Charlotte Ballard


Charlotte Ballard Poems

1. To Emily Dickinson 3/30/2005
2. My Only Song 3/30/2005
3. Ode to Pizza 3/30/2005
4. A Two-minute Poem 7/13/2005
5. Stubborn Teachers 10/9/2011
6. Taps 8/31/2005
7. You Come Too 3/30/2005
8. Writer in Training 12/27/2005
9. A Mother's Day Poem 2/7/2006
10. Playing Cards 3/30/2005
11. Jelly Babies 10/9/2011
12. I Never Had a Mother 7/20/2005
13. Honor Bright 3/30/2005
14. Washing Dishes 10/9/2011
15. Six Minutes 3/30/2005
16. Beautiful 10/19/2006
17. Inspiration 3/30/2005
18. Aids 7/30/2005
19. My Lying Fault 4/24/2005
20. Echoes 3/30/2005

Insomnia

Night wanders in
And coils around my leg-
Meowing up at me, to
Scratch it's back-
And search for fleas
My eye twitches as I
Pluck the night and
Fling it into the first
Burst of dawn.

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