Val Morehouse

Rookie - 4 Points (California)

Val Morehouse Poems

1. Power 2/20/2006
2. Swept Away 11/25/2006
3. Mad Kitchen 12/12/2006
4. Paperwork 12/21/2006
5. The Presence 6/3/2007
6. Welk's Champagne Surprise 6/3/2007
7. Doors 6/4/2007
8. Making Guacamole 6/17/2007
9. Suicide Note 9/13/2007
10. Moonbow At Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite 9/13/2007
11. Tall Meadows (Haiku) 10/13/2007
12. Indian Summer (Haiku) 10/13/2007
13. Sequoia (Haiku) 10/13/2007
14. Natural Bling (Haiku) 10/13/2007
15. Emptiness 10/19/2007
16. The Kite Flyer 11/3/2007
17. Thoughts At Summer's End 11/18/2007
18. Caution: Close Mind Before Striking 10/14/2008
19. Economics Lesson 10/14/2008
20. Sweet Clover 10/14/2008
21. Thanks Giving (Haiku) 12/24/2008
22. Silence (Haiku) 12/27/2008
23. Meeting At The Pond In Winter 12/28/2008
24. Many Knees 12/29/2008
25. Librarian 12/29/2008
26. Brushstrokes 12/29/2008
27. New Year 12/29/2008
28. Dawn 12/29/2008
29. Two Worlds 12/29/2008
30. Farmer's Moon 12/29/2008
31. Morning After Eden 1/2/2009
32. Community Garden 1/30/2009
33. Waking A Matriarch 2/15/2009
34. Searching For The First Kiss 12/26/2007
35. Exquisite 1/20/2008
36. Play Date 4/20/2008
37. Spring Snow 8/13/2008
38. Snowdrops (Prose Poem) 8/24/2008
39. Diablo 5/29/2009
40. Toward The Light 5/29/2009
Best Poem of Val Morehouse

Liberator

Like a lover he enters my life,
carrying his dark purpose into the bedroom.
Each thing opens to him like a map.

Here, today's headlines screaming of home invasion
lie blanketed on that chair
where yesterday's clothing is crucified.

There, empty shoes gathering blackness.
Keeping silent on the nightstand, that traitor the
alarm clock winks its digital eye.

He fans out the credit cards like
flirtatious birds eager to fly on plastic wings.
Closeted, the jackets and dresses line up,

Emaciated prisoners praying for liberation.
He pats them ...

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Mad Kitchen

____With apologies to Pablo Neruda.

Electricity makes hot points to
the lightbulb. Water snaps
ready on the stove.

Pots utter provocative remarks.
The candidates are lined up to introduce themselves.
It is worse than a political convention.

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