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Poems by Leo Larry Amadore

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
06/29/2017 Workplace Culture Questions 202 Free verse
06/10/2017 A Dirge for Old and Absent Friends 207 Free verse
06/06/2017 My Aging Illusion 209 Free verse
06/01/2017 Library Blues 238 Free verse
04/16/2017 My Sister Says 385 Free verse
04/16/2017 Old Gold 189 Free verse
04/16/2017 I Saw a Grackle 216 Free verse
08/04/2016 A New Reality 414 Free verse
08/04/2016 What I Want 407 Free verse
08/04/2016 Song of Summer's End 387 Free verse
05/24/2016 Our Preposterous Fictions 579 Free verse
05/03/2016 As We Do Now 587 Free verse
05/01/2016 My Story 682 Rhyme
04/27/2016 Still That Boy 687 Free verse
01/17/2016 Apres Moi Le Deluge 970 Free verse
01/13/2016 On Writing Poetry 867 Free verse
01/13/2016 Some Old, Short Ditties 1002 I do not know?
01/13/2016 Two Writers 848 Free verse
01/12/2016 Throw Off this Earth 788 Free verse
01/11/2016 Tarde Caliente -- Hot Afternoon 727 Free verse
12/22/2015 Decrepitude Advances 883 Free verse
12/10/2015 Age of Forgetfulness 796 Prose Poetry
08/04/2015 Like A Feather 1010 Rhyme
07/27/2015 What Fools 1833 Free verse
04/26/2015 Girasoles 1199 Free verse
08/15/2014 Today's Homily 1570 Free verse
06/16/2014 Human Frailty 1900 Free verse
05/24/2014 The You in Me 2388 Rhyme
05/06/2014 Jimmy, El Nopalero 1426 Free verse
04/27/2014 Seize the Day 1537 Free verse
01/06/2014 The Soup 1628 Epigram
12/19/2013 Cinquain 9 2327 Cinquain
11/17/2013 Dreams of Louisiana 1724 Free verse
10/24/2013 For Suzanne, Green and Golden 1999 Free verse
10/06/2013 We're Still Here 1443 Free verse
09/02/2013 Judge and Jury 1425 Free verse
09/02/2013 Staring into Distance 1325 Free verse
07/05/2012 Bill 2095 Free verse
04/27/2012 Perception 1877 Free verse
04/27/2012 Louisiana Bayou 1772 Free verse
04/27/2012 Yet Another Spring 1396 Free verse
04/27/2012 Good Poetry 1736 Free verse
04/26/2012 Mexico Lindo 1416 Free verse
04/26/2012 Do You Ever Think of Me 2034 Free verse
03/26/2012 Goldie 1383 Free verse
03/26/2012 Zest of Limes 1582 Free verse
02/22/2012 Bound by Convention 1794 Free verse
02/22/2012 Sensationalism or Journalism 1990 Epigram
02/22/2012 Ensnared 1247 Free verse
02/22/2012 Library Patterns 1293 Free verse
02/22/2012 My America 1709 Rhyme
02/21/2012 Gertrude -- Gertie -- Gertrude Stein 1729 Prose Poetry
02/21/2012 Day Servants -- Sirvientas Diarias 1799 Free verse
02/21/2012 Incestuous Youth 1474 Free verse
02/21/2012 Personal Questions 1562 Free verse
02/21/2012 My Book of Poems 1446 Rhyme
02/20/2012 The Most Likely to Succeed 1291 Dramatic monologue
02/20/2012 Why, When I 1262 Free verse
02/20/2012 Cinquain 2 1544 Cinquain
02/20/2012 Adolescent Angst 1216 Free verse
02/20/2012 Jose 1297 Narrative
02/20/2012 Year's End 1181 Free verse
02/20/2012 Sea Idyll 1294 Rhyme
02/20/2012 Denial 1241 Narrative
02/20/2012 This Steady, Slow Drizzle 1345 Free verse
02/19/2012 Stranger 1252 Free verse
02/18/2012 Vagabond 1324 Free verse
02/18/2012 Unwanted One 1571 Free verse
02/17/2012 Restless Memories 1372 Free verse
02/17/2012 There's Not Much More to Say 1245 Free verse
02/17/2012 An Early, Experimental Poem of Alternate Lines 2105 Free verse
02/17/2012 Summer Gifts -- A Childhood poem 1258 Rhyme
02/17/2012 Another Old Haiku 1518 Haiku
02/17/2012 An Old Haiku 1566 Haiku
02/11/2012 Today the Darkness Comes 1383 Rhyme
02/10/2012 Gene, Gene, the Singing Machine 1705 Free verse
01/23/2012 A Call to Action 2102 Free verse
10/28/2011 More Snippets 1636 Free verse
10/28/2011 Summer in the Country 1501 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Things That Seemed Poetic 2983 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Mountain Speaks 1714 Couplet
05/16/2011 Bright Birds 2073 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part Two 1629 Rhyme
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part One 1558 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Barrier Island 1843 Free verse
05/15/2011 Reverie 1375 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Storm 1328 Rhyme
05/15/2011 He Fled 1386 Rhyme
05/15/2011 You Cried 1308 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Sound and Movement 1427 Free verse
05/15/2011 Trivial Pursuit 1234 Free verse
05/15/2011 Absence Makes the Heart --- 1522 Epigram
05/15/2011 Reprimand 1295 Free verse
05/15/2011 Sister: A Lament 1236 Free verse
05/15/2011 Lessons of History 1188 Free verse
05/12/2011 Flood 1475 Rhyme
05/12/2011 How Far Will You Fly 1503 Free verse
05/12/2011 White Cat 1420 Epigram
05/12/2011 What There Is To Be Said of Home 1463 Free verse
05/12/2011 Florida Oranges 1272 Epigram
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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

TitleCategories
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.....