Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

1921. A Thousand Ghosts 9/12/2016
1922. That Which You Are Seeking's Seeking You 4/23/2016
1923. The Less I Think 4/23/2016
1924. I'm Afraid Of Staring Faces 4/23/2016
1925. Indigent 4/23/2016
1926. A Virtual Carnival 5/1/2016
1927. A Poison Stirs 5/1/2016
1928. Waking Or Dreaming 5/1/2016
1929. Once True 7/17/2014
1930. The Summoning Knife 1/24/2015
1931. Only Your Grave Is Really Yours 6/11/2017
1932. The Narcissist 6/23/2017
1933. Unknown Terrain 8/1/2017
1934. Things Fixed And Moveable 9/16/2017
1935. De Somniorum Meam 4/3/2017
1936. False Start 11/18/2017
1937. High Country 1/15/2018
1938. Sacramentum 4/16/2018
1939. The Sun Sings In You 1/29/2015
1940. Abracadabra 3/6/2014
1941. All These Thoughts I Think 5/11/2014
1942. Nullum Locum Latendi 12/6/2013
1943. Trapped Between Worlds 8/13/2013
1944. Hominid 3/28/2013
1945. Mars And Jupiter In A Cup 3/21/2013
1946. The Flesh Sits Lightly On The Bone 12/24/2012
1947. Slow Down Time 12/24/2012
1948. Don'T Try To Write For The Masses 9/29/2012
1949. Electron Dust 8/4/2012
1950. The Day I Won'T Eat Hot Dogs 7/4/2012
1951. Mother Of All Exiles 6/25/2012
1952. A Quick-Change Heart 3/29/2012
1953. There's A Fire In My Veins- But It's Not Love 3/13/2012
1954. One Fallen Star 3/8/2012
1955. Dogged Wonder 3/4/2012
1956. I Don'T Look Too Close 2/17/2012
1957. A Sky Too Far 2/18/2012
1958. When You Dance 2/5/2012
1959. Every Day In Every Way 12/5/2011
1960. Begging The Question 1/24/2012

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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