Jamie Collins

Rookie (1974 / Albany, GA)

Poems of Jamie Collins

1. A Lover’s Beguile 4/26/2005
2. Alone In Love 4/26/2005
3. As A Child 4/26/2005
4. Bird’s Song 4/26/2005
5. Extension 4/26/2005
6. Firstborn 4/26/2005
7. Flowers In The Dark 4/26/2005
8. I Found God 4/21/2005
9. I Know What It’s Like 4/26/2005
10. Let Me Worship You 4/26/2005
11. Mountain’s Song 4/26/2005
12. Ode To No One 4/26/2005
13. Photographs 5/19/2005
14. Somewhere In My House Of Cards 4/21/2005
15. The dead can dance 4/26/2005
16. The Doe And Fawn 4/26/2005
17. The Edge Of Truth 4/26/2005
18. The Speed Of Life 4/26/2005
19. This Room 4/21/2005
20. Tomorrow 4/26/2005

Firstborn

i was the firstborn
in my father’s house
all of the sadness
belonged to me
my two sisters
came after
they brought with them
all of the laughter
that kept my sadness
hidden for so long

i was the firstborn
in my father’s house
the kingdom of heaven
can wait
i’m not lost yet.

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