Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

1241. On Living Till The End Of Time 2/4/2011
1242. Ancient Air Beneath The Stars 2/5/2011
1243. Strange Broken Glass 2/5/2011
1244. The Indifference Of Paper Kaleidoscopes 2/5/2011
1245. Change Waits For The Dawn 2/5/2011
1246. Sociopaths 101 2/11/2011
1247. Subtle Angel 2/11/2011
1248. Nemesis 2/11/2011
1249. Poke (Her) & Strip 2/11/2011
1250. A Lifetime To Forget 2/12/2011
1251. Salutary Graces 2/12/2011
1252. Darker Hearts 2/14/2011
1253. Aunt Louise 2/14/2011
1254. Kami-Kaze Dinner Test 2/14/2011
1255. Another One 2/14/2011
1256. The Smoke Says Its Name 11/4/2010
1257. Other Worlds Of Nether-Seas 11/4/2010
1258. Bedazzled 11/4/2010
1259. Bright As Eternity 11/4/2010
1260. Ayn Rand 11/4/2010
1261. Schizoid Robots 11/4/2010
1262. They Made Me Love You 1/15/2011
1263. Hopscotch In Metal 1/15/2011
1264. Spider In The Wineglass 2/14/2011
1265. Illiterate 2/14/2011
1266. On A Bad Day 2/16/2011
1267. Wings Behind The Sculptor 2/17/2011
1268. In Time, Forget 2/17/2011
1269. To Picture Him Faceless 2/18/2011
1270. Thirst 2/18/2011
1271. Remoteness 2/18/2011
1272. When You Get Older 2/19/2011
1273. It's Love, I Will Remember 2/19/2011
1274. Alone 2/19/2011
1275. Self-Replication 2/19/2011
1276. Fooled Again 2/19/2011
1277. What Runs Downhill 2/19/2011
1278. Reading A Latin American Author 2/19/2011
1279. Our Brains Are An Atlas Of The Ways Of The World 2/20/2011
1280. What Was Never Said Could Have Made All The Difference 2/21/2011
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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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The Narcissist

I have done every bad thing you could imagine; and others you could not have thought of. I have done bad and worse, many times over, not really aware of having made a choice at all.

Yes I have done a lot of bad things, but it only pains me rarely; much later than it ought to, and occasionally it keeps me from sleep, or awakens me too early, but it's not enough. Never enough to make me stop. You would think I would sense something about my life is not right. You would be wrong. I am more likel

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