcissus 355 Quatrain
01/10/2011 Mystery of the Shoe 486 Didactic
01/08/2011 Tangled Webs 367 Narrative
01/07/2011 Quick, I Need A Doctor 425 Quatrain
01/05/2011 Antiquated Lady's Bout with a Blizzard 466 Narrative
01/05/2011 Pass the Salt, Please 855 Narrative
01/03/2011 Fastest Living Thing 368 Narrative
01/03/2011 Never Applaud a Fraud 348 Quatrain
12/02/2010 Abecedarian 440 ABC
12/01/2010 Adoptive Mommy 353 Quatrain
11/30/2010 The Portrait 623 Narrative
11/29/2010 Adam the Dysfunctional 390 Rhyme

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Quote Left Better to whet your appetite than whet your pants. Quote Right
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Quote Left Having gray hair doesn't matter, but having gray-matter matters. Quote Right
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