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.

 

 

I don't yet have children, but when I do this is my wish for them...

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Line Count: 24

Published: 19 Mar 2010

 

 

On the complexity of human relationships and the choices we make

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Line Count: 49

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

When betrayal leads to anger...

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Line Count: 5

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A trivial yet painful accident...

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Line Count: 20

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Tears may mourn an ending, but may also summon a new beginning...

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Line Count: 10

Published: 24 Sep 2010

 

 

Some mistakes are easier to deal with than others...

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Line Count: 19

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

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

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Line Count: 12

Published: 02 Jun 2009

 

 

Peace can be an elusive commodity...

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Line Count: 6

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Illusion is often more seductive than reality...

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Line Count: 6

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Sometimes giving in to desire will only leave you craving more...

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Line Count: 98

Published: 21 Mar 2009

 

 

Forgiveness is an elusive commodity...

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Line Count: 20

Published: 19 Mar 2010

 

 

In search of peace...

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Line Count: 26

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

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

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Line Count: 45

Published: 04 May 2009

 

 

Finding hope...

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Line Count: 14

Published: 28 Apr 2009

 

 

When love is unwanted, can it be conquered?

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Line Count: 4

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A final request to a lover...

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Line Count: 12

Published: 06 Apr 2009

 

 

Life is full of questions, but the answers are hard to find...

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Line Count: 25

Published: 04 Dec 2008

 

 

A storm approaches, but outside the air is still...

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Line Count: 25

Published: 29 Apr 2011

 

 

The sound of silence...

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Line Count: 1

Published: 28 Sep 2009

 

 

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

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Line Count: 30

Published: 08 Dec 2008

 

 

Of enduring memory and the power of love...

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Line Count: 20

Published: 20 Dec 2008

 

 

Silence is not always golden...

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Line Count: 17

Published: 04 Dec 2008

 

 

Facing the unknown...

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Line Count: 15

Published: 11 May 2009

 

 

When every moment of every day is a struggle...

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Line Count: 15

Published: 30 Apr 2009

 

 

Some things are better left unsaid, aren't they?

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Line Count: 22

Published: 28 Sep 2009

 

 

The anatomy of depression

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Line Count: 49

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Love in the face of disaster

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Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

The path of love can be mapped with a single letter: X

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Line Count: 24

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

 

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