Ben Gieske


Ben Gieske Poems

1. “nude Descending A Staircase” 2/10/2008
2. A Falling Leaf 8/11/2008
3. - Today - 6/22/2007
4. A Mouse (Haiku) 12/25/2007
5. ...Words 7/8/2008
6. A Crack In The Mirror 4/19/2007
7. ***her Spirited Smile 9/25/2009
8. - Each Day A Rising Sun (Sestina) 9/7/2009
9. - - - - In Awe Of Blue 12/21/2009
10. A Butterfly Day 7/10/2007
11. - Leaves (Thread) 11/24/2009
12. - Lonely Walk Home 11/22/2009
13. - The Sunshine Of My Life (Etheree) 12/12/2009
14. A Tower Of Power 6/8/2007
15. ****new Beginnings 9/29/2009
16. *****2 Haiku (Fog & School) 10/2/2009
17. - Freshly Fallen Snow/Frisch Gefallener Schnee (Haiku) 11/22/2009
18. A Burst Of Color 6/21/2008
19. A Thousand Cranes 1/13/2008
20. A Happy Poet 3/12/2007
21. *looking To The Past 8/23/2009
22. ****the Pondering Of A Bat 9/29/2009
23. A Party 9/23/2008
24. ****searching For Desire 9/29/2009
25. - Longer Days/New Neighbor (Haiku, Senryu) 10/27/2009
26. - On The Road, Kingfisher, Weekend Plans (3 Haiku) 12/25/2009
27. **love Lives On With Memories (Revised) 9/17/2009
28. A Canary Sings Its Worth 7/1/2007
29. A Beginning 2/21/2008
30. - - - Living In Bowling Green (Ghazal) 12/21/2009
31. *ocean Revery 8/16/2008
32. - Gentle Reminder / In Thoughtful Repose 9/5/2009
33. - - - Yell - O! (Ghazal) 12/21/2009
34. “hammering In The Hills” 3/30/2007
35. The Letter (Double Etheree) 8/15/2009
36. Let All Colors Wave 3/26/2008
37. A Rattlesnake Moon (Ghazal) 7/31/2008
38. *-* Friends 2, We Meet, Kisses (3 Tanka) 1/8/2010
39. “paysage D’ame” 4/5/2008
40. Seasons Of The Heart (Ghazal) 8/20/2009
Best Poem of Ben Gieske

“nude Descending A Staircase”

____nothing glamorous, a lady
_____ walking down the stairs
______ what women do every day
_______ in any house
________ descending
_________ no Jacob’s ladder
__________ this “angel” of flesh
___________ “gift” of God to males
____________ dreaming
_____________ Dare we think we’re so special?
______________ She’s the/
_______________ artist, the/
________________ teacher, the/
_________________ creator, the/
__________________ goddess
___________________ in our midst
____________________ May Spring time come
_____________________ for ...

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Grace And The Lamb

(Painting by Mitchell Tolle, Berea, KY)

Grace, so young with eyes beyond your years,
Your face shows no tears or fears.
What does the future hold?
Is it true what Simeon foretold?

Behold, this child is destined for the fall and......

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