Patti Masterman


Patti Masterman Poems

1201. American Auschwitz 12/12/2010
1202. Shouting To Listen 12/14/2010
1203. No Man Knows 1/15/2011
1204. Time Is Short 1/15/2011
1205. Episodic Sterility 1/15/2011
1206. Signed In Herringbone 1/15/2011
1207. Is There A World In Shadow 1/16/2011
1208. Earth Is The Repository 1/16/2011
1209. Some Things Burn 1/16/2011
1210. Some Anniversaries 1/16/2011
1211. Beautiful Eyes 1/16/2011
1212. The Mortuary Director's Children 1/16/2011
1213. Poemhunter Antics 1/21/2011
1214. Lilies 1/23/2011
1215. The Soul Within The Man 1/23/2011
1216. Morning Always Comes Too Soon 1/23/2011
1217. I See Them In My Dreams Each Night 1/23/2011
1218. Ad Nauseum 1/23/2011
1219. Some Rules To Remember 1/23/2011
1220. Sometimes Better 1/26/2011
1221. Foreboding 1/27/2011
1222. Turn Away To The Day 1/27/2011
1223. Dust Of The Dust 12/17/2010
1224. I Miss You 12/26/2010
1225. Like A Stone 12/26/2010
1226. Where The Flowers Lie 12/30/2010
1227. Written On The Breeze 12/30/2010
1228. Chain The Secret 12/30/2010
1229. Food For Thought 12/30/2010
1230. Vainglorious Ending 1/15/2011
1231. How Soon We Are Cinders 1/15/2011
1232. The Second Deadly Sin 1/29/2011
1233. After Dark Comes Grief 1/31/2011
1234. Place Fresh Cut Flowers 1/31/2011
1235. River To The Sea 2/4/2011
1236. The Ways Of Old Houses 2/4/2011
1237. Never Lived Weeds 2/4/2011
1238. On Living Till The End Of Time 2/4/2011
1239. Ancient Air Beneath The Stars 2/5/2011
1240. Strange Broken Glass 2/5/2011

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
    LINC

  • 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.
    -SJD

    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

The Belly Of The Beast

Lost in the belly of the beast,
We look up and see all those curving arches,
And we think then that we're in some majestic cathedral;
But the next sloping corridor takes us down to the mortuary,
The processing station, for what we are busy turning into.
But we still ignore the smell, as we're too busy believing
That for us, a great feast is being prepared-
Just like children at christmas time
Always believe the world is organized solely around them;

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