Charlotte Ballard


Charlotte Ballard Poems

161. Peace 10/2/2006
162. Enclosure Yeah (Subject Lines Of Spam Strung Together) 10/11/2006
163. Inside Me 10/20/2006
164. Because You Helped To Become Well 2/5/2008
165. Blind 2/27/2008
166. What Am I Good At? 3/24/2008
167. Fifteen Little Poems About My Life. 10/30/2008
168. Standard Laid Bare 11/1/2008
169. Life Is Never What Pleases 11/3/2008
170. The Same 11/6/2008
171. Luck 11/15/2008
172. My Life Starts Today 11/22/2008
173. Fully Rhyme 11/28/2008
174. Slant Rhyme 12/14/2008
175. Holding Onto Forever 2 8/18/2005
176. If I Had Had A Plan 9/13/2005
177. Love In A Stranger’s Face 5/26/2010
178. Mystic Pose 5/26/2010
179. Separate Beginnings 5/27/2010
180. Timid Is The Poet 1/27/2006
181. My Face 9/28/2006
182. Love Comes: A Party 10/2/2006
183. The Dead Of Night 9/3/2005
184. A Debt Poem 7/17/2005
185. Waiting 4/26/2008
186. I'Ve Always Been Second 4/28/2008
187. W.P. 10/22/2008
188. Absence Of Anything Special 10/25/2008
189. When Does The Window Clear? 4/3/2007
190. Promises In Ginger 5/7/2011
191. Dandelions 7/13/2011
192. Hope (3) 7/26/2011
193. September Kiss 7/30/2011
194. Study 8/14/2011
195. View Of A Life 8/31/2011
196. Ten More Like This One 9/3/2011
197. Mousetrap 9/6/2011
198. Aitutaki 10/7/2011
199. Blackest Day 10/7/2011
200. Blue Note 10/7/2011

Comments about Charlotte Ballard

  • Paul Slinski Paul Slinski (4/11/2005 10:49:00 AM)

    Some people are never happy unless they are complaining about something.
    Makes me wonder if they have some kind of cult somewhere that we don't know about.

    Great words, Charlotte. Very easy for me to relate to. Poetry as a comfortable chair.

    You are in my friends list.

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Best Poem of Charlotte Ballard

My Only Song

Man of Sorrow
Man of Pain
You took it all
Without any gain.
You loved us all
With gentle eyes
Man of Sorrow
Man of Pain

39 plus one
Lashes great fall on your back
A crown of thorns
Pressed down around your head
The blood runs down
and yet you cry
'So many lost;
So many die.'

Man of Sorrow
Man of Pain
Leave it now-
And cry again
Man of sorrow
Man of pain
Your troubled heart
Feels my pain.

Lifted up to die
Bitter gall served fresh
As wine
Yet you'd do it again
For one lost sheep
That beats in the ...

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I float most nights
Out of my body -
And into the wet-dreams
Of young nubile boys
Promising a moment of
Vision, if they
Just once follow me.

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