Noelle Kocot Poems
|1.||On My Third Anniversary In New Jersey||5/16/2014|
|3.||On My Sober Anniversary||10/15/2016|
|5.||Reflections On Youth||10/15/2016|
|6.||To Live Intelligently||10/15/2016|
|8.||The Peace That So Lovingly Descends||5/16/2014|
|10.||On Being An Artist||5/16/2014|
|11.||I Am Like A Desert Owl, An Owl Among The Ruins||5/16/2014|
Someone inside says, "Get busy."
But I've got appointments to keep,
I have an abstemious love of equations calculated quickly
While the tepid day melts into design.
And the high cheekbones of the beautiful life
Bear the loose look of a calendar by lamplight.
I search for patterns in everything.
I am tied in knots of comprehension.
I think, how useful it might be
To pierce all the hands of the earth
With an oath of pins encircling snarling planets
But talent and shallowness sewn together
Is nothing but a kerchief tied around a ...