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Poems by Leo Larry Amadore

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
06/10/2017 A Dirge for Old and Absent Friends 65 Free verse
06/06/2017 My Aging Illusion 90 Free verse
06/01/2017 Library Blues 107 Free verse
04/16/2017 My Sister Says 291 Free verse
04/16/2017 Old Gold 150 Free verse
04/16/2017 I Saw a Grackle 143 Free verse
08/04/2016 A New Reality 379 Free verse
08/04/2016 What I Want 371 Free verse
08/04/2016 Song of Summer's End 344 Free verse
05/24/2016 Our Preposterous Fictions 519 Free verse
05/03/2016 As We Do Now 542 Free verse
05/01/2016 My Story 622 Rhyme
04/27/2016 Still That Boy 604 Free verse
01/17/2016 Apres Moi Le Deluge 919 Free verse
01/13/2016 On Writing Poetry 825 Free verse
01/13/2016 Some Old, Short Ditties 924 I do not know?
01/13/2016 Two Writers 773 Free verse
01/12/2016 Throw Off this Earth 748 Free verse
01/11/2016 Tarde Caliente -- Hot Afternoon 685 Free verse
12/22/2015 Decrepitude Advances 835 Free verse
12/10/2015 Age of Forgetfulness 732 Prose Poetry
08/04/2015 Like A Feather 969 Rhyme
07/27/2015 What Fools 1762 Free verse
04/26/2015 Girasoles 1146 Free verse
08/15/2014 Today's Homily 1528 Free verse
06/16/2014 Human Frailty 1843 Free verse
05/24/2014 The You in Me 2343 Rhyme
05/06/2014 Jimmy, El Nopalero 1375 Free verse
04/27/2014 Seize the Day 1492 Free verse
01/06/2014 The Soup 1592 Epigram
12/19/2013 Cinquain 9 2241 Cinquain
11/17/2013 Dreams of Louisiana 1670 Free verse
10/24/2013 For Suzanne, Green and Golden 1934 Free verse
10/06/2013 We're Still Here 1390 Free verse
09/02/2013 Judge and Jury 1382 Free verse
09/02/2013 Staring into Distance 1287 Free verse
07/05/2012 Bill 2017 Free verse
04/27/2012 Perception 1840 Free verse
04/27/2012 Louisiana Bayou 1737 Free verse
04/27/2012 Yet Another Spring 1360 Free verse
04/27/2012 Good Poetry 1700 Free verse
04/26/2012 Mexico Lindo 1394 Free verse
04/26/2012 Do You Ever Think of Me 1986 Free verse
03/26/2012 Goldie 1354 Free verse
03/26/2012 Zest of Limes 1548 Free verse
02/22/2012 Bound by Convention 1761 Free verse
02/22/2012 Sensationalism or Journalism 1927 Epigram
02/22/2012 Ensnared 1224 Free verse
02/22/2012 Library Patterns 1269 Free verse
02/22/2012 My America 1683 Rhyme
02/21/2012 Gertrude -- Gertie -- Gertrude Stein 1700 Prose Poetry
02/21/2012 Day Servants -- Sirvientas Diarias 1773 Free verse
02/21/2012 Incestuous Youth 1452 Free verse
02/21/2012 Personal Questions 1536 Free verse
02/21/2012 My Book of Poems 1422 Rhyme
02/20/2012 The Most Likely to Succeed 1268 Dramatic monologue
02/20/2012 Why, When I 1232 Free verse
02/20/2012 Cinquain 2 1499 Cinquain
02/20/2012 Adolescent Angst 1187 Free verse
02/20/2012 Jose 1278 Narrative
02/20/2012 Year's End 1157 Free verse
02/20/2012 Sea Idyll 1264 Rhyme
02/20/2012 Denial 1224 Narrative
02/20/2012 This Steady, Slow Drizzle 1322 Free verse
02/19/2012 Stranger 1213 Free verse
02/18/2012 Vagabond 1303 Free verse
02/18/2012 Unwanted One 1468 Free verse
02/17/2012 Restless Memories 1318 Free verse
02/17/2012 There's Not Much More to Say 1219 Free verse
02/17/2012 An Early, Experimental Poem of Alternate Lines 2062 Free verse
02/17/2012 Summer Gifts -- A Childhood poem 1232 Rhyme
02/17/2012 Another Old Haiku 1456 Haiku
02/17/2012 An Old Haiku 1528 Haiku
02/11/2012 Today the Darkness Comes 1351 Rhyme
02/10/2012 Gene, Gene, the Singing Machine 1669 Free verse
01/23/2012 A Call to Action 1998 Free verse
10/28/2011 More Snippets 1611 Free verse
10/28/2011 Summer in the Country 1472 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Things That Seemed Poetic 2898 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Mountain Speaks 1684 Couplet
05/16/2011 Bright Birds 1994 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part Two 1602 Rhyme
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part One 1533 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Barrier Island 1799 Free verse
05/15/2011 Reverie 1347 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Storm 1307 Rhyme
05/15/2011 He Fled 1365 Rhyme
05/15/2011 You Cried 1280 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Sound and Movement 1393 Free verse
05/15/2011 Trivial Pursuit 1206 Free verse
05/15/2011 Absence Makes the Heart --- 1452 Epigram
05/15/2011 Reprimand 1265 Free verse
05/15/2011 Sister: A Lament 1213 Free verse
05/15/2011 Lessons of History 1168 Free verse
05/12/2011 Flood 1444 Rhyme
05/12/2011 How Far Will You Fly 1464 Free verse
05/12/2011 White Cat 1382 Epigram
05/12/2011 What There Is To Be Said of Home 1434 Free verse
05/12/2011 Florida Oranges 1243 Epigram
05/12/2011 Una Visita con Mama -- A Visit With Mama 1093 Narrative
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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.....