Gary Witt


Gary Witt Poems

41. Les Yeux Deneuve 4/24/2007
42. Disappointment 8/21/2009
43. According To Mark 10/7/2008
44. Nostalgia 5/26/2007
45. Exhibition Dancing Iv (Flamenco) 3/1/2007
46. Pain And Perception 9/23/2007
47. The Response I Hear To All Of This 10/23/2007
48. Design-Induced Pilot Error 4/27/2008
49. Hope 9/20/2008
50. After The Downsizing 11/10/2007
51. Journey 4/20/2008
52. The 'Conundrium' Of Ununbium 2/28/2007
53. Girl On A Bicycle Smoking A Cigarette 10/6/2008
54. Artichoke Truth 9/21/2009
55. Ode To John Coltrane 3/4/2007
56. Exhibition Dancing I (The Waltz) 2/4/2007
57. Agreement In Principle 7/24/2007
58. Heron And Gull 11/10/2007
59. Buying Horses 6/24/2008
60. Exhibition Dancing Iii (The Foxtrot) 2/10/2007
61. Vision 5/26/2007
62. Along A Roadside 5/26/2007
63. Ernesto On Death And Dying 3/29/2007
64. My Life, My Worthless Life 7/24/2007
65. The Fine Print 3/19/2007
66. Between Both And Neither 11/10/2007
67. March 28, 1941 3/13/2007
68. Exhibition Dancing Ii (The Tango) 2/4/2007
69. Alone At Night 1/30/2008
70. A Poem For His Father 1/30/2007
71. Ethos, Logos, Pathos 5/2/2007
72. An Agnostic's Prayer 2/15/2007
73. A Most Delicious Strawberry 2/18/2007
Best Poem of Gary Witt

A Most Delicious Strawberry

You have your game-face on again;
The don’t-mess-with-me face that comes
With its own combative attitude.
Not pleased with being pleased,
You seem incapable of a smile;
Not a cheek-aching, ab-cramping,
Incontinent belly-laugh,
But something as simple as a smile.

Can you scowl in the presence
Of a four year old wearing
A Halloween costume
With cape?
Can you frown under the patient,
Steady, brown-eyed stare of a
Labrador coveting
Your plate?

Have you forgotten how to savor
The simple strawberry?

The story goes, a man in ...

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An Agnostic's Prayer

He said I confess that I doubt.
I want the truth and have no desire
To whisper prayerfully into a hole.
So, neither believing nor disbelieving,
I wrap myself in uncertainty
And go out to build my world.

Besides, what is there
Truly to pray for

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