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