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Poems by Leo Larry Amadore

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06/29/2017 Workplace Culture Questions 84 Free verse
06/10/2017 A Dirge for Old and Absent Friends 139 Free verse
06/06/2017 My Aging Illusion 151 Free verse
06/01/2017 Library Blues 143 Free verse
04/16/2017 My Sister Says 330 Free verse
04/16/2017 Old Gold 161 Free verse
04/16/2017 I Saw a Grackle 171 Free verse
08/04/2016 A New Reality 394 Free verse
08/04/2016 What I Want 382 Free verse
08/04/2016 Song of Summer's End 361 Free verse
05/24/2016 Our Preposterous Fictions 540 Free verse
05/03/2016 As We Do Now 556 Free verse
05/01/2016 My Story 645 Rhyme
04/27/2016 Still That Boy 647 Free verse
01/17/2016 Apres Moi Le Deluge 931 Free verse
01/13/2016 On Writing Poetry 840 Free verse
01/13/2016 Some Old, Short Ditties 949 I do not know?
01/13/2016 Two Writers 785 Free verse
01/12/2016 Throw Off this Earth 761 Free verse
01/11/2016 Tarde Caliente -- Hot Afternoon 700 Free verse
12/22/2015 Decrepitude Advances 851 Free verse
12/10/2015 Age of Forgetfulness 771 Prose Poetry
08/04/2015 Like A Feather 984 Rhyme
07/27/2015 What Fools 1782 Free verse
04/26/2015 Girasoles 1168 Free verse
08/15/2014 Today's Homily 1542 Free verse
06/16/2014 Human Frailty 1856 Free verse
05/24/2014 The You in Me 2359 Rhyme
05/06/2014 Jimmy, El Nopalero 1390 Free verse
04/27/2014 Seize the Day 1512 Free verse
01/06/2014 The Soup 1599 Epigram
12/19/2013 Cinquain 9 2257 Cinquain
11/17/2013 Dreams of Louisiana 1687 Free verse
10/24/2013 For Suzanne, Green and Golden 1958 Free verse
10/06/2013 We're Still Here 1404 Free verse
09/02/2013 Judge and Jury 1400 Free verse
09/02/2013 Staring into Distance 1300 Free verse
07/05/2012 Bill 2034 Free verse
04/27/2012 Perception 1852 Free verse
04/27/2012 Louisiana Bayou 1752 Free verse
04/27/2012 Yet Another Spring 1372 Free verse
04/27/2012 Good Poetry 1709 Free verse
04/26/2012 Mexico Lindo 1405 Free verse
04/26/2012 Do You Ever Think of Me 1996 Free verse
03/26/2012 Goldie 1359 Free verse
03/26/2012 Zest of Limes 1554 Free verse
02/22/2012 Bound by Convention 1768 Free verse
02/22/2012 Sensationalism or Journalism 1947 Epigram
02/22/2012 Ensnared 1235 Free verse
02/22/2012 Library Patterns 1279 Free verse
02/22/2012 My America 1696 Rhyme
02/21/2012 Gertrude -- Gertie -- Gertrude Stein 1709 Prose Poetry
02/21/2012 Day Servants -- Sirvientas Diarias 1781 Free verse
02/21/2012 Incestuous Youth 1459 Free verse
02/21/2012 Personal Questions 1543 Free verse
02/21/2012 My Book of Poems 1430 Rhyme
02/20/2012 The Most Likely to Succeed 1277 Dramatic monologue
02/20/2012 Why, When I 1241 Free verse
02/20/2012 Cinquain 2 1518 Cinquain
02/20/2012 Adolescent Angst 1199 Free verse
02/20/2012 Jose 1283 Narrative
02/20/2012 Year's End 1165 Free verse
02/20/2012 Sea Idyll 1273 Rhyme
02/20/2012 Denial 1229 Narrative
02/20/2012 This Steady, Slow Drizzle 1331 Free verse
02/19/2012 Stranger 1225 Free verse
02/18/2012 Vagabond 1311 Free verse
02/18/2012 Unwanted One 1487 Free verse
02/17/2012 Restless Memories 1331 Free verse
02/17/2012 There's Not Much More to Say 1225 Free verse
02/17/2012 An Early, Experimental Poem of Alternate Lines 2073 Free verse
02/17/2012 Summer Gifts -- A Childhood poem 1245 Rhyme
02/17/2012 Another Old Haiku 1487 Haiku
02/17/2012 An Old Haiku 1541 Haiku
02/11/2012 Today the Darkness Comes 1358 Rhyme
02/10/2012 Gene, Gene, the Singing Machine 1677 Free verse
01/23/2012 A Call to Action 2033 Free verse
10/28/2011 More Snippets 1622 Free verse
10/28/2011 Summer in the Country 1481 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Things That Seemed Poetic 2923 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Mountain Speaks 1691 Couplet
05/16/2011 Bright Birds 2031 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part Two 1610 Rhyme
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part One 1542 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Barrier Island 1816 Free verse
05/15/2011 Reverie 1357 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Storm 1313 Rhyme
05/15/2011 He Fled 1375 Rhyme
05/15/2011 You Cried 1289 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Sound and Movement 1400 Free verse
05/15/2011 Trivial Pursuit 1213 Free verse
05/15/2011 Absence Makes the Heart --- 1492 Epigram
05/15/2011 Reprimand 1274 Free verse
05/15/2011 Sister: A Lament 1220 Free verse
05/15/2011 Lessons of History 1175 Free verse
05/12/2011 Flood 1449 Rhyme
05/12/2011 How Far Will You Fly 1477 Free verse
05/12/2011 White Cat 1401 Epigram
05/12/2011 What There Is To Be Said of Home 1443 Free verse
05/12/2011 Florida Oranges 1250 Epigram


