Ben Gieske


Ben Gieske Poems

1. This Thought 3/15/2007
2. To The Zoo 3/30/2007
3. Winter (Tonka) 5/3/2007
4. Traces Of Faces 5/26/2007
5. Theresa Moore (Clerihews With Anagrams) 2/18/2008
6. This Day What Future Will It Bring (Kyrielle Sonnet) * 3/8/2008
7. The Word The Light The Sun 3/26/2008
8. Until The Amen 3/28/2008
9. Old Soldier 4/12/2008
10. Organ, Opportunity, Neighbor 5/16/2008
11. Murmuring Memories (5 Tanka) 6/1/2008
12. Unchained/Edges Of Desire (5 Tanka) 6/1/2008
13. Time Warp 6/21/2008
14. Opening The Orifices Of Higher Peaks 6/21/2008
15. We Never Learn (Double Acrostic) 6/26/2008
16. My Foreign Girl 6/27/2008
17. Musing 6/29/2008
18. Through Aurelian Waters 8/1/2008
19. One Last Walz 8/14/2008
20. Today I Awoke 8/15/2008
21. We'Ll Plant A New Garden 8/15/2008
22. My Silence 8/17/2008
23. No Worry 8/19/2008
24. On The Hill 8/26/2008
25. Traces Of Love Long Ago 9/10/2008
26. Parting 10/12/2008
27. To Be Remembered 10/12/2008
28. Weed Your Bitter Garden 1/1/2009
29. Wide-Eyed World Of Sugar (Ghazal) 1/1/2009
30. Unchained, Listen To Winter, Little Bird, Washed Ashore, Her Tongue (5 Tanka) 1/3/2009
31. One Last Time (Ghazal) 7/14/2009
32. When We Speak, What Should We Say? 3/31/2007
33. Time Or Chimes 4/6/2007
34. We Cannot 4/8/2007
35. One For The Money 4/7/2007
36. Son Of Faith 4/8/2007
37. New Neighbors Moving In 7/10/2007
38. To Amanda May Moore 7/16/2007
39. On The Bus 10/12/2008
40. The Wall - Fiery Pools (2 Haiku) 4/29/2009
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 ...

Read the full of “nude Descending A Staircase”

O Roma, O Roma

O Roma, O Roma!
Still under your spell
I remember you well
and all your aroma.

O potions of Chianti
Propelling my feet
O sweet dreams
Cobwebbing your streets

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