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Poems by John Watt

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09/18/2022 Autumn - Constanza 145 Rhyme
09/14/2022 A Rose and Her Thorns 212 Rhyme
09/13/2022 A Rose for a Rose 134 Quintain (Sicilian)
09/10/2022 Sunday Funnies II 94 Monoku
09/01/2022 Portrait 272 Rhyme
08/29/2022 Happy Birthday, Jennifer 162 Free verse
08/14/2022 Phases 523 Free verse
08/05/2022 Gymnopedie 509 Lyric
07/30/2022 Sunday Funnies I 289 Monoku
07/22/2022 Bell 347 Free verse
07/09/2022 By The Book 446 Monoku
07/05/2022 Unmerited Favor 502 Lyric
06/28/2022 If Ever I Don't Know 671 Rhyme
06/22/2022 The Makeup of Her Soul 491 Rhyme
06/18/2022 A Father's Day Prayer 531 Sonnet
06/13/2022 In Brief 573 Rhyme
06/09/2022 Happy Birthday to Laura 402 Sonnet
06/06/2022 What Little Fish Say 412 Lyric
06/01/2022 Prayer for Ukraine 515 Rhyme
05/29/2022 To A June Bug 544 Sonnet
05/25/2022 Clouds are the Personality of the Sky 536 Free verse
05/19/2022 Distinct Ballet 717 Couplet
05/13/2022 If I Could Play the Violin 666 Rhyme
05/09/2022 Sequestered in My Cozy Nook 477 Rhyme
05/05/2022 Music Time Machine 582 Monorhyme
05/01/2022 Two-Edged Swords 503 Sonnet
04/27/2022 A Comb-edy of Hair-ers 727 Light Verse
04/24/2022 In Defense of Putin 577 Free verse
04/16/2022 Easter Sonnet 655 Sonnet
04/14/2022 Centurion's Elegy 409 Elegy
04/10/2022 Joy in the Emptiness 672 Free verse
04/01/2022 I Needed Wings Today 767 Verse
03/22/2022 Perhaps I Should Skip Dessert 194 Tanka
03/17/2022 The Light and the Veil 611 Sonnet
03/16/2022 Experiencing Technical Difficulties 605 Free verse
03/16/2022 Allegory of Falling in Love 278 Free verse
03/09/2022 Once Love Is Found 176 Triolet
03/07/2022 Cassiopeia 320 Pleiades
02/27/2022 The Parking Meter Thief 328 Limerick
02/26/2022 Between The Shoulders 459 Rhyme
02/20/2022 Uncommon 440 Rhyme
02/16/2022 Rhyme and Pun Ishment 388 Monoku
02/12/2022 Ironic Homophonic Tonic 282 Light Verse
02/07/2022 Sing We Now Our Adoration 477 Lyric
02/02/2022 Keola - Terza Rima 448 Terza Rima
02/01/2022 We 578 Rhyme
01/29/2022 Compose 850 Couplet
01/29/2022 Eureka 413 Tanka
01/21/2022 Tyburn 312 Pleiades
01/21/2022 Tigger Tyburn 230 Tyburn
01/19/2022 Flappable, Gruntled, and Plussed 264 Rhyme
01/13/2022 Sublime Sondheim 351 Epitaph
01/13/2022 Before and After 291 Free verse
01/08/2022 Electric Locution 588 Monoku
01/04/2022 A Whole New Word 508 Verse
12/31/2021 Getting Old Is Getting Old 916 Rhyme
12/24/2021 To My Knees 304 Lyric
12/21/2021 Civil Discourse 573 Rhyme
12/19/2021 It Came Upon a Prophecy 1215 Lyric
12/02/2021 Happy Birthday to Sam Kauffman 592 Acrostic
12/02/2021 New Bestseller 541 Couplet
11/24/2021 But Not Today 545 Rhyme
11/16/2021 The Encyclopedia Of You 219 Free verse
11/15/2021 Everybody's Going Home 800 Lyric
11/03/2021 Royal Tea 393 Rhyme
11/01/2021 Car Trouble 512 Rhyme
10/25/2021 In November 671 Free verse
10/21/2021 Yes 457 Free verse
10/17/2021 Dawn of Love 628 Lyric
10/13/2021 Rules 357 Rhyme
09/15/2021 Why I Love CD's Poem: Comfortable Love 228 Sonnet
09/12/2021 Monoku Monday - Final Edition 251 Monoku
08/26/2021 Paper Boat 196 Lyric
08/26/2021 First Day 263 Quatrain
08/05/2021 Crowd Control 493 Rhyme
08/01/2021 Monoku Monday - Aug 2021 260 Monoku
08/01/2021 What Fragrance Wafts 430 Verse
07/29/2021 Imagination 258 Sonnet
07/18/2021 Play On Words 855 Quatrain
07/15/2021 Teach Me 1124 Free verse
07/11/2021 Of Dreams and Wings 713 Verse
07/05/2021 Monoku Monday - July 2021 201 Monoku
07/01/2021 Halfway to Somewhere Else 261 Free verse
06/24/2021 disoriented 228 Verse
06/07/2021 Monoku Monday - June 2021 243 Monoku
05/18/2021 Going On Nine Months 263 Free verse
05/13/2021 I Ink Therefore IM 186 Senryu
05/02/2021 Monoku Monday - May 2021 557 Monoku
04/05/2021 Monoku Monday - Apr 2021 410 Monoku
03/24/2021 Scottish Hearts Are Singing 627 Lyric
03/01/2021 Monoku Monday - Mar 2021 333 Monoku
02/22/2021 All Of Life Is A Poem 741 Free verse
02/12/2021 Poise Met Noise 429 Free verse
02/01/2021 Monoku Monday - Feb 2021 406 Monoku
01/24/2021 Happy Birthday Eve and Jan 665 Acrostic
01/16/2021 Soliloquy to My Future Self 679 Rhyme
01/13/2021 I Made Your Bed 461 Monoku
01/12/2021 John Gone 633 Monoku
01/09/2021 His Gifts 495 Sonnet
01/08/2021 Bright Orbs 300 Rhyme
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Quotes

