Ben Gieske


Ben Gieske Poems

241. - Harvest Moon (Kukai Section) 11/24/2009
242. **cicada - 3 Haiku 9/23/2009
243. Work, Worker's Pledge, Youth 5/21/2008
244. - Until The Dreams (Etheree) 12/12/2009
245. Together We'Ll Journey (Tri-Fall Poem) 9/26/2009
246. ****moving On 9/29/2009
247. A Double Bed 6/14/2008
248. A Wee Bit Of Scotland 5/15/2007
249. Seasons Of The Heart (Ghazal) 8/20/2009
250. “paysage D’ame” 4/5/2008
251. *-* Friends 2, We Meet, Kisses (3 Tanka) 1/8/2010
252. A Rattlesnake Moon (Ghazal) 7/31/2008
253. Let All Colors Wave 3/26/2008
254. The Letter (Double Etheree) 8/15/2009
255. “hammering In The Hills” 3/30/2007
256. - - - Yell - O! (Ghazal) 12/21/2009
257. - Gentle Reminder / In Thoughtful Repose 9/5/2009
258. *ocean Revery 8/16/2008
259. - - - Living In Bowling Green (Ghazal) 12/21/2009
260. A Beginning 2/21/2008
261. A Canary Sings Its Worth 7/1/2007
262. **love Lives On With Memories (Revised) 9/17/2009
263. - On The Road, Kingfisher, Weekend Plans (3 Haiku) 12/25/2009
264. - Longer Days/New Neighbor (Haiku, Senryu) 10/27/2009
265. ****searching For Desire 9/29/2009
266. A Party 9/23/2008
267. ****the Pondering Of A Bat 9/29/2009
268. *looking To The Past 8/23/2009
269. A Happy Poet 3/12/2007
270. A Thousand Cranes 1/13/2008
271. A Burst Of Color 6/21/2008
272. - Freshly Fallen Snow/Frisch Gefallener Schnee (Haiku) 11/22/2009
273. *****2 Haiku (Fog & School) 10/2/2009
274. ****new Beginnings 9/29/2009
275. A Tower Of Power 6/8/2007
276. - The Sunshine Of My Life (Etheree) 12/12/2009
277. - - - - In Awe Of Blue 12/21/2009
278. - Lonely Walk Home 11/22/2009
279. - Leaves (Thread) 11/24/2009
280. A Butterfly Day 7/10/2007
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”

In Her Office

He slips into her office and
settles in a chair comfortably
while she cuddles the phone to her ear attentively.

Moments of revery - What kind of person could she be?

candy dish, dictionary, zip code book, letters ready to be mailed,
stapler, paper clips, note pad, files opened and empty spaces arranged across her desk

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