Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

2521. The Lonely Sound Of The Midnight Train 11/25/2012
2522. Thought Is The Keyhole 6/10/2012
2523. Yours To Reap 9/8/2011
2524. Incandescent 6/3/2011
2525. A Forgotten Word 4/17/2010
2526. Some Think The Night 3/31/2012
2527. Your Soul Still Sings It's Living Name 4/7/2010
2528. Your Words Stir Me 1/20/2010
2529. A Verb Went To Town 6/29/2011
2530. A 17th Century Curse 3/5/2011
2531. Only The Wind 5/26/2013
2532. A Catalogue Of Insomnia 4/11/2010
2533. Abuse Me 5/24/2011
2534. Into Thin Air 8/17/2011
2535. A Beautiful Man's Mind 9/5/2011
2536. A Beakers Full Of Love 4/6/2010
2537. Anger And Patience 1/20/2010
2538. A Dream 4/2/2010
2539. Big City Hospital 6/6/2011
2540. I Think We Were Never Strangers 8/21/2011
2541. How Much Are Words Like Bridges 6/15/2011
2542. How The World Engraves Itself Upon Our Being 5/6/2012
2543. I Am That 6/15/2011
2544. A Bear Came To Dinner 6/15/2011
2545. A Dream For You 9/5/2011
2546. A House Breathes Through Its Bones 6/3/2011
2547. Anti-Love Poem #1 12/29/2009
Best Poem of Patti Masterman

Anti-Love Poem #1

When you've loved someone,
As much as you're capable of,
Just let them go. Even better,
Don't write about them- ever.
If you must, let it be once only
And let that be as their epitaph.
Let the seasons and the wind
Sweep away the painful memories
Don't try to re-start fire from a faded puff of smoke.
And give yourself some time to recover.

If you must write thousands of lines
About what went wrong, or why,
For gods sake burn it- burn it quickly
Don't leave it lying around for others eyes to see
And for the dance line to start forming behind you:...

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We Came Together

We came together at the window,
Through which, we watched the days unfold;
So is this our ending; merely syntax
At the cusp, where winds grew cold?

Did we lose that joy and wonder
That once so long ago, we'd touched;
Did mundane hours finally sunder-
Did I become for you, just crutch?

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