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Poems by Leo Larry Amadore

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
04/16/2017 My Sister Says 259 Free verse
04/16/2017 Old Gold 123 Free verse
04/16/2017 I Saw a Grackle 108 Free verse
08/04/2016 A New Reality 362 Free verse
08/04/2016 What I Want 350 Free verse
08/04/2016 Song of Summer's End 323 Free verse
05/24/2016 Our Preposterous Fictions 492 Free verse
05/03/2016 As We Do Now 516 Free verse
05/01/2016 My Story 598 Rhyme
04/27/2016 Still That Boy 582 Free verse
01/17/2016 Apres Moi Le Deluge 900 Free verse
01/13/2016 On Writing Poetry 802 Free verse
01/13/2016 Some Old, Short Ditties 900 I do not know?
01/13/2016 Two Writers 754 Free verse
01/12/2016 Throw Off this Earth 726 Free verse
01/11/2016 Tarde Caliente -- Hot Afternoon 667 Free verse
12/22/2015 Decrepitude Advances 814 Free verse
12/10/2015 Age of Forgetfulness 713 Prose Poetry
08/04/2015 Like A Feather 955 Rhyme
07/27/2015 What Fools 1734 Free verse
04/26/2015 Girasoles 1129 Free verse
08/15/2014 Today's Homily 1509 Free verse
06/16/2014 Human Frailty 1822 Free verse
05/24/2014 The You in Me 2319 Rhyme
05/06/2014 Jimmy, El Nopalero 1365 Free verse
04/27/2014 Seize the Day 1476 Free verse
01/06/2014 The Soup 1583 Epigram
12/19/2013 Cinquain 9 2215 Cinquain
11/17/2013 Dreams of Louisiana 1663 Free verse
10/24/2013 For Suzanne, Green and Golden 1906 Free verse
10/06/2013 We're Still Here 1383 Free verse
09/02/2013 Judge and Jury 1373 Free verse
09/02/2013 Staring into Distance 1273 Free verse
07/05/2012 Bill 2008 Free verse
04/27/2012 Perception 1829 Free verse
04/27/2012 Louisiana Bayou 1722 Free verse
04/27/2012 Yet Another Spring 1355 Free verse
04/27/2012 Good Poetry 1694 Free verse
04/26/2012 Mexico Lindo 1383 Free verse
04/26/2012 Do You Ever Think of Me 1975 Free verse
03/26/2012 Goldie 1348 Free verse
03/26/2012 Zest of Limes 1540 Free verse
02/22/2012 Bound by Convention 1754 Free verse
02/22/2012 Sensationalism or Journalism 1906 Epigram
02/22/2012 Ensnared 1215 Free verse
02/22/2012 Library Patterns 1263 Free verse
02/22/2012 My America 1671 Rhyme
02/21/2012 Gertrude -- Gertie -- Gertrude Stein 1689 Prose Poetry
02/21/2012 Day Servants -- Sirvientas Diarias 1762 Free verse
02/21/2012 Incestuous Youth 1447 Free verse
02/21/2012 Personal Questions 1527 Free verse
02/21/2012 My Book of Poems 1411 Rhyme
02/20/2012 The Most Likely to Succeed 1251 Dramatic monologue
02/20/2012 Why, When I 1226 Free verse
02/20/2012 Cinquain 2 1486 Cinquain
02/20/2012 Adolescent Angst 1180 Free verse
02/20/2012 Jose 1272 Narrative
02/20/2012 Year's End 1152 Free verse
02/20/2012 Sea Idyll 1257 Rhyme
02/20/2012 Denial 1218 Narrative
02/20/2012 This Steady, Slow Drizzle 1314 Free verse
02/19/2012 Stranger 1201 Free verse
02/18/2012 Vagabond 1294 Free verse
02/18/2012 Unwanted One 1458 Free verse
02/17/2012 Restless Memories 1313 Free verse
02/17/2012 There's Not Much More to Say 1216 Free verse
02/17/2012 An Early, Experimental Poem of Alternate Lines 2045 Free verse
02/17/2012 Summer Gifts -- A Childhood poem 1222 Rhyme
02/17/2012 Another Old Haiku 1445 Haiku
02/17/2012 An Old Haiku 1515 Haiku
02/11/2012 Today the Darkness Comes 1342 Rhyme
02/10/2012 Gene, Gene, the Singing Machine 1657 Free verse
01/23/2012 A Call to Action 1954 Free verse
10/28/2011 More Snippets 1602 Free verse
10/28/2011 Summer in the Country 1464 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Things That Seemed Poetic 2871 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Mountain Speaks 1677 Couplet
05/16/2011 Bright Birds 1980 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part Two 1593 Rhyme
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part One 1525 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Barrier Island 1780 Free verse
05/15/2011 Reverie 1339 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Storm 1299 Rhyme
05/15/2011 He Fled 1358 Rhyme
05/15/2011 You Cried 1275 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Sound and Movement 1385 Free verse
05/15/2011 Trivial Pursuit 1197 Free verse
05/15/2011 Absence Makes the Heart --- 1443 Epigram
05/15/2011 Reprimand 1259 Free verse
05/15/2011 Sister: A Lament 1206 Free verse
05/15/2011 Lessons of History 1163 Free verse
05/12/2011 Flood 1435 Rhyme
05/12/2011 How Far Will You Fly 1448 Free verse
05/12/2011 White Cat 1374 Epigram
05/12/2011 What There Is To Be Said of Home 1425 Free verse
05/12/2011 Florida Oranges 1236 Epigram
05/12/2011 Una Visita con Mama -- A Visit With Mama 1077 Narrative
05/12/2011 Briefcase 1381 Epigram
05/12/2011 These Trees 1355 Free verse
05/12/2011 Electricity 1156 Free verse
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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.....