Quote Left The you in me that I know/ Goes with me where I go Quote Right
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Quote Left I live where/ lime trees bloom/ before Spring has come,/ where early unattended fruit/ drop from trees.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Do you ever picture in your mind/ how the years have changed my face,/ lined my brow, slowed my pace? Quote Right
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Quote Left White and red and pink/ oleanders bloom --/ they are blown in wind... Quote Right
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Quote Left You kept what fears you had well hid,/ did not betray with loud complaint/ the fate you could not but know awaited... Quote Right
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Quote Left Still he sits,/ in frozen semi-trance,/ staring always inward,/ but also into distance,/ sentient and inert... Quote Right
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Quote Left And may I be moved, instead,/ in surly tones, to ask/ who made them my judge and jury? Quote Right
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Quote Left Vestiges of your being/ appear on visages of/ a hundred different people;/but none are you, not one/ as green, as golden... Quote Right
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Short Stories

Armadillos moral,
On the Calzada Independencia crime, travel, young adult,
Sierra Blanca christmas, moral,
Moving moral, young adult,



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Born in south Louisiana quite a number of years ago, I lived in St. Mary Parish until I was six years old, then moved to deep south Texas.  I attended elementary school there until the beginning of the eight grade then finished eight grade in Louisiana, then back to Texas until the beginning of the 10th grade, then back to Louisiana, where I finished high school.  After a short time in college, I joined the Air Force, went through a lengthy tech school, then spent 2 years in Germany and about the same amount of time in far northeastern coastal Turkey.  While in the Air Force, I attended additional training/college programs (which continued after I left the service).....I have since lived in south Louisiana, including New Orleans (rather briefly), Houston, Bryan (Tx), short stints in southern California and in New York City, back in south Louisiana, and in south Texas and northern Mexico, where I have lived and worked (in Texas and in Mexico) continuously for the last 45+ years.......I am currently retired and enjoying (?) pursuing interests that I had neglected for a long time.....