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Poems by Richard Bates

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09/17/2017 Cake and Hyenas 43 Prose
09/10/2017 Screaming 71 Free verse
09/09/2017 Gratitude List Poem 174 List
09/08/2017 None The Less 52 Free verse
09/08/2017 For You 136 Ballad
09/04/2017 The Trap Of A Circle 43 Verse
08/31/2017 Tug of War 58 Haiku
08/31/2017 The Honesty of Love 63 Free verse
08/29/2017 The Art of Truth 119 Rhyme
08/23/2017 The Flower 151 Free verse
08/18/2017 I want a choice 84 Haiku
08/17/2017 Wait For Me 116 Ballad
08/31/2016 Self Care 416 Haiku
08/30/2016 God's Number One Rule 236 Haiku
08/30/2016 Against the Harshest Reality 145 Couplet
08/26/2016 Through a Small Space 366 Free verse
08/23/2016 Genetalia and Gender 483 Free verse
08/22/2016 Seeing is Not Believing 172 Free verse
08/21/2016 Somehow 117 Rhyme
08/17/2016 Hmmm 337 Haiku
08/16/2016 God speaks 131 Rhyme
08/15/2016 The Closer 249 Free verse
08/10/2016 The Melody of Harmony 364 Free verse
08/09/2016 In The Light Of Dark Comings 185 Free verse
08/08/2016 Grand Humility 245 Rhyme
08/07/2016 Addiction 338 Haiku
08/05/2016 The Daily Grind 351 Rhyme
08/02/2016 On Us All 184 Rhyme
08/02/2016 The Black Guide 235 Rhyme
04/26/2016 Endless Pages 285 Haiku
03/05/2016 Too Long 314 Haiku
03/05/2016 Your Heart Reformed 146 Lyric
01/13/2016 The Red Carpet 458 Ballad
12/23/2015 Your Audience My Fear 350 Free verse
12/01/2015 Blind Grief 286 Haiku
12/01/2015 The Purity of sin 404 Haiku
10/12/2015 New Haikus 110 Senryu
10/08/2015 Flirt With Me 594 Senryu
09/12/2015 Let Me 391 Haiku
09/12/2015 Stripped Zeal 208 Senryu
09/12/2015 Pulled Up 264 Haiku
09/10/2015 Purposeful Mistakes 298 Senryu
09/05/2015 Courage 291 Haiku
09/05/2015 Trouble Meets Chance 275 Haiku
09/05/2015 Fat or Boney 354 Haiku
09/04/2015 Power 958 Haiku
09/04/2015 Faith 324 Haiku
09/04/2015 Into Grey 295 Haiku
09/04/2015 Reading 230 Haiku
09/02/2015 A Short Daydream 264 I do not know?
08/28/2015 Heckles of a Child 262 Haiku
08/25/2015 Between the Teacher and the Student 1741 Rhyme
08/24/2015 Let go 334 Haiku
08/22/2015 Notions of mercy 327 Haiku
08/15/2015 you won't hear me 192 Free verse
08/15/2015 Spoke too soon 412 Haiku
08/15/2015 apply yourself 547 Haiku
08/15/2015 avoided 322 Haiku
08/15/2015 I don't agree 250 Haiku
08/15/2015 reason 286 Haiku
08/15/2015 Offending 286 Haiku
08/15/2015 belief 306 Haiku
08/14/2015 Hate 349 Haiku
08/14/2015 Heart with hope 322 Haiku
08/08/2015 Forgiven 263 Haiku
08/04/2015 Caffeine 420 Haiku
08/04/2015 I'm a woman 930 Haiku
08/02/2015 Bipolar 409 Haiku
08/02/2015 Drugs 468 Haiku
08/02/2015 Confusion 621 Haiku
08/02/2015 Confusion 668 Haiku
08/02/2015 Trust 353 Haiku
08/01/2015 Wearing Woman's Clothing 373 Rhyme
08/01/2015 Rays of midnight 312 Haiku
07/30/2015 How Do I 244 Haiku
07/30/2015 solving 257 Haiku
07/30/2015 Weak effort 324 Haiku
07/30/2015 Trying 241 Haiku
07/30/2015 concern 308 Haiku
07/30/2015 differentiating specifics 478 Haiku
07/30/2015 Dwindling Strength 423 Haiku
07/30/2015 More wanting more 244 Haiku
07/30/2015 I try 264 Haiku
07/30/2015 ground zero 281 Haiku
07/21/2015 Petrify 248 Lyric
06/01/2015 Maybe 647 Haiku
06/01/2015 Empty Hope 328 Haiku
05/29/2015 Going Up Heading Down 306 Haiku
05/20/2015 Tender Truth 253 Haiku
05/20/2015 Listening 296 Haiku
05/20/2015 Afraid of Regret 458 Haiku
03/12/2015 The Patter as it Falls 407 Lyric
03/11/2015 Stronger than 1,000 Suns 408 Lyric
03/02/2015 a kernel of truth 256 Lyric
10/15/2014 The Nanny 629 Ballad
10/02/2014 the Arrow of Cues 312 Lyric
10/06/2012 As The Road 478 Lyric
08/30/2012 Prepare My Heart 326 Lyric
08/23/2012 Bambi 647 Free verse
08/14/2012 Led By The Kiss 331 Lyric
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