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Poems by Francis J Grasso

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
05/24/2017 Haiku - 11 162 Haiku
04/11/2017 Easter Senryu 149 Senryu
04/07/2017 Perfect Light 251 Quatrain
01/26/2017 Guilt 241 Quatrain
01/20/2017 Morning Light 358 Couplet
01/11/2017 Star 361 Quatrain
01/04/2017 Red Roses 296 Quatrain
12/16/2016 rain 513 Couplet
12/01/2016 One Night 319 Quatrain
11/30/2016 reins of fate 279 Rhyme
11/28/2016 Autumn Leaves 339 Quatrain
11/26/2016 yesterday 288 Rhyme
11/21/2016 Lovely Dancer 198 Free verse
11/12/2016 Nancy - Black Fire 238 Free verse
10/26/2016 Heart and Soul 770 Quatrain
10/23/2016 The Lonely Rose 364 Couplet
10/22/2016 why 283 Quatrain
10/09/2016 That Love Thing 340 Narrative
10/09/2016 Love 220 Monoku
10/07/2016 Andrea Dietrich 259 Monoku
10/04/2016 First Love 475 Narrative
10/04/2016 Lancaster, NY 272 Monoku
09/22/2016 Short Story 889 Narrative
09/19/2016 My Pride 531 Haiku
09/19/2016 Snow Diamonds 492 Haiku
09/19/2016 Eaten' Out 324 Rhyme
09/16/2016 Euphoria 232 Prose
09/01/2016 Crimson Rose 553 Quatrain
08/29/2016 Storm 571 Couplet
08/27/2016 Some Day 264 Quatrain
08/26/2016 the poet 209 Free verse
08/22/2016 The Sea 300 Free verse
07/26/2016 Three Pennies 213 Rhyme
07/20/2016 In Another Time 339 Free verse
07/20/2016 Last Night 298 Couplet
07/13/2016 In The End 291 Blank verse
07/10/2016 Poet's Theme 262 Rhyme
07/07/2016 Blazing Star 302 Couplet
07/06/2016 Summer Breeze - Mystery 392 Rhyme
07/01/2016 Radical Rouges 270 Couplet
06/26/2016 Sweet Tears of Sorrow - II 329 Quatrain
06/24/2016 Sweet Tears of Sorrow 329 Quatrain
06/21/2016 Ellen Sue 244 Rhyme
06/20/2016 Soft Magic Webs 298 Quatrain
06/17/2016 Who's on First 249 Free verse
06/14/2016 Libussa 437 Triolet
06/13/2016 new beginning 328 Quatrain
06/12/2016 Summer Splendor 443 Quatrain
06/10/2016 Distant Places 319 Free verse
06/07/2016 The Colors of Love 622 Couplet
06/07/2016 My Magic Unicorn 744 Quatrain
06/04/2016 Get Out 458 Quatrain
05/30/2016 The Poet's Pen 262 Senryu
05/28/2016 Now 304 Rhyme
05/21/2016 Soul of Iron 401 Quatrain
05/18/2016 Ancient Dream 343 Monorhyme
05/16/2016 The Seed 343 Rhyme
05/16/2016 Summer Blues 272 Rhyme
05/16/2016 Summer Tanka 369 Tanka
05/09/2016 Tomorrow 320 Rhyme
05/07/2016 LISTEN TO THE WARM 297 Prose
04/29/2016 Sea of Empty Dreams 497 Rhyme
04/29/2016 Is You 541 Rhyme
04/19/2016 White Sail 392 Quatrain
04/18/2016 Crappy Diem 285 Rhyme
04/10/2016 The Lovers 657 Rhyme
04/08/2016 Poetry 486 Prose
04/08/2016 End Game 322 Prose
04/03/2016 Poet Heal Thyself 433 Rhyme
04/02/2016 Love Me 303 Acrostic
04/02/2016 Life's Cruel Deeds 207 Rhyme
04/01/2016 Wandering Heart 332 Quatrain
03/30/2016 Angel With No Soul 386 Ballad
03/28/2016 Strange Feelings 397 Rhyme
03/27/2016 To You My Dears 502 Rhyme
03/27/2016 Bugs n' Barrels 281 Free verse
03/27/2016 Sunday's Poem 599 Rhyme
03/25/2016 Freedom 395 Free verse
03/25/2016 Life 264 Free verse
03/25/2016 Once More 334 Free verse

Quotes

Quote Left When one's livelihood does not depend on the quality of their work, it's not a job! Quote Right
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Quote Left Love transcends what is perceived as reality. Quote Right
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Quote Left Dreams always end in an awakening! Quote Right
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Quote Left Love transcends what is perceived as reality. Quote Right
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Quote Left Time heals all wounds, but it's age that makes the scars bearable. Quote Right
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Quote Left When you feed the rats you get more rats! Quote Right
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Quote Left The essence of creativity is God's law brought to order in life's struggle for identity. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you want to sail big ships you gotta stay in deep water! Quote Right
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Quote Left If it sounds like bullshit, and smells like bullshit it's not a duck! Quote Right
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I have always liked to read poetry and I guess it lead to wanting to write poetry. I never liked to write in school and wasn't very good at it, but my work eventually required me to do quite a bit of technical writing. I worked at doing the mechanical design, "packaging" of electrical and electronic systems for the industrial and then for the aerospace industries. When word processors evolved and e-mail became the accepted method of communication in business, I actually became pretty good at putting ideas on paper. I think the ability to edit easily made writing a lot simpler and certainly more fun. When I retired 6 years ago one of the things I had hoped to do was write for pleasure. I tried short stories and political blogs but poetry became my real passion.  'Once More', 'Freedom' and 'Life' are my first poems, written over this past month (March, 2016).