Paul Hartal


Paul Hartal Poems

41. By Act Of Legislation 10/4/2011
42. Camp Concerts 10/4/2011
43. Carnation Bridge With A Missed Conversation 11/10/2013
44. Carpet Bombing 3/14/2013
45. Cesarean Section 9/29/2011
46. Change 10/4/2011
47. Chinese Magnolia 7/24/2015
48. Chitchat On Ice Cream And Love 1/26/2013
49. Colors Of Silence 10/3/2011
50. Crescent Fib 7/30/2012
51. Critics 2/18/2012
52. Dark Sky 9/30/2011
53. Death By Prescription 12/21/2013
54. Democracy Vs. Dictatorship 11/29/2013
55. Descartes' Despair 10/6/2011
56. Does History Progress? 8/2/2015
57. Does The Brain Create God? 8/25/2015
58. Don'T Read This! 8/4/2015
59. Dove Of Peace 12/12/2012
60. Dreamer Fib 3/7/2015
61. Early June Girls 10/10/2011
62. Earthrise 8/2/2015
63. Eichmann's Shock 8/2/2015
64. Einsatzgruppe General 11/29/2014
65. Endangered Species: The Moon 7/5/2012
66. Every Man Remains An Island 1/19/2013
67. Fading Chlorophyll In Maple Leaves Of Autumn 10/10/2011
68. Farewell Of A Cottonwood 7/1/2012
69. Fate Hanged On A Hairbreadth 7/17/2012
70. Fear 9/29/2011
71. Fib With Accidental Rhyme 12/7/2012
72. Florida Vignette 5/4/2015
73. Flowers Of Horror 10/7/2011
74. For Eleanor H. Porter (1868-1920) 10/6/2011
75. For Miklós Radnóti 9/29/2011
76. For Paul Celan 2/17/2012
77. Four Quatrains On Bigotry 4/20/2015
78. Four Seasons 10/5/2011
79. Freedom In Love's Prison 11/26/2014
80. Friendship 10/6/2011
Best Poem of Paul Hartal

They Come In Seven Sexes

An old wing of the university
housed the laboratory.
She passed through a narrow corridor
oozing the autumn moisture
of the morning rain.

She put on a white polyester coat,
adjusted her seat and then
placed the Tetrahymena
under the microscope.

“What are you doing? ”
asked suddenly a baritone voice.
Ruth looked up surprised
and saw Tom, a doctoral student
of anatomy, standing next to her.

“Oh, I do some research
on this tiny critter”, she said.
It is a single-celled animal
from the Protozoa family,
called Tetrahymena, a ...

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My Life

My life is a Corinthian acanthus leaf
On an intricately carved classic column
Enchanted pellucid palace
Silent opaque sandglass
On an amethyst shelf
Byzantine transition
From circle to sphere.

My works are gothic objects

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