Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

2081. A Universe's Song 8/25/2011
2082. Caveat Emptor 12/9/2011
2083. Inoculate 1/25/2012
2084. You'Re Your Truth 2/28/2012
2085. Three Vows: Emily Dickinson 4/24/2012
2086. Such An Angelic Smile 8/10/2012
2087. Be Dauntless 1/31/2013
2088. Sometimes Wind Moves In Secret 9/11/2011
2089. Only The Fake Blood Seems Real 7/2/2011
2090. The Mystery Of Bravery 7/18/2011
2091. The God Of Sea Disasters 6/1/2011
2092. The Faithful's Heaven 2/15/2011
2093. Butterfly Fly Free 10/17/2010
2094. Amusement Park 4/20/2010
2095. A Galaxy Of One 4/20/2010
2096. White Feathers Falling 5/4/2010
2097. Green Turtle 4/18/2010
2098. Don'T Be Jealous 4/18/2010
2099. A Nony Mouse 4/17/2010
2100. Witness Protection Program 4/13/2010
2101. Only You Can Save Yourself 4/13/2010
2102. Catechism 4/8/2010
2103. Keep Shining 4/6/2010
2104. Let The Dead Bury The Dead 3/15/2010
2105. Stars 2/17/2010
2106. Charmed Life 2/15/2010
2107. There's Magic In The Air - Pantoum 3/28/2010
2108. Four Elements 3/30/2010
2109. An Ironic Ending 4/12/2010
2110. They Say We Stand On The Shoulders Of Giants 4/12/2010
2111. I Put You On A Pedestal 4/13/2010
2112. The Rhyme Of The Mermaid 4/19/2010
2113. Come To Jesus 11/1/2010
2114. Helen Keller's Dream 5/15/2011
2115. Paisley World 3/24/2011
2116. Sleep Apnea 6/18/2011
2117. Lightning Bugs 9/5/2011
2118. Dead Porno Stars 9/20/2011
2119. Angel Angel 8/25/2011
2120. Dying's What You Do 10/22/2012
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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