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Poems by Chris D. Aechtner

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
05/18/2017 Break This Rusty Cage: Tribute To Chris Cornell 450 Free verse
05/16/2017 Breeder 321 Concrete
05/09/2017 concrete haiku 001: a swarm of fruit flies 424 Haiku
04/25/2017 A Degree in Phantasmology 254 Free verse
03/23/2017 Until Light Bleeds Through 234 Free verse
03/16/2017 The Java Bean Cult 335 Free verse
07/14/2016 Autobahn 828 Free verse
09/13/2015 when the words dissolve upon our tongues 983 Free verse
03/15/2015 instead of haiku 1351 Tanka
04/05/2014 -- and there are proverbs 1162 Free verse
12/10/2013 SWITCH magazine 8015 Free verse
12/08/2013 M 2002 Free verse
09/18/2013 A Reminder: To Be 2116 Free verse
08/01/2013 Live the Cliches 1515 Free verse
12/17/2012 Isle of Bast 2055 Free verse
10/20/2012 shine 1469 Tanka
08/30/2012 Cornflower Blue 1788 Free verse
06/02/2012 Afterglow 1946 Free verse
05/24/2012 Closer 6376 Free verse
04/30/2012 Motherland's Funeral 1464 Free verse
04/06/2012 Love Poem 29 10227 Free verse
03/01/2012 Slowly Turning Japanese 1981 Free verse
03/01/2012 ripples 1519 Tanka
02/24/2012 Yamazakura 1868 Tanka
02/18/2012 kids use toy guns 1722 Haiku
09/29/2010 honking recedes 1140 Haiku
08/05/2010 actions 724 Tanka
03/25/2010 An Ode to Ezra Pound - musical accompaniment performed by audio-visual hallucinations 889 Free verse
03/25/2010 rows of wet saplings 533 Haiku
03/07/2010 Updrafts 1127 Free verse



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Dreamt a dream
about falling asleep,
woke up in yet another one—
a near-seamless string
of dreams within dreams.

As I become older,
I continue to retain the heart
of an eternal child. Sort of like Peter Pan—

and I will always take my chances
with Captain Hook.

I find talking about myself in third person
to be creepy, and refuse to do it
unless it's somehow connected
to a major deal that offers me mullah.

I'm a Canuck who grew up in the Canadian
Pacific Northwest.
Aside from writing, I enjoy visual art
and bonsai as creative outlets.
I love mountain biking.
I'm a gardener, bio-chemist,
and parent of a talented child
who continues to out-shine her Dad.

I don't do conventional all that well;
I come as I am,
and hope that you come as you are,
as friend or foe,
so that we can learn and benefit
from each other.

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