Mary Naylor

Rookie (12/17/33 / Chicago, Illinois)

Mary Naylor Poems

1. The Flower (Slightly Revised) 2/4/2006
2. Song Invisible 2/6/2006
3. The Big, Dumb Ball 2/10/2006
4. Conquered 2/13/2006
5. Saying Goodbye To Mama 2/14/2006
6. Firestorm 2/17/2006
7. Two For One(Warning Grim Contents) 2/17/2006
8. Interlude 2/18/2006
9. The Saga Of Strawberry 2/19/2006
10. Silent Matin 2/19/2006
11. The Halloween Preacher (Revised) 2/20/2006
12. The Stun Gun Lunge In The Year 2041 3/24/2006
13. Sojourn 6/4/2006
14. The Color Of The Khakis (Serious Adult Content) 6/16/2006
15. Reflections 7/11/2006
16. Dream Horse Ii (Revised) 8/31/2006
17. Oil And Water 10/22/2006
18. The Christmas Present 12/17/2006
19. Impossible 12/17/2006
20. The Watcher Within 3/11/2007
21. Reunion 4/11/2007
22. Ode To Maius Mensis (Latin For Month Of May) 5/6/2007
23. The Beggar's Prayer 5/12/2007
24. The Hospital Tanka (Revised) 7/27/2007
25. Modern Day Cinquain For Labor Day 8/18/2007
26. And The Wind Blows 10/2/2007
27. Legend Of The Hodag, Creature Of The Night (Rondelet) 12/19/2007
28. Last Farewell, An Obituary 1/18/2008
29. Valentine Dreams 1/28/2008
30. An Armoire Of Haikus 2/9/2008
31. Lost Testament (Nonet) 2/27/2008
32. The Cat's Sardine 4/6/2008
33. Softly The Winds Blow (Sedoka) 4/7/2008
34. Starve Rock 4/19/2008
35. The Clown Who Would Be A Bookworm 4/24/2008
36. Demon Herd (Revised) (Not Suitable For Young Children) 8/1/2008
37. The Adventures Of Katy, The Shee* (An Illegal Immigrant In America) 8/8/2008
38. The Forgotten Day: June 20th, World Refugee Day 8/11/2008
39. The Adventues Of Katy, The Shee*, An Illegal Immigrant In America, Meets A Fat Fairy, Part Ii 8/21/2008
40. The Adventures Of Katy, The Shee, Katy Meets A Fat Fairy, Part Ii, Con'T. 8/21/2008
Best Poem of Mary Naylor

Autumn Dreams

Grinning pumpkins, falling leaves,
Dancing scarecrows, twirling breeze,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air! Autumn is a woman growing old,
Ready to let what is dead go,
Her youthful radiance has faded, and that's sad,
But underneath she discovers a
spread of colors she didn't know she had. Little children screech and run,
Ghosts and goblins having fun,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air! Around her a kaleidoscope of leaves are whirling.
Deep within her visions stir of new life that will be,
A budding, a ...

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Die, Killer, Die

A red veil was floating around the killer's head,
and his face was a cold, hard, mask.
He entered the execution chamber
and they strapped him to the chair.
They lowered the cap to his bare,
shaved skull. Out in the yard you could hear
the demonstrator's call and cry, Die, Killer, Die There were a few quiet sobs, a few shudders and gasps,
but mostly there was a fireball of rage burning inside,
and a red mist hanging over hard, hard, eyes.

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