Poems by James Tate

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12/05/2016 River Romance 179 Verse
11/25/2016 A Castle in the Sky 272 Quatrain
11/21/2016 Music that my Grandchildren Play 121 Light Poetry
11/11/2016 House Mouse and Titmouse Quarrel 175 Quatrain
10/03/2016 Rhythms of Literary Art 177 Narrative
10/02/2016 Diagnosis Blubber 241 Rhyme
09/30/2016 From the Grave 186 Quatrain
06/12/2016 Hello, Jesus, it's me, Jim 390 Rhyme
06/11/2016 Same Dirty Dishes 386 Free verse
05/27/2016 Haiku Glass objects 393 Haiku
05/24/2016 Hieroglyphs and Holograms 191 Quatrain
05/22/2016 Purple and Red Hat 351 Quatrain
03/08/2016 Wolfgang Mozart Paints in Tones 215 Rhyme
03/02/2016 Tiger Cat 749 Quatrain
03/02/2016 Cyber Family Poetry Soup 244 Quatrain
01/27/2016 Imagination 375 Quatrain
12/26/2015 What Mom likes about Christmas: The Day After 254 Quatrain
12/22/2015 A Star is Born 616 Quatrain
11/27/2015 Smiling Kingfish 305 Quatrain
11/21/2015 Scarred Hands 298 Quatrain
08/03/2015 The Little Train That Could 561 Rhyme
07/31/2015 Ringing Bells of Love 233 Rhyme
07/29/2015 The Little Red Devil 473 Quatrain
07/06/2015 Donut Hole 880 Quatrain
07/03/2015 Laughter in School 855 Limerick
06/30/2015 A Poetry Souper on Planet Mars 444 Quatrain
06/28/2015 Hit me with your best shot 345 Rhyme
06/28/2015 Altar and Rose Short Version 238 Quatrain
06/23/2015 Lion Without a Mane 492 Rhyme
06/17/2015 My Precious Stuff 381 Rhyme
06/16/2015 Wolfgang Mozart in Five Lines 265 Quintain (English)
06/12/2015 His All Seeing Eye 253 Quatrain
06/08/2015 Einstein's Relatives 439 Rhyme
06/08/2015 Advice for new Poets 335 Quatrain
06/05/2015 Multi-task Joe 289 Quatrain
08/21/2014 Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose 852 Quatrain
08/21/2014 For Lack of a Smile 1440 Narrative
08/21/2014 Spiked Heels 987 Pastoral
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 391 Shape
04/04/2014 Etatsemaj format 413 Shape
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock Original Part Two 541 Dramatic Verse
03/16/2014 Grandfather's Clock original Part One 585 Dramatic Verse
09/29/2013 My Soul 509 Free verse
12/02/2012 Light's Effusion 525 Rhyme
10/28/2012 Autumn Daunting Goes 580 Quatrain
10/05/2012 Partly Cloudy pastiche, Catie 1573 Diamante
10/05/2012 Bio James 530 Bio
10/04/2012 The drunken pen 598 Free verse
08/19/2012 The Shovel 516 Quatrain
08/10/2012 Hey Kid, Who did you say was Old 604 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Priceless Treasure 584 Quatrain
07/31/2012 Family Heirlooms 2295 Quatrain
07/31/2012 On the Ocean Waves 565 Free verse
03/19/2012 Soaring Around Heaven 633 Sonnet
03/11/2012 Last Night While Asleep 524 Quatrain
03/09/2012 Mellow Years 385 Quatrain
01/19/2012 Candidates 391 Rhyme
08/22/2011 Salty Sentinels 612 Couplet
08/04/2011 Riddle 576 Quatrain
08/03/2011 Garish Galapagos Turtles 645 Quatrain
08/02/2011 Now, I Lay Me Down to Sleep 617 Narrative
04/16/2011 Carefree Etheree 510 Etheree
03/09/2011 My Soul 792 Free verse
03/09/2011 Empty Chairs - Oklahoma City Bombing 2425 Free verse
03/08/2011 A Child Jabbers Spondees 1022 Quatrain
03/02/2011 Super Bowl 905 Haiku
02/25/2011 Three Blind Men and a Horse 798 Quatrain
02/25/2011 Grandfathers Clock Revisited 764 Prose Poetry
02/23/2011 Stream of Life 619 Dodoitsu
02/20/2011 The Name is James 837 Enclosed Rhyme
02/16/2011 Magnetic Force 1185 Couplet
02/16/2011 Flicker of the Mind 563 Rhyme
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - Second Part 559 Narrative
02/10/2011 Granddads Confounded Clock - Poe Style - First Part 443 Narrative
02/10/2011 Websteristic 493 Light Poetry
02/10/2011 Humpty Dumpty Smoked Out 744 Clerihew
02/08/2011 Tale of Tails 519 Quatrain
02/07/2011 The French General 664 Clerihew
02/06/2011 Architects Warning 546 Rhyme
02/04/2011 Four Fabulous Years in the Key of F 561 Couplet
02/03/2011 Valentine's Legend - Adaptable 496 Quatrain
02/02/2011 The Dandelion and my Wife Strike Again 569 Couplet
02/01/2011 An Altar and A Rose 487 Quatrain
02/01/2011 Taxes 839 Limerick
01/26/2011 EVE OF PURPLE LEAVES IN DEEP SPACE 638 Rhyme
01/26/2011 Crystal Treasure 499 Narrative
01/25/2011 Finding Jesus 703 Free verse
01/24/2011 Historic Creature From Jurassic Park 859 Narrative
01/22/2011 Pluto Downgraded 560 Narrative
01/22/2011 Have you Seen My Lovely Miss 580 Ballad
01/21/2011 My Dog Spot 1031 Light Poetry
01/21/2011 Dog Prodigy 629 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Sunbeam Journey 651 Quatrain
01/20/2011 A Rooster Crows 657 Rhyme
01/11/2011 Poet's Narcissus 417 Quatrain
01/10/2011 Mystery of the Shoe 587 Didactic
01/08/2011 Tangled Webs 481 Narrative
01/07/2011 Quick, I Need A Doctor 550 Quatrain
01/05/2011 Antiquated Lady's Bout with a Blizzard 565 Narrative
01/05/2011 Pass the Salt, Please 1069 Narrative
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