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12/26/2017 The Loch Ness Monster 446 Quatrain
08/18/2017 Snail, Stretch of Time 420 Quatrain
08/18/2017 Life is Fragile as is Poetry 256 Sonnet
12/05/2016 River Romance 449 Verse
11/25/2016 A Castle in the Sky 684 Quatrain
11/21/2016 Music that my Grandchildren Play 335 Light Verse
11/11/2016 House Mouse and Titmouse Quarrel 488 Quatrain
10/03/2016 Rhythms of Literary Art 368 Narrative
10/02/2016 Diagnosis Blubber 609 Rhyme
09/30/2016 From the Grave 380 Quatrain
06/12/2016 Hello, Jesus, it's me, Jim 1045 Rhyme
06/11/2016 Same Dirty Dishes 781 Free verse
05/27/2016 Haiku Glass objects 638 Haiku
05/24/2016 Hieroglyphs and Holograms 341 Quatrain
05/22/2016 Purple and Red Hat 566 Quatrain
03/08/2016 Wolfgang Mozart Paints in Tones 412 Rhyme
03/02/2016 Tiger Cat 1041 Quatrain
03/02/2016 Cyber Family Poetry Soup 427 Quatrain
01/27/2016 Imagination 674 Quatrain
12/26/2015 What Mom likes about Christmas: The Day After 423 Quatrain
12/22/2015 A Star is Born 883 Quatrain
11/27/2015 Smiling Kingfish 469 Quatrain
11/21/2015 Scarred Hands 519 Quatrain
08/03/2015 The Little Train That Could 1070 Rhyme
07/31/2015 Ringing Bells of Love 360 Rhyme
07/29/2015 The Little Red Devil 740 Quatrain
07/06/2015 Donut Hole 1734 Quatrain
07/03/2015 Laughter in School 1127 Limerick
06/30/2015 A Poetry Souper on Planet Mars 618 Quatrain
06/28/2015 Hit me with your best shot 509 Rhyme
06/28/2015 Altar and Rose Short Version 361 Quatrain
06/23/2015 Lion Without a Mane 753 Rhyme
06/17/2015 My Precious Stuff 514 Rhyme
06/16/2015 Wolfgang Mozart in Five Lines 446 Quintain (English)
06/12/2015 His All Seeing Eye 470 Quatrain
06/08/2015 Einstein's Relatives 641 Rhyme
06/08/2015 Advice for new Poets 571 Quatrain
06/05/2015 Multi-task Joe 475 Quatrain
08/21/2014 Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose 1082 Quatrain
08/21/2014 For Lack of a Smile 1711 Narrative
08/21/2014 Spiked Heels 1130 Pastoral
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 535 Shape
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 517 Shape
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock Original Part Two 665 Dramatic Verse
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock original Part One 734 Dramatic Verse
09/29/2013 My Soul 675 Free verse
12/02/2012 Light's Effusion 733 Rhyme
10/28/2012 Autumn Daunting Goes 729 Quatrain
10/05/2012 Partly Cloudy pastiche, Catie 1755 Diamante
10/05/2012 Bio James 754 Bio
10/04/2012 The drunken pen 742 Free verse
08/19/2012 The Shovel 650 Quatrain
08/10/2012 Hey Kid, Who did you say was Old 801 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Priceless Treasure 838 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Family Heirlooms 3029 Quatrain
07/31/2012 On the Ocean Waves 793 Free verse
03/19/2012 Soaring Around Heaven 809 Sonnet
03/11/2012 Last Night While Asleep 686 Quatrain
03/09/2012 Mellow Years 522 Quatrain
01/19/2012 Candidates 508 Rhyme
08/22/2011 Salty Sentinels 812 Couplet
08/04/2011 Riddle 723 Quatrain
08/03/2011 Garish Galapagos Turtles 1103 Quatrain
08/02/2011 Now, I Lay Me Down to Sleep 951 Narrative
04/16/2011 Carefree Etheree 619 Etheree
03/09/2011 My Soul 951 Free verse
03/09/2011 Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing 3387 Free verse
03/08/2011 A Child Jabbers Spondees 1469 Quatrain
03/02/2011 Super Bowl 1097 Haiku
02/25/2011 Three Blind Men and a Horse 1116 Quatrain
02/25/2011 Grandfathers Clock Revisited 943 Prose Poetry
02/23/2011 Stream of Life 745 Dodoitsu
02/20/2011 The Name is James 1042 Enclosed Rhyme
02/16/2011 Magnetic Force 1588 Couplet
02/16/2011 Flicker of the Mind 809 Rhyme
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - Second Part 740 Narrative
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - First Part 622 Narrative
02/10/2011 Websteristic 612 Light Verse
02/10/2011 Humpty Dumpty Smoked Out 879 Clerihew
02/08/2011 Tale of Tails 670 Quatrain
02/07/2011 The French General 850 Clerihew
02/06/2011 Architects Warning 705 Rhyme
02/04/2011 Four Fabulous Years in the Key of F 696 Couplet
02/03/2011 Valentine's Legend - Adaptable 701 Quatrain
02/02/2011 The Dandelion and my Wife Strike Again 701 Couplet
02/01/2011 An Altar and A Rose 639 Quatrain
02/01/2011 Taxes 1045 Limerick
01/26/2011 EVE OF PURPLE LEAVES IN DEEP SPACE 756 Rhyme
01/26/2011 Crystal Treasure 627 Narrative
01/25/2011 Finding Jesus 857 Free verse
01/24/2011 Historic Creature From Jurassic Park 1005 Narrative
01/22/2011 Pluto Downgraded 682 Narrative
01/22/2011 Have you Seen My Lovely Miss 739 Ballad
01/21/2011 My Dog Spot 1399 Light Verse
01/21/2011 Dog Prodigy 762 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Sunbeam Journey 834 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Rooster Crows 834 Rhyme
01/11/2011 Poet's Narcissus 551 Quatrain
01/10/2011 Mystery of the Shoe 819 Didactic
01/08/2011 Tangled Webs 662 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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