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Poems by Roof Missing

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09/22/2017 Dining Alone 23 Quatrain
09/02/2017 Man's Future's Here Today 27 Rhyme
08/29/2017 The 'White Knight' 88 Quatrain
08/27/2017 Dressed Up to the Nine 53 Quatrain
08/22/2017 The School of What's Next 124 Quatrain
08/20/2017 Who Do You Belong To 47 Rhyme
08/11/2017 Satan's Truth 98 Rhyme
08/10/2017 Up in the Air 65 Quatrain
08/06/2017 Molested Humans Are the Norm 69 Quatrain
08/03/2017 The Politics of Left and Right 71 Rhyme
08/01/2017 As a Dream's Coming True 44 Quatrain
07/31/2017 At War with my Country 105 Quatrain
07/29/2017 Vanity 59 Quatrain
07/25/2017 The Death of Trump 69 Rhyme
07/23/2017 Loaning a Friend Money 71 Quatrain
07/21/2017 Each Day Left is a Miracle of Grace 130 Rhyme
07/19/2017 Let 'Doubt' be King 67 Quatrain
07/19/2017 A Servant's Prayer 140 Rhyme
07/14/2017 'What's Next' 83 Rhyme
07/12/2017 And The Winner Is 64 Quatrain
07/05/2017 When Vision Fails 60 Quatrain
07/04/2017 Fourth of July Boundaries 59 Quatrain
07/01/2017 All In 76 Quatrain
06/30/2017 Philosopher's Stone 62 Quatrain
06/25/2017 Simple Math 1112 Quatrain
06/20/2017 'Day One' of the Rest of Your Life 180 Quatrain
06/11/2017 Truth for Dummies 95 Rhyme
06/08/2017 Your Train 188 Rhyme
06/05/2017 Advanced Love 105 Rhyme
05/30/2017 An Olympic Gold Medal Receiver 172 Quatrain
05/23/2017 Wearing Glasses 203 Quatrain
05/21/2017 Commencement 221 Quatrain
05/13/2017 Fallen Churches, Fallen Men 193 Quatrain
05/12/2017 Choosing Your Life 221 Rhyme
05/11/2017 American Drivers 206 Rhyme
05/02/2017 At My Age 209 Quatrain
05/01/2017 The Fear of Loneliness 404 Rhyme
04/29/2017 Waking Up Poor 165 Quatrain
04/28/2017 Equal Opportunity Victim 151 Quatrain
04/23/2017 The God of Broken Hearts 129 Rhyme
04/18/2017 MyKu 133 Haiku
04/16/2017 In My Garden 217 Quatrain
04/11/2017 Understanding the Bible 177 Quatrain
04/06/2017 Is There Happiness Without God 206 Quatrain
03/28/2017 Dog: Forward or Backward 174 Quatrain
03/28/2017 Hit By a Truck 227 Rhyme
03/24/2017 If you need a little extra 115 Quatrain
03/21/2017 Artistic Justice 203 Limerick
03/17/2017 Seasons of Human Love 245 Rhyme
03/07/2017 Pursuing Holiness 225 Quatrain
03/06/2017 Haiku That Suggest But Don't Tell 203 Haiku
03/04/2017 As Good As It Gets 282 Quatrain
03/02/2017 Sorry For Keeping You Waiting 175 Quatrain
02/26/2017 Dearest Poet-Poets 165 Quatrain
02/25/2017 Poetry 190 Rhyme
02/24/2017 Animal 'Quackers' - Comments and Response from PoemHunter 243 Didactic
02/23/2017 Animal 'Quackers' 213 Quatrain
02/19/2017 Your Praise for my Poems 226 Quatrain
02/18/2017 The Keys To My Kingdom 219 Quatrain
02/13/2017 Count Your Blessings, Or Just Wait 159 Rhyme
02/05/2017 The Emptiness of Your Absence 210 Free verse
01/30/2017 Napalm in the Morning 260 Rhyme
01/15/2017 Haiku Number 16 209 Haiku
01/08/2017 Haiku Number 15 200 Haiku
01/08/2017 Haiku Number 14 138 Haiku
01/08/2017 Life in 'Say It, Say It, Say It' 145 Quatrain
01/06/2017 Human Coyotes 209 Quatrain
01/02/2017 Dreams of a Liberal 268 Quatrain
01/01/2017 A 'Private' Garden 139 Quatrain
12/22/2016 Going With The Flow 191 Rhyme
12/17/2016 The Logic of Shopping 336 Quatrain
12/14/2016 Hospital Stay 372 Free verse
12/10/2016 When It's My Turn To Leave 264 Rhyme
12/03/2016 An Irrepressible Poem 173 Couplet
11/15/2016 Waylaid After School 208 Quatrain
10/22/2016 Where Wisdom Is Lacking 269 Quatrain
10/20/2016 Haiku Number 13 256 Haiku
10/17/2016 Politiku Number 2 225 Senryu
09/26/2016 'You Are No Longer A Friend' 290 Free verse
09/06/2016 The Pendulum 274 Quatrain
09/01/2016 Politiku Number 1 195 Senryu
08/10/2016 The Need To Practice 272 Rhyme
08/09/2016 Confession 274 Free verse
08/08/2016 Defining Me 253 Rhyme
08/06/2016 Fundamentally Flawed 286 Rhyme
07/29/2016 Haiku Number 12 338 Haiku
07/25/2016 Senryu Collage: Fashion Statement 589 Senryu
07/20/2016 The Black App 240 Rhyme
07/18/2016 Haiku Number 11 301 Haiku
07/17/2016 Senryu Number 1 205 Senryu
07/16/2016 The Great Conceit 300 Rhyme
07/15/2016 Every Pixel of a Poem 264 Rhyme
07/11/2016 Haiku Number 9 238 Haiku
07/11/2016 Haiku Number 10 247 Haiku
07/11/2016 Losing Time 512 Rhyme
07/07/2016 Haiku Collage: Raptors of the Air 356 Haiku
07/03/2016 Good Eggs 285 Rhyme
06/25/2016 Investment Primer 224 Rhyme
06/23/2016 Senryu Rant: Love On a Shoestring 268 Senryu
06/20/2016 Haiku Number 8 317 Haiku


Quote Left If witnessing holiness in others on occassion can contribute to painting a picture of God, then a clear image of God hangs in the gallery of my mind! Quote Right
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Quote Left Though you are sure God doesn't exist, the heart of man alone makes Him real! Quote Right
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I have chosen the name Long Tooth because it suggests that I am an older American male. A more humorous interpretation might be that my poems have bite! While I hope that you find this is true, I leave it to your judgment.

I worship an inclusive God, who cares more about what is in a man's heart than what church he attends if he goes at all, a God, who judges one's faith by how you live your life, the kindness you show to strangers. These concepts are not uniquely Christian for sure, but I was born into a Christian family, even though my early church rejected blacks and Catholics out of hand with no consideration. I leave all judgment of others to God as I have never walked in anyone's shoes but my own. God has my complete trust and the highest goal of each day of my life is to walk in His Will! I view God's will for my life not to be an imposition on me at all but a guiding light desiring nothing more than that I should discover a unique bliss that embraces all of my talents.

The day that any poem that I write touches you in brotherhood and encourages you to trust God more, I will count a Holy Day!

The pseudonym "Roof Missing" is a Russian expression that I think is cute. It suggests that "I've blown my top!", "My mind is gone!", or "I'm so exasperated or confused!"