Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

1081. Niche Life 7/30/2010
1082. I Thought You Were A Man 7/30/2010
1083. To Kiss His Scars 7/30/2010
1084. Playing Pretend With A Friend 7/30/2010
1085. I Am Love's Savant 8/9/2010
1086. Hock The Stars And Ration The Sun 8/9/2010
1087. I Had To Cut The Heart Strings 8/9/2010
1088. Graveyard Angels 8/9/2010
1089. Untold Worlds 8/9/2010
1090. The Steak Tartare Had Painted Toenails 8/25/2010
1091. A Naked Smile Falls Into The Prehistoric Insignificance Of The Flesh 8/25/2010
1092. He Said That He Had A Dream 8/25/2010
1093. There Is Music 8/25/2010
1094. The Smallest Mercies Can Save A Soul 8/25/2010
1095. The Secret Lives Of Others 8/25/2010
1096. Crimson Kings - Sonnet 8/25/2010
1097. Beggar's Moon 8/25/2010
1098. I Will Feel Nothing When You Die 8/25/2010
1099. Bottoming Out 8/25/2010
1100. Nothing's As Dead As A Fish 7/15/2010
1101. A Song Forgotten 7/15/2010
1102. The Dead Breathe Through The Door Of Sky 7/15/2010
1103. Don'T Even Ask 7/15/2010
1104. I Pray The Most In Blue Breaths Of Sky 7/15/2010
1105. Imagined Moonlight 7/15/2010
1106. There Are Places 7/15/2010
1107. I Wake Up Greedy To Live 7/15/2010
1108. Even The Moon Has Forgotten My Face 7/15/2010
1109. The Sky Is The Quartermaster 7/15/2010
1110. What's Easiest In Coming Is Never Appreciated 7/15/2010
1111. His Beautiful Complexity Is Difficult 7/15/2010
1112. Living With Your Heart Outside Your Body 7/15/2010
1113. Another Bored Meeting 7/15/2010
1114. Yelena 7/23/2010
1115. A Token Fly Poem 7/23/2010
1116. The Shortest Distance 7/23/2010
1117. Beggarman, Thief 7/23/2010
1118. The Octave Of My Error 7/23/2010
1119. This Is Only My False Identity 7/23/2010
1120. To Speed Up, You Should Slow Down First 7/23/2010

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

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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