Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

2041. Eschatological Scat 2/11/2010
2042. To A Rune Stave I Lent My Hot Blood 2/6/2010
2043. Pyromania 1/26/2010
2044. Taciturn Midnight 2/8/2010
2045. Prissy Little Beauty Queens 2/21/2010
2046. I Don'T Like Long Poems 2/27/2010
2047. Colors On A Butterfly's Wing 3/7/2010
2048. Corpus Mundi 3/24/2010
2049. The Head's The Thing 4/2/2010
2050. Sing Auld Lang Syne 4/2/2010
2051. Sol Invictus 3/30/2010
2052. You Don'T Realize 4/8/2010
2053. With My Harley-Davidson Lighter 4/11/2010
2054. Be Very Afraid 4/11/2010
2055. The Customer Is Always Right 4/12/2010
2056. The Axe Is Blood Red 4/12/2010
2057. Just Let The Darkness Come 4/15/2010
2058. I'M Not As Young As Old 4/15/2010
2059. Suffer The Little Children - Sonnet 4/15/2010
2060. If At First I Had Seen You 4/17/2010
2061. Welcome To Your Long Dying 4/19/2010
2062. Punch Lines - A Memorial 4/20/2010
2063. Some Advice For The Trip 4/20/2010
2064. Limericks 4/20/2010
2065. Bob Limericks 4/20/2010
2066. Poetry Hopscotch 4/20/2010
2067. Dogma In My Hymn 4/20/2010
2068. A Question's In Her Eyes - Sonnet 6/18/2010
2069. The Peace That War Knows 7/15/2010
2070. Love Is A Mannequin Dressed In Rags 6/29/2010
2071. Long Distance Runner 10/17/2010
2072. All Things Move In A Circular Motion 9/20/2010
2073. Vast Leaped The Candle's Flame 9/20/2010
2074. Why Do We Treat Our Loved Ones The Worst 11/1/2010
2075. Childhood's Christmas 12/14/2010
2076. Falling Forever 2/14/2011
2077. Cinderella, In An Alternate Universe 3/15/2011
2078. Sleep In Many Dreams 3/17/2011
2079. Stay Out Of My Head 5/11/2011
2080. Ode To Blue 4/17/2011

Comments about Patti Masterman

  • 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!

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  • 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

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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