Quote Left Your tenure brief; then by July's first day / like childhood and young love, you've flown away (from the poem "To a June Bug") Quote Right
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Quote Left If I could play the violin I'd write a melody / euphonious to draw you in and play my rhapsody (from the poem "If I Could Play the Violin") Quote Right
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Quote Left Adventure calls as I'm sequestered in my cozy nook / I've known and seen and been all this - for I have read a book (from the poem "Sequestered in My Cozy Nook") Quote Right
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Quote Left You turn my thoughts from dying leaves to robins singing from their nests, I thank you friend for all your words, I needed wings today (from the poem "I Needed Wings Today") Quote Right
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Quote Left We esteem diversity; you value me, I value you / Always with respect for those who hold a different point of view (from the poem "We") Quote Right
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Quote Left i'm minoring in history, you're majoring in mystery, do i like you unconditionally - do i love you? (from the poem "Uncommon") Quote Right
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Quote Left Though you were versed in tragedy, you showed us, Vincent, what could be; in vivid, dancing hues. Your goal - portraying beauty of the soul (from the poem "Compose") Quote Right
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Quote Left My double-helix DNA will dance its own distinct ballet, no other tale could I design, no other poet could write mine (from the poem "Distinct Ballet") Quote Right
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Quote Left Never is stillness more still than the drone / of echoes of loved ones gone home to their own (from the poem "Everybody's Going Home") Quote Right
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Quote Left The breath of life that woke the dead and calmed the raging sea / still breathes and fills the lungs of faith – it reaches even me. (from the poem "The Darkness of the Deep") Quote Right
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Quote Left I sometimes walk with head held high / a prideful, unrepentant guy - while you live humble as the silent b / in subtlety. (from the poem "Soliloquy to My Future Self") Quote Right
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Quote Left nine muses sip their own fickle wine / come, dance under my oak tree once more / I want to dream in color again. (from the poem "Going on Nine Months") Quote Right
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Quote Left There is a firmament within your heart / of stars as yet unnamed. They shine their light / upon each path your future holds. So start / by seeking out those stars when comes the night. (from the poem "Imagination") Quote Right
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Quote Left all of life is a poem - as we rearrange its lines / to find rhyme in mayhem / beauty in chaos / reason in ambiguity / hope in a dungeon. (from the poem "All of Life Is a Poem") Quote Right
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Quote Left We are defined by how our minutes rhyme. (from the poem "Time") Quote Right
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Quote Left We are defined by wars our hearts have fought. (from the poem "Time") Quote Right
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Quote Left Time - it can't be owned, it only can be spent (from the poem "Time") Quote Right
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Quote Left We are apples growing on our parent's tree, planted by our grandparents from the apples of our great-grandparents. Quote Right
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Hi, I'm John Watt and I live in California, USA. My biography is perhaps best summarized by three bio poems I created for Poetry Soup contests:

                                      https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_same_coin_1234779

https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/bio_modified_-_introverted_encourager_1240827

                                                       https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/i_am_1248324

 

If you'd like to get to know me from my writings, here are 2 or 3 of my favorites in each of the writing categories I most enjoy:

Faith poems:                  https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/to_you_alone_1241976

                                                https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/chrysalis_1243141

Nature poems:  https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/artistry_and_grandeur_1211573

                           https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/she_cannot_be_rushed_791917

Love poems:              https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/sinuous_melody_1232530

                                  https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/a_strange_galaxy_1233383

Sonnets:                        https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/my_cassiopeia_1238229

        https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/to_my_high_school_math_teacher_1236191

Lighthearted:   https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/i_want_but_dont_need_1236871 

                                      https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/in_the_moment_1223810

                           https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/3_cheers_for_the_gear_791918

Writing about writing:           https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/write_me_1211581

                       https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/drumbeat_of_the_muses_1218782

For Loved Ones:               https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/this_teacher_1211572

                                       https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/winters_antidote_792408

Autobiographical:     https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/a_piece_of_winter_794945

                    https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/my_spirit_animal_is_a_zoo_1211580

 

Many thanks to all you Soup poets who write with such dazzling talent, inspiring others to do the same, and all you who leave such uplifting comments. Happy writing! ~ John