Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

1841. Love Over Us, Come Reign 3/21/2013
1842. In The Dim Light 3/21/2013
1843. The Soul's The Memory Of Itself 3/21/2013
1844. I'M A Devil And An Angel 3/21/2013
1845. Somewhere Under Stars That Shine 3/21/2013
1846. Friends Are Apparitions 3/28/2013
1847. Belated Apology 3/28/2013
1848. Blue Is The New Black 3/28/2013
1849. Ruinous Lover On Blue Satin 3/28/2013
1850. The Great Forgetting 3/28/2013
1851. Sold For A Song 4/3/2013
1852. In The Many-Colored Blue 4/28/2013
1853. The Id Is Only A Lid 5/13/2013
1854. Watch-Ghost 5/14/2013
1855. The Eyes Beholder 6/28/2013
1856. Where Evil Would Have Lived 6/28/2013
1857. What I Knew For Certain 6/28/2013
1858. Safe In Your Forever Dream 6/28/2013
1859. Drowning In Air 5/26/2013
1860. Dire Solitudes: Bruno Shulz 7/1/2013
1861. The Sovereign 7/14/2013
1862. On Some Inviolate Shore 7/30/2013
1863. Sing The Anthropomorphic Song 7/30/2013
1864. I Could Do Worse 7/30/2013
1865. The Earths Long Turning 7/30/2013
1866. The Brain As Engine Of Survival 7/30/2013
1867. Ambiguous 8/13/2013
1868. Tossed Treasure 8/13/2013
1869. The Night Is So Long Before The Dead Begin To Speak 8/13/2013
1870. Something Worth Remembering 8/13/2013
1871. Let There Be Magic 9/13/2013
1872. Baptizing Light 9/13/2013
1873. Spirits Born Again 9/21/2013
1874. Some Long, Belated Day 9/21/2013
1875. Audacious Love 9/21/2013
1876. Urbem Mortis 12/6/2013
1877. And Where Could Be Heaven 12/6/2013
1878. In Sighing Dust 12/7/2013
1879. Being, Invincibly 12/19/2013
1880. Unlucky 1/14/2014
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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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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