Ben Paynter

Veteran Poet - 1,430 Points (Midwest)

Ben Paynter Poems

1. Maybe In Some Far And Foreign Field 11/15/2006
2. Last Night She Dreamed A Crumpled Little Cloud 11/19/2006
3. Z 11/20/2006
4. No Need To Shiver Now The Storms Have Left 11/21/2006
5. I Cannot Write When All Is Well 11/25/2006
6. Said I To The Girl With Midnight Eyes 11/27/2006
7. I Think Only God Is Honest 11/29/2006
8. Tonight I Think Ill Let The Winter Take Me 12/4/2006
9. Where The Cracks In The Stonework Deftly Meet 12/12/2006
10. And So We Take The Twisted Path To Town 12/13/2006
11. For A Girl 12/13/2006
12. The Words Aren'T Always Everything 12/17/2006
13. But Now I Cannot Stop The Dawn 12/20/2006
14. Your Hands Were Just A Little Too Cold 12/25/2006
15. What It Takes To Be Heard 12/28/2006
16. This We 12/28/2006
17. Three Weeks From Now, You 12/29/2006
18. Let The Fog Roll In 12/31/2006
19. Much Ado About Nothing 12/31/2006
20. From Behind This Dusty Window 1/2/2007
21. Somewhere, A Blue Glove 1/2/2007
22. The Trouble With Love 1/4/2007
23. He Smiled, I 1/4/2007
24. Off Ramp 1/6/2007
25. This Bird, This Metaphor 1/8/2007
26. Birds Have Wings Of Longing, I 1/10/2007
27. Here In This Silence, I 1/10/2007
28. She Was Late 1/12/2007
29. To The Tree Hugger In Times Square 1/29/2007
30. Some Will Say The Flower Bloomed Too Soon 2/6/2007
31. Like A Man To Alone 2/7/2007
32. And, I Write A Poem 3/6/2007
33. Tiresome 3/7/2007
34. Nursery Rhyme 3/12/2007
35. Tornado Season 3/13/2007
36. Mother Father, Somedays 3/13/2007
37. On The West Bank Of The River 3/14/2007
38. Queen Of Hearts, You 3/15/2007
39. Wait For The World, I 3/16/2007
40. This Place Is Haunted, I 3/16/2007
Best Poem of Ben Paynter

I Fought Love, But

inevitably
you feel
yourself taken
into it all

like a flash
like a beat
of a drum
come to
make you
dance

Read the full of I Fought Love, But

A Statue's Dream

I walked a street I’d walked before
a road that led to home
and watched a lonesome bystander
who’s face was hard as stone
impassively he gazed at me
and I stared back at him
and saw the answers dancing there
along with aging sin
I asked him, “Please where have you gone,

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