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Poems by Richard Bates

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
08/31/2016 Self Care 352 Haiku
08/30/2016 God's Number One Rule 187 Haiku
08/30/2016 Against the Harshest Reality 117 Couplet
08/26/2016 Through a Small Space 345 Free verse
08/23/2016 Genetalia and Gender 412 Free verse
08/22/2016 Seeing is Not Believing 151 Free verse
08/21/2016 Somehow 90 Rhyme
08/17/2016 Hmmm 288 Haiku
08/16/2016 God speaks 115 Rhyme
08/15/2016 The Closer 226 Free verse
08/10/2016 The Melody of Harmony 315 Free verse
08/09/2016 In The Light Of Dark Comings 166 Free verse
08/08/2016 Grand Humility 206 Rhyme
08/07/2016 Addiction 275 Haiku
08/05/2016 The Daily Grind 279 Rhyme
08/02/2016 On Us All 157 Rhyme
08/02/2016 The Black Guide 143 Rhyme
04/26/2016 Endless Pages 246 Haiku
03/05/2016 Too Long 295 Haiku
03/05/2016 Your Heart Reformed 132 Lyric
01/13/2016 The Red Carpet 412 Ballad
12/23/2015 Your Audience My Fear 333 Free verse
12/01/2015 Blind Grief 254 Haiku
12/01/2015 The Purity of sin 324 Haiku
10/12/2015 New Haikus 93 Senryu
10/08/2015 Flirt With Me 509 Senryu
09/12/2015 Let Me 361 Haiku
09/12/2015 Stripped Zeal 189 Senryu
09/12/2015 Pulled Up 237 Haiku
09/10/2015 Purposeful Mistakes 260 Senryu
09/05/2015 Courage 257 Haiku
09/05/2015 Trouble Meets Chance 249 Haiku
09/05/2015 Fat or Boney 308 Haiku
09/04/2015 Power 885 Haiku
09/04/2015 Faith 277 Haiku
09/04/2015 Into Grey 263 Haiku
09/04/2015 Reading 204 Haiku
09/02/2015 A Short Daydream 229 I do not know?
08/28/2015 Heckles of a Child 235 Haiku
08/25/2015 Between the Teacher and the Student 1522 Rhyme
08/24/2015 Let go 310 Haiku
08/22/2015 Notions of mercy 301 Haiku
08/15/2015 you won't hear me 176 Free verse
08/15/2015 Spoke too soon 384 Haiku
08/15/2015 apply yourself 493 Haiku
08/15/2015 avoided 288 Haiku
08/15/2015 I don't agree 228 Haiku
08/15/2015 reason 263 Haiku
08/15/2015 Offending 255 Haiku
08/15/2015 belief 279 Haiku
08/14/2015 Hate 321 Haiku
08/14/2015 Heart with hope 290 Haiku
08/08/2015 Forgiven 238 Haiku
08/04/2015 Caffeine 383 Haiku
08/04/2015 I'm a woman 848 Haiku
08/02/2015 Bipolar 378 Haiku
08/02/2015 Drugs 423 Haiku
08/02/2015 Confusion 572 Haiku
08/02/2015 Confusion 570 Haiku
08/02/2015 Trust 259 Haiku
08/01/2015 Wearing Woman's Clothing 353 Rhyme
08/01/2015 Rays of midnight 279 Haiku
07/30/2015 How Do I 215 Haiku
07/30/2015 solving 225 Haiku
07/30/2015 Weak effort 298 Haiku
07/30/2015 Trying 209 Haiku
07/30/2015 concern 271 Haiku
07/30/2015 differentiating specifics 438 Haiku
07/30/2015 Dwindling Strength 391 Haiku
07/30/2015 More wanting more 217 Haiku
07/30/2015 I try 233 Haiku
07/30/2015 ground zero 238 Haiku
07/21/2015 Petrify 218 Lyric
06/01/2015 Maybe 540 Haiku
06/01/2015 Empty Hope 287 Haiku
05/29/2015 Going Up Heading Down 272 Haiku
05/20/2015 Tender Truth 219 Haiku
05/20/2015 Listening 265 Haiku
05/20/2015 Afraid of Regret 403 Haiku
03/12/2015 The Patter as it Falls 390 Lyric
03/11/2015 Stronger than 1,000 Suns 383 Lyric
03/02/2015 a kernel of truth 232 Lyric
10/15/2014 The Nanny 593 Ballad
10/02/2014 the Arrow of Cues 289 Lyric
10/06/2012 As The Road 453 Lyric
08/30/2012 Prepare My Heart 312 Lyric
08/23/2012 Bambi 619 Free verse
08/14/2012 Led By The Kiss 313 Lyric
07/23/2012 From The Run 231 Lyric
06/27/2012 The Prison Of Knowledge 319 Lyric
06/19/2012 Coffee 237 Lyric
01/10/2012 Onward 281 Lyric
11/09/2011 Bedland 287 Lyric
07/19/2011 Poetic Prayer 316 Free verse
07/16/2011 More 227 Rhyme
06/13/2011 My First Live Poetry Contest 419 Haiku
06/09/2011 interviewing 589 Haiku
06/09/2011 In The Mood 741 Haiku
06/09/2011 Music To My Ears 458 Haiku
06/08/2011 In My Head 378 Haiku
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