Welcome to my poetry page.  Below you will find a complete listing of all my poetry currently published at The Authors Haunt.  To read a particular poem, please click on its tag to the left of its associated description.  Please pay attention to the ratings and warning codes beneath each poem and do not read them unless you are sure the poem is appropriate for you.

 

 

The title (almost) says it all...

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Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

It is never easy to be gay, but for some the cost is beyond calculation

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Line Count: 25

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

The present moment is the only one we are alive in

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Line Count: 12

Published: 22 Jan 2009

 

 

Clerihews written by me for The Authors Haunt Clerihew Poetry Writing Project

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Line Count: 12

Published: 13 Jun 2009

 

 

When it comes to Love, we are all students

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Line Count: 18

Published: 29 Dec 2008

 

 

To love the truth is our true challenge

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Line Count: 14

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Leaving may also provide opportunity for return

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Line Count: 23

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A chance encounter may not meet expectations

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Haiku written by me for The Authors Haunt Haiku Poetry Writing Project

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

When tragedy strikes, how can hope remain?

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Line Count: 9

Published: 19 Mar 2010

 

 

Examining the nature of the relationship between fathers and sons

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Line Count: 18

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Perception may be the key to survival

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Line Count: 24

Published: 18 Apr 2009

 

 

When should hope be put aside?

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Line Count: 8

Published: 19 Mar 2010

 

 

Straight talk about the state of our planet

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Line Count: 20

Published: 08 Dec 2008

 

 

Is freedom lost if love requires full immersion?

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Line Count: 17

Published: 29 Apr 2011

 

 

Trips down memory lane often lead into the garden

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Line Count: 11

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A plea for communication as a basis for community

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Line Count: 18

Published: 20 Dec 2011

 

 

The historical record shows where our kisses come from

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Line Count: 22

Published: 11 Oct 2009

 

 

The Poet Reflects

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Line Count: 20

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

It's all relative...

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Line Count: 57

Published: 29 Apr 2010

 

 

The silence of resignation...

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Line Count: 19

Published: 28 Sep 2009

 

 

The silence of expectation...

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Line Count: 12

Published: 28 Sep 2009

 

 

Knowing who you are all depends on your point of view

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Line Count: 11

Published: 27 Feb 2009

 

 

Growing up in the wrong place may not prepare you for later life...

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Line Count: 21

Published: 18 Jun 2010

 

 

Sometimes love is not sought, but found

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Line Count: 10

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

When words become debased, communication becomes hopeless

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Line Count: 21

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Becoming a father is far easier to accomplish than being one

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Line Count: 4

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A poem to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Line Count: 5

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

An ongoing poem cycle about the rigors of education

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Line Count: 690

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Remembering the missing

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Line Count: 9

Published: 29 Dec 2008

 

 

How do we measure success?

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Line Count: 45

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

The head and the heart may not see eye to eye...

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Line Count: 16

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Tanka written by me for The Authors Haunt Tanka Poetry Writing Project

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Line Count: 5

Published: 21 Dec 2008

 

 

The true story of Jack...

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Line Count: 88

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

How is responsibility assigned?

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Line Count: 20

Published: 14 Apr 2009

 

 

Lovers do not always inhabit a world of their own

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Line Count: 16

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A god may have his own idea of what you want...

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Line Count: 20

Published: 21 Mar 2009

 

 

Awareness often overtakes us unexpectedly

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Line Count: 16

Published: 05 Jan 2009

 

 

The admonition to 'keep it in your pants' is not so easy to obey

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Line Count: 9

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Ya-Du written by me for The Authors Haunt Ya-Du Poetry Writing Project

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Line Count: 5

Published: 22 Dec 2009

 

 

 

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