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Poems by Kathryn Collins

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
12/21/2016 Forsythia 161 Rhyme
05/09/2016 His Rain Songs 395 Free verse
05/09/2016 I Forgot 388 Free verse
01/24/2015 Problem solving at 2:00 am in medicinal hell 1186 Free verse
09/11/2014 Brutality's Day 1072 Free verse
03/25/2014 White 1467 Free verse
03/23/2014 A World of Window Pain 1299 Rhyme
03/12/2014 Only I Decide My Fate 1128 Rhyme
02/26/2014 Thinking About Angels 1253 Free verse
02/26/2014 Warm, warmer, hot 1006 Free verse
02/26/2014 Everything Changes 1286 Free verse
02/26/2014 Birth of a Poem 1195 Free verse
02/25/2014 Empty Mothers 1025 Free verse
02/23/2014 Long Long Ago revised 1013 Free verse
02/21/2014 red-tail swoops 2021 Alliteration
02/12/2014 The Tip of My Pinky is just Fine, Thank you 975 Rhyme
02/12/2014 February 12, again 930 Free verse
02/12/2014 Lines and Lines 1003 Free verse
02/11/2014 Dusk at the Great Swamp in early Spring 954 Free verse
02/11/2014 Bar code 1964 1102 Free verse
02/08/2014 Let No Man Put Asunder 1055 Free verse
02/06/2014 The Deception of Sugar 1117 Rhyme
02/02/2014 Thank you Daddy for Taking Jane and Me to the Circus 1392 Rhyme
02/02/2014 The Cobweb 1018 Rhyme
02/01/2014 To Thine Own Self Be True 1355 Rhyme
01/31/2014 Onward Christian Soldiers 1232 Rhyme
12/27/2013 The Byway 1189 Rhyme
12/27/2013 A Poet Who Has Touched Me 1206 I do not know?
12/11/2013 Soup or Nuts 2281 Burlesque
12/05/2013 Writing Gallery 1097 I do not know?
12/05/2013 Shoot Me 1693 Concrete
12/05/2013 Snow on the Flowers 1074 I do not know?
11/28/2013 Prideful Display 1346 I do not know?
11/27/2013 Stone Cold Statues 1126 I do not know?
11/18/2013 Grant me compassion 1102 I do not know?
11/18/2013 I gasp 1000 I do not know?
11/10/2013 Black and White Photo Sepia 1044 I do not know?
11/08/2013 Will Renewal Come 965 Free verse
10/30/2013 Little Tree Lost 1463 Carpe Diem
10/29/2013 Old Elms in the Snow 1030 Verse
10/29/2013 Adeste Fidelis 1090 Free verse
10/23/2013 black and blue 1215 Blank verse
10/23/2013 deceased energy 1058 Free verse
10/23/2013 Dragon Breath 1332 Grook
10/21/2013 Down at The Park 1136 Rhyme
10/20/2013 Out of Ink 1064 Free verse
10/14/2013 'Tween Summer and Winter 1240 Free verse
09/29/2013 Little Girl Manicure 1288 Free verse
08/07/2013 Puce 1203 Free verse
07/28/2013 Unwritten 1243 Rhyme
07/28/2013 Had I not in my idling 1116 Free verse
06/23/2013 Last Gift 1147 Free verse
06/18/2013 Hands of Time 1158 Free verse
05/30/2013 Writing's a Drag 1250 Rhyme
05/28/2013 Lost Horizon 1065 Free verse
05/28/2013 Climbing Stairs 1141 Free verse
05/14/2013 The Typewriter 1224 Rhyme
05/12/2013 Where did the time Go 3441 I do not know?
05/10/2013 Veterans of Vietnam 1418 Free verse
05/10/2013 I Want to Stay 983 I do not know?
04/28/2013 Transubstantiation 1126 I do not know?
04/14/2013 She Who Once Was the Helmet Maker's Beautiful Wife 1393 Free verse
03/26/2013 Bottom Feeder of My Heart 1277 Free verse
03/26/2013 Easter Parade 1109 Free verse
03/19/2013 Touch of Silk 1259 Free verse
02/22/2013 Paper Plate 1260 Free verse
01/23/2013 He Was Her Valentine 1314 Free verse
01/08/2013 Chamber Music Chopped 1523 Blank verse
01/08/2013 A Poem of the Seashore 1894 Rhyme
12/18/2012 December 14, 2012 1200 Free verse
12/12/2012 All I Can Offer Is 1197 Rhyme
12/05/2012 Love Affair 1458 Free verse
12/05/2012 Home of the Brave 1472 Free verse
11/27/2012 Suicide 1266 Verse
11/24/2012 November's job well done 1162 Rhyme
11/24/2012 Bath Time 1368 Rhyme
11/07/2012 Becoming Old 1394 Haiku
11/06/2012 Love in the Afternoon 1206 Free verse
11/05/2012 Love All Things Dead 1247 Free verse
11/05/2012 Poetry Hiding 1287 Free verse
11/05/2012 Proof in Lock of Hair and Baby Tooth 1705 Epitaph
10/19/2012 Happy Heat 1207 Free verse
10/19/2012 Only Leaves 1485 Free verse
10/11/2012 Blue Rainbow 1284 Free verse
10/11/2012 For Jeanne Marie 1208 Free verse
10/11/2012 Lazarus Walk 1230 Free verse
09/26/2012 Prettiness 1592 Free verse
09/26/2012 Flash of verse at midnight 1177 Free verse
09/26/2012 Too Hot 1354 Free verse
09/16/2012 Ocular Floaters 1152 Free verse
08/31/2012 Catch a Falling Star 1318 Free verse
08/31/2012 Neil V Collins 1128 Free verse
08/31/2012 Home is Where the Heart is, Isn't It 1246 Free verse
08/11/2012 almond petal pall 1265 Haiku
08/11/2012 Doorman 1340 Free verse
07/15/2012 Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry 1700 Free verse
07/15/2012 The State of His Hair 1313 Rhyme
07/15/2012 Snow Snatched 1372 Rhyme
07/10/2012 Anti isolation 1304 Free verse
07/10/2012 Now Seriously, Folks 1179 Free verse
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My beloved grandmother, Kitty, encouraged my enduring love of verse. She instilled in me a special appreciation for Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and for poetry of that time period.

My writing is prone to melancholy. I can’t stay with the painful too long and so take you down with me, then at the last second feel so sorry for you that the joke will come and we’ll all laugh with only the slightest hint of guilt.

Widowed in 2005 and seeking acceptance as life takes its course, I find assurance in my fellow poets’ work; assurance that we are together in sadness, in joy, in irony, in metaphor. Born in the Bronx and now to Connecticut, I live alone for the first time ever at age sixty-seven. It’s a hefty task, standing solo. I am but a child, looking for direction, finding it hard to pretend I don’t need it.