Ben Gieske


Ben Gieske Poems

281. A Falling Leaf 8/11/2008
282. *****2 Haiku (Fog & School) 10/2/2009
283. A Mouse (Haiku) 12/25/2007
284. - Lonely Walk Home 11/22/2009
285. - Leaves (Thread) 11/24/2009
286. - Each Day A Rising Sun (Sestina) 9/7/2009
287. - - - - In Awe Of Blue 12/21/2009
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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Grace And The Lamb

(Painting by Mitchell Tolle, Berea, KY)

Grace, so young with eyes beyond your years,
Your face shows no tears or fears.
What does the future hold?
Is it true what Simeon foretold?

Behold, this child is destined for the fall and......

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