Theresa Haffner

Rookie - 54 Points (August 25,1945 / Plainwell, Michigan)

Theresa Haffner Poems

1. Different Drum 3/22/2007
2. The Ancient Race 3/23/2007
3. Down The Highway 4/1/2007
4. Room 203 4/1/2007
5. Heartbeat 4/1/2007
6. Blue 4/13/2007
7. Yellow Daisies 4/13/2007
8. Tiresias 4/20/2007
9. Mandala 4/20/2007
10. Betamax 5/16/2007
11. Laser Night 6/1/2007
12. Offering 7/5/2007
13. Mouth 7/5/2007
14. Sometimes 7/6/2007
15. Scrambled Eggs 7/30/2007
16. Satan's Turnpike 8/2/2007
17. Mushrooms 8/26/2007
18. The New Land 9/2/2007
19. Compassion 9/3/2007
20. Unknown Agent 9/12/2007
21. The Next Generation 1/22/2008
22. Fire 1/22/2008
23. Fresno 1/22/2008
24. Wounds 5/14/2008
25. Inscription 5/14/2008
26. Mars Reflections 5/15/2008
27. The Case For Wisdom At 5: 00 A.M. 5/26/2008
28. Of The Meaning... 9/12/2007
29. One Day 9/16/2007
30. War 9/17/2007
31. Untitled 9/17/2007
32. The Death Of Billie Holiday 9/18/2007
33. The Black Stars 2/14/2009
34. Ledger 6/2/2009
35. China White 8/27/2009
36. Two Blocks East, Three Blocks West 8/27/2009
37. Erraterra 11/2/2009
38. Teachers 11/3/2009
39. Letter To D- 11/30/2009
40. Mind Collage 12/23/2009
Best Poem of Theresa Haffner

So You Want To Be A Poet?

(for Suzanne Lummis)

So you want to be a poet?
Not, I guess, if all you want is to write something
sugary for your boyfriend
and say, "Oh, these are my innermost feelings, "
Certainly not if you want to make money,
because almost anything you could write that isn't poetry
would make more money
but
if you want to be taken seriously
it takes a lifetime of preparation and hard work
just to get something published
in some obscure literary magazine
that nobody ever heard of and nobody reads

So you want to be a poet?
Most people ...

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A New Place To Live

We need a new place to live.
Alternative environment
new
pad crib lay up
hide out
maybe even
cabin in the rough

You know when those

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