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12/26/2017 The Loch Ness Monster 615 Quatrain
08/18/2017 Snail, Stretch of Time 500 Quatrain
08/18/2017 Life is Fragile as is Poetry 291 Sonnet
12/05/2016 River Romance 483 Verse
11/25/2016 A Castle in the Sky 725 Quatrain
11/21/2016 Music that my Grandchildren Play 376 Light Verse
11/11/2016 House Mouse and Titmouse Quarrel 620 Quatrain
10/03/2016 Rhythms of Literary Art 398 Narrative
10/02/2016 Diagnosis Blubber 678 Rhyme
09/30/2016 From the Grave 416 Quatrain
06/12/2016 Hello, Jesus, it's me, Jim 1235 Rhyme
06/11/2016 Same Dirty Dishes 817 Free verse
05/27/2016 Haiku Glass objects 675 Haiku
05/24/2016 Hieroglyphs and Holograms 373 Quatrain
05/22/2016 Purple and Red Hat 604 Quatrain
03/08/2016 Wolfgang Mozart Paints in Tones 445 Rhyme
03/02/2016 Tiger Cat 1144 Quatrain
03/02/2016 Cyber Family Poetry Soup 461 Quatrain
01/27/2016 Imagination 722 Quatrain
12/26/2015 What Mom likes about Christmas: The Day After 464 Quatrain
12/22/2015 A Star is Born 928 Quatrain
11/27/2015 Smiling Kingfish 548 Quatrain
11/21/2015 Scarred Hands 553 Quatrain
08/03/2015 The Little Train That Could 1205 Rhyme
07/31/2015 Ringing Bells of Love 401 Rhyme
07/29/2015 The Little Red Devil 792 Quatrain
07/06/2015 Donut Hole 1870 Quatrain
07/03/2015 Laughter in School 1217 Limerick
06/30/2015 A Poetry Souper on Planet Mars 682 Quatrain
06/28/2015 Hit me with your best shot 545 Rhyme
06/28/2015 Altar and Rose Short Version 391 Quatrain
06/23/2015 Lion Without a Mane 814 Rhyme
06/17/2015 My Precious Stuff 540 Rhyme
06/16/2015 Wolfgang Mozart in Five Lines 482 Quintain (English)
06/12/2015 His All Seeing Eye 495 Quatrain
06/08/2015 Einstein's Relatives 667 Rhyme
06/08/2015 Advice for new Poets 609 Quatrain
06/05/2015 Multi-task Joe 537 Quatrain
08/21/2014 Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose 1166 Quatrain
08/21/2014 For Lack of a Smile 1745 Narrative
08/21/2014 Spiked Heels 1163 Pastoral
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 572 Shape
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 559 Shape
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock Original Part Two 697 Dramatic Verse
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock original Part One 784 Dramatic Verse
09/29/2013 My Soul 707 Free verse
12/02/2012 Light's Effusion 791 Rhyme
10/28/2012 Autumn Daunting Goes 768 Quatrain
10/05/2012 Partly Cloudy pastiche, Catie 1794 Diamante
10/05/2012 Bio James 784 Bio
10/04/2012 The drunken pen 785 Free verse
08/19/2012 The Shovel 683 Quatrain
08/10/2012 Hey Kid, Who did you say was Old 852 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Priceless Treasure 875 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Family Heirlooms 3146 Quatrain
07/31/2012 On the Ocean Waves 832 Free verse
03/19/2012 Soaring Around Heaven 850 Sonnet
03/11/2012 Last Night While Asleep 714 Quatrain
03/09/2012 Mellow Years 553 Quatrain
01/19/2012 Candidates 546 Rhyme
08/22/2011 Salty Sentinels 867 Couplet
08/04/2011 Riddle 759 Quatrain
08/03/2011 Garish Galapagos Turtles 1217 Quatrain
08/02/2011 Now, I Lay Me Down to Sleep 1055 Narrative
04/16/2011 Carefree Etheree 644 Etheree
03/09/2011 My Soul 979 Free verse
03/09/2011 Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing 3575 Free verse
03/08/2011 A Child Jabbers Spondees 1595 Quatrain
03/02/2011 Super Bowl 1188 Haiku
02/25/2011 Three Blind Men and a Horse 1184 Quatrain
02/25/2011 Grandfathers Clock Revisited 990 Prose Poetry
02/23/2011 Stream of Life 771 Dodoitsu
02/20/2011 The Name is James 1098 Enclosed Rhyme
02/16/2011 Magnetic Force 1663 Couplet
02/16/2011 Flicker of the Mind 838 Rhyme
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - Second Part 784 Narrative
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - First Part 666 Narrative
02/10/2011 Websteristic 654 Light Verse
02/10/2011 Humpty Dumpty Smoked Out 921 Clerihew
02/08/2011 Tale of Tails 703 Quatrain
02/07/2011 The French General 896 Clerihew
02/06/2011 Architects Warning 742 Rhyme
02/04/2011 Four Fabulous Years in the Key of F 735 Couplet
02/03/2011 Valentine's Legend - Adaptable 751 Quatrain
02/02/2011 The Dandelion and my Wife Strike Again 731 Couplet
02/01/2011 An Altar and A Rose 669 Quatrain
02/01/2011 Taxes 1096 Limerick
01/26/2011 EVE OF PURPLE LEAVES IN DEEP SPACE 792 Rhyme
01/26/2011 Crystal Treasure 654 Narrative
01/25/2011 Finding Jesus 902 Free verse
01/24/2011 Historic Creature From Jurassic Park 1046 Narrative
01/22/2011 Pluto Downgraded 719 Narrative
01/22/2011 Have you Seen My Lovely Miss 763 Ballad
01/21/2011 My Dog Spot 1469 Light Verse
01/21/2011 Dog Prodigy 797 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Sunbeam Journey 875 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Rooster Crows 872 Rhyme
01/11/2011 Poet's Narcissus 582 Quatrain
01/10/2011 Mystery of the Shoe 853 Didactic
01/08/2011 Tangled Webs 752 Narrative
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Quotes

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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