Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

561. Nothing More 4/13/2010
562. Take Me, My Love, To The Gunnery Range 4/13/2010
563. In The Early, Uneven Twilight 4/13/2010
564. There's An Old Woman Slowly Eats Me Alive 4/13/2010
565. Is Your Magic Really True? 4/13/2010
566. And The Wild Birds Came Back Home 4/13/2010
567. Please Don'T 4/13/2010
568. Auspicious 4/13/2010
569. And...And 4/13/2010
570. I Was Kidnapped By A Smell 4/13/2010
571. Mr. Hoffenstein, I Presume 4/13/2010
572. Damn The War And Damn The Bullets 4/12/2010
573. A Mistake 4/12/2010
574. I See The Rows Going By 4/12/2010
575. The Ship Of My Words Is Sinking 4/13/2010
576. Nothing's Changed 4/13/2010
577. The Lights Finally Go Out 4/13/2010
578. May God Save The Queen 4/13/2010
579. A Severe Civility Rests Within 4/13/2010
580. Ergo Sum 4/13/2010
581. In The Eye Of The God 4/13/2010
582. Mouth-Breather 4/13/2010
583. Writing Is So Close To Making Love 4/13/2010
584. The Tiniest 4/13/2010
585. The Stalker Stalks 4/13/2010
586. My Living Presence 4/13/2010
587. Flames That Never Die 4/13/2010
588. The Barest Tree 4/13/2010
589. Nobody Knows 4/14/2010
590. Moving In Slow Motion Only Toward You 4/14/2010
591. Slow Music's Best 4/14/2010
592. The Faster I Run 4/14/2010
593. The Vulture 4/14/2010
594. We Love A Mystery 4/14/2010
595. Dipsy-Doodle 4/14/2010
596. Battle Of Wits With An Unarmed Snake 4/14/2010
597. The Soul 4/14/2010
598. Ordinary Nightmares 4/14/2010
599. Flames And Eyes 4/14/2010
600. In Men's Clear Eyes 4/14/2010

Comments about Patti Masterman

  • Smoky Hoss (8/28/2011 9:17:00 AM)

    Patti's words flow like oxygen through the lungs and blood through the heart, bringing life, and the exhileration of living, to her grateful readers. The world is a bit better place thanks to her poetry.

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  • Amy Lalala (6/22/2011 11:41:00 PM)

    So i randomly came across a poem you had commented on, what you said reminded me alot of something my dad would say so i decided to scope you out.
    It probably doesn't mean much coming from a 17 year old but i really enjoyed reading your poetry!

  • Barbara Clafton (6/20/2011 4:53:00 PM)

    Patti, your poetry is brilliant, inspiring and moving. Thankyou for sharing your creativity with us x

  • Laura Inès Nùñez Cremades (7/15/2010 5:10:00 PM)

    You 'Last goodbye' poem reminded me of my mother.
    I was deeply moved.
    Beatiful work

  • Booklover Tv Lounger (3/7/2010 3:56:00 PM)

    You're a really great poet. I enjoy your poems very much. A nice addition to the PH community. I wish you every happiness and all the best.

    P.S: Couldn't help myself from not saying THANK YOU for your bio summary. It helped with the login problem I get with PH. (and all this time I thought it was my lousy comp; P) .

  • Carol Gall (1/9/2010 5:53:00 AM)

    patti is my friend she is an amazing poet writes from her heart and loves hard
    i can see patti in egyption times or in a futuristic world she is a kind and caring person i love her poetry you never know what to expect and that makes it all the more exciting thanks patti for being the excellent poet your are and for being my friend keep writing you are a natural poet patti also loves to laugh
    and she often make others laugh too

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:...

Read the full of Anti-Love Poem #1

Anti-Love Poem #2

Ever since Romeo and Juliet
Repulsed lovers have considered suicide
As just an offshoot of unrequited love-
Even if the love was refused from the start
Or only existed as a delusion in the mind of the deluded.

I suggest that in modern life
What with plastics, antibiotics, and all this stuff
We have other options to the suicide-only impulse

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