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Poems by Leo Larry Amadore

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
06/29/2017 Workplace Culture Questions 237 Free verse
06/10/2017 A Dirge for Old and Absent Friends 233 Free verse
06/06/2017 My Aging Illusion 224 Free verse
06/01/2017 Library Blues 260 Free verse
04/16/2017 My Sister Says 402 Free verse
04/16/2017 Old Gold 195 Free verse
04/16/2017 I Saw a Grackle 224 Free verse
08/04/2016 A New Reality 419 Free verse
08/04/2016 What I Want 411 Free verse
08/04/2016 Song of Summer's End 394 Free verse
05/24/2016 Our Preposterous Fictions 585 Free verse
05/03/2016 As We Do Now 595 Free verse
05/01/2016 My Story 691 Rhyme
04/27/2016 Still That Boy 697 Free verse
01/17/2016 Apres Moi Le Deluge 976 Free verse
01/13/2016 On Writing Poetry 872 Free verse
01/13/2016 Some Old, Short Ditties 1014 I do not know?
01/13/2016 Two Writers 854 Free verse
01/12/2016 Throw Off this Earth 791 Free verse
01/11/2016 Tarde Caliente -- Hot Afternoon 732 Free verse
12/22/2015 Decrepitude Advances 887 Free verse
12/10/2015 Age of Forgetfulness 806 Prose Poetry
08/04/2015 Like A Feather 1013 Rhyme
07/27/2015 What Fools 1841 Free verse
04/26/2015 Girasoles 1202 Free verse
08/15/2014 Today's Homily 1573 Free verse
06/16/2014 Human Frailty 1913 Free verse
05/24/2014 The You in Me 2399 Rhyme
05/06/2014 Jimmy, El Nopalero 1438 Free verse
04/27/2014 Seize the Day 1552 Free verse
01/06/2014 The Soup 1635 Epigram
12/19/2013 Cinquain 9 2341 Cinquain
11/17/2013 Dreams of Louisiana 1733 Free verse
10/24/2013 For Suzanne, Green and Golden 2030 Free verse
10/06/2013 We're Still Here 1447 Free verse
09/02/2013 Judge and Jury 1431 Free verse
09/02/2013 Staring into Distance 1333 Free verse
07/05/2012 Bill 2102 Free verse
04/27/2012 Perception 1890 Free verse
04/27/2012 Louisiana Bayou 1795 Free verse
04/27/2012 Yet Another Spring 1404 Free verse
04/27/2012 Good Poetry 1742 Free verse
04/26/2012 Mexico Lindo 1418 Free verse
04/26/2012 Do You Ever Think of Me 2042 Free verse
03/26/2012 Goldie 1390 Free verse
03/26/2012 Zest of Limes 1590 Free verse
02/22/2012 Bound by Convention 1800 Free verse
02/22/2012 Sensationalism or Journalism 2006 Epigram
02/22/2012 Ensnared 1251 Free verse
02/22/2012 Library Patterns 1298 Free verse
02/22/2012 My America 1718 Rhyme
02/21/2012 Gertrude -- Gertie -- Gertrude Stein 1740 Prose Poetry
02/21/2012 Day Servants -- Sirvientas Diarias 1803 Free verse
02/21/2012 Incestuous Youth 1479 Free verse
02/21/2012 Personal Questions 1571 Free verse
02/21/2012 My Book of Poems 1452 Rhyme
02/20/2012 The Most Likely to Succeed 1293 Dramatic monologue
02/20/2012 Why, When I 1265 Free verse
02/20/2012 Cinquain 2 1550 Cinquain
02/20/2012 Adolescent Angst 1217 Free verse
02/20/2012 Jose 1306 Narrative
02/20/2012 Year's End 1184 Free verse
02/20/2012 Sea Idyll 1300 Rhyme
02/20/2012 Denial 1243 Narrative
02/20/2012 This Steady, Slow Drizzle 1347 Free verse
02/19/2012 Stranger 1255 Free verse
02/18/2012 Vagabond 1330 Free verse
02/18/2012 Unwanted One 1579 Free verse
02/17/2012 Restless Memories 1376 Free verse
02/17/2012 There's Not Much More to Say 1254 Free verse
02/17/2012 An Early, Experimental Poem of Alternate Lines 2118 Free verse
02/17/2012 Summer Gifts -- A Childhood poem 1260 Rhyme
02/17/2012 Another Old Haiku 1524 Haiku
02/17/2012 An Old Haiku 1577 Haiku
02/11/2012 Today the Darkness Comes 1386 Rhyme
02/10/2012 Gene, Gene, the Singing Machine 1710 Free verse
01/23/2012 A Call to Action 2133 Free verse
10/28/2011 More Snippets 1640 Free verse
10/28/2011 Summer in the Country 1509 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Things That Seemed Poetic 3001 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Mountain Speaks 1719 Couplet
05/16/2011 Bright Birds 2079 Free verse
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part Two 1632 Rhyme
05/16/2011 The Park -- Part One 1560 Rhyme
05/16/2011 Barrier Island 1858 Free verse
05/15/2011 Reverie 1379 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Storm 1330 Rhyme
05/15/2011 He Fled 1390 Rhyme
05/15/2011 You Cried 1312 Rhyme
05/15/2011 Sound and Movement 1435 Free verse
05/15/2011 Trivial Pursuit 1238 Free verse
05/15/2011 Absence Makes the Heart --- 1525 Epigram
05/15/2011 Reprimand 1299 Free verse
05/15/2011 Sister: A Lament 1241 Free verse
05/15/2011 Lessons of History 1192 Free verse
05/12/2011 Flood 1478 Rhyme
05/12/2011 How Far Will You Fly 1506 Free verse
05/12/2011 White Cat 1425 Epigram
05/12/2011 What There Is To Be Said of Home 1468 Free verse
05/12/2011 Florida Oranges 1277 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.....