Ben Gieske


Ben Gieske Poems

81. Life/First Bird/Saturday Night (3 Haiku) 4/10/2008
82. Feeling Free 4/12/2008
83. April Memories (2 Haiku) 4/27/2008
84. Kevia Carter 7/18/2008
85. Lyla's Love (An Alba* And Acrostic) 6/27/2008
86. The Girl With So Much (A Triolet) 6/27/2008
87. Creative Phase 6/22/2007
88. Holiday Greetings (Hic) 11/30/2007
89. The Rooster/De Haan 4/5/2007
90. Dream 3 4/5/2007
91. Signature Songs 3/2/2008
92. Saturday Night 10/12/2008
93. How To Find The Way 10/14/2008
94. Cast Of Characters (I) 10/12/2008
95. Murmur In The Trees 8/17/2008
96. Mama Holding Baby (4 Haiku) 1/1/2009
97. Dying Wish (Haiku) & Tanka Acrostic 11/2/2008
98. The Big Tree (2) / Der Grosse Baum 2/18/2009
99. I Knew Her, I Hear, Rainy Day, Upending The Canoe, Angry Words (5 Tanka) 1/3/2009
100. Iraq 4/2/2007
101. Mood Sharing 4/11/2007
102. Day's End/Ende Des Tages 4/11/2007
103. Patience 4/6/2007
104. Prayer 4/6/2007
105. -each Day A Rising Sun (Sestina) 11/22/2009
106. Good Or Better 5/20/2007
107. Extensions 6/8/2007
108. The Smiling House 6/22/2007
109. Seasons And Spices 5/10/2007
110. Bee 5/10/2007
111. Butterflies 7/10/2007
112. Chair 7/10/2007
113. In The Woods (Ghazal) 3/30/2008
114. That Fellow Moon (Ghazal) 7/31/2008
115. Kake-Jisku Ghazal 3/30/2008
116. Bricks And Words/Sticks And Stones 3/28/2008
117. An Offer, A Wish (A Paradelle*) 4/7/2008
118. Spring Ii 4/13/2008
119. Funambulist 4/12/2008
120. Experiences 5/17/2008
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 ...

Read the full of “nude Descending A Staircase”

O Roma, O Roma

O Roma, O Roma!
Still under your spell
I remember you well
and all your aroma.

O potions of Chianti
Propelling my feet
O sweet dreams
Cobwebbing your streets

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