Ben Gieske


Ben Gieske Poems

281. - Each Day A Rising Sun (Sestina) 9/7/2009
282. ***her Spirited Smile 9/25/2009
283. A Crack In The Mirror 4/19/2007
284. ...Words 7/8/2008
285. A Mouse (Haiku) 12/25/2007
286. - Today - 6/22/2007
287. A Falling Leaf 8/11/2008
288. “nude Descending A Staircase” 2/10/2008
Best Poem of Ben Gieske

“nude Descending A Staircase”

____nothing glamorous, a lady
_____ walking down the stairs
______ what women do every day
_______ in any house
________ descending
_________ no Jacob’s ladder
__________ this “angel” of flesh
___________ “gift” of God to males
____________ dreaming
_____________ Dare we think we’re so special?
______________ She’s the/
_______________ artist, the/
________________ teacher, the/
_________________ creator, the/
__________________ goddess
___________________ in our midst
____________________ May Spring time come
_____________________ for ...

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This Thought

This thought,
borne spontaneously on the wings of surprise,
concepted momentaneously in a universe of seemliness,
quivers ‘twixt both recognition and an instantaneous demise,
beckons to be echoed in my consciousness,
or even bequeathed eternity by God’s uncreated devise.

This thought,
rambling through the corridors of my creation,

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