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Poems by James Tate

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
08/18/2017 Snail, Stretch of Time 93 Quatrain
08/18/2017 Life is Fragile as is Poetry 89 Sonnet
12/05/2016 River Romance 319 Verse
11/25/2016 A Castle in the Sky 466 Quatrain
11/21/2016 Music that my Grandchildren Play 197 Light Poetry
11/11/2016 House Mouse and Titmouse Quarrel 279 Quatrain
10/03/2016 Rhythms of Literary Art 250 Narrative
10/02/2016 Diagnosis Blubber 408 Rhyme
09/30/2016 From the Grave 282 Quatrain
06/12/2016 Hello, Jesus, it's me, Jim 572 Rhyme
06/11/2016 Same Dirty Dishes 500 Free verse
05/27/2016 Haiku Glass objects 507 Haiku
05/24/2016 Hieroglyphs and Holograms 253 Quatrain
05/22/2016 Purple and Red Hat 406 Quatrain
03/08/2016 Wolfgang Mozart Paints in Tones 277 Rhyme
03/02/2016 Tiger Cat 847 Quatrain
03/02/2016 Cyber Family Poetry Soup 307 Quatrain
01/27/2016 Imagination 493 Quatrain
12/26/2015 What Mom likes about Christmas: The Day After 339 Quatrain
12/22/2015 A Star is Born 711 Quatrain
11/27/2015 Smiling Kingfish 370 Quatrain
11/21/2015 Scarred Hands 385 Quatrain
08/03/2015 The Little Train That Could 741 Rhyme
07/31/2015 Ringing Bells of Love 285 Rhyme
07/29/2015 The Little Red Devil 545 Quatrain
07/06/2015 Donut Hole 1210 Quatrain
07/03/2015 Laughter in School 1000 Limerick
06/30/2015 A Poetry Souper on Planet Mars 510 Quatrain
06/28/2015 Hit me with your best shot 404 Rhyme
06/28/2015 Altar and Rose Short Version 278 Quatrain
06/23/2015 Lion Without a Mane 590 Rhyme
06/17/2015 My Precious Stuff 435 Rhyme
06/16/2015 Wolfgang Mozart in Five Lines 334 Quintain (English)
06/12/2015 His All Seeing Eye 330 Quatrain
06/08/2015 Einstein's Relatives 515 Rhyme
06/08/2015 Advice for new Poets 422 Quatrain
06/05/2015 Multi-task Joe 340 Quatrain
08/21/2014 Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose 916 Quatrain
08/21/2014 For Lack of a Smile 1560 Narrative
08/21/2014 Spiked Heels 1044 Pastoral
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 465 Shape
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 454 Shape
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock Original Part Two 589 Dramatic Verse
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock original Part One 645 Dramatic Verse
09/29/2013 My Soul 567 Free verse
12/02/2012 Light's Effusion 624 Rhyme
10/28/2012 Autumn Daunting Goes 641 Quatrain
10/05/2012 Partly Cloudy pastiche, Catie 1634 Diamante
10/05/2012 Bio James 620 Bio
10/04/2012 The drunken pen 643 Free verse
08/19/2012 The Shovel 568 Quatrain
08/10/2012 Hey Kid, Who did you say was Old 652 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Priceless Treasure 728 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Family Heirlooms 2585 Quatrain
07/31/2012 On the Ocean Waves 654 Free verse
03/19/2012 Soaring Around Heaven 698 Sonnet
03/11/2012 Last Night While Asleep 586 Quatrain
03/09/2012 Mellow Years 440 Quatrain
01/19/2012 Candidates 442 Rhyme
08/22/2011 Salty Sentinels 679 Couplet
08/04/2011 Riddle 620 Quatrain
08/03/2011 Garish Galapagos Turtles 781 Quatrain
08/02/2011 Now, I Lay Me Down to Sleep 697 Narrative
04/16/2011 Carefree Etheree 555 Etheree
03/09/2011 My Soul 845 Free verse
03/09/2011 Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing 2857 Free verse
03/08/2011 A Child Jabbers Spondees 1186 Quatrain
03/02/2011 Super Bowl 981 Haiku
02/25/2011 Three Blind Men and a Horse 947 Quatrain
02/25/2011 Grandfathers Clock Revisited 826 Prose Poetry
02/23/2011 Stream of Life 653 Dodoitsu
02/20/2011 The Name is James 906 Enclosed Rhyme
02/16/2011 Magnetic Force 1340 Couplet
02/16/2011 Flicker of the Mind 660 Rhyme
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - Second Part 601 Narrative
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - First Part 496 Narrative
02/10/2011 Websteristic 547 Light Poetry
02/10/2011 Humpty Dumpty Smoked Out 795 Clerihew
02/08/2011 Tale of Tails 576 Quatrain
02/07/2011 The French General 729 Clerihew
02/06/2011 Architects Warning 612 Rhyme
02/04/2011 Four Fabulous Years in the Key of F 615 Couplet
02/03/2011 Valentine's Legend - Adaptable 542 Quatrain
02/02/2011 The Dandelion and my Wife Strike Again 626 Couplet
02/01/2011 An Altar and A Rose 560 Quatrain
02/01/2011 Taxes 901 Limerick
01/26/2011 EVE OF PURPLE LEAVES IN DEEP SPACE 691 Rhyme
01/26/2011 Crystal Treasure 547 Narrative
01/25/2011 Finding Jesus 766 Free verse
01/24/2011 Historic Creature From Jurassic Park 901 Narrative
01/22/2011 Pluto Downgraded 598 Narrative
01/22/2011 Have you Seen My Lovely Miss 654 Ballad
01/21/2011 My Dog Spot 1184 Light Poetry
01/21/2011 Dog Prodigy 685 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Sunbeam Journey 738 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Rooster Crows 709 Rhyme
01/11/2011 Poet's Narcissus 460 Quatrain
01/10/2011 Mystery of the Shoe 723 Didactic
01/08/2011 Tangled Webs 534 Narrative
01/07/2011 Quick, I Need A Doctor 616 Quatrain
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Quote Left Better to whet your appetite than whet your pants. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment | by James Tate

Quote Left Having gray hair doesn't matter, but having gray-matter matters. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment | by James Tate

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