Patti Masterman


Patti Masterman Poems

2481. People Don'T Know Their Power 6/8/2011
2482. Spatial 7/10/2011
2483. Burn One Half Of All You Write 4/1/2011
2484. A Hundred Flowers Must Breathe 4/19/2010
2485. By The Wall, By The Tree 2/7/2010
2486. Dreamcatcher 3/29/2012
2487. Sylvester Had A Speech Impediment 3/13/2012
2488. Into Thin Air 8/17/2011
2489. And The Evening And The Morning Were The First Day 3/17/2015
2490. The Church Is Built On Bloody Bones 7/8/2012
2491. A Girl In Leather Shoes 6/12/2012
2492. If You'Re Sweet 4/30/2012
2493. Open Minds 4/12/2012
2494. She Looked Toward Tomorrow 3/16/2012
2495. How Time Spirals Outward 6/18/2012
2496. Worth Keeping 6/9/2016
2497. Words Have Souls 7/30/2013
2498. Body Is A Martyr 10/9/2017
2499. In A Tree Haunted Forest 7/4/2011
2500. You'Re The Sun In Moon 6/5/2011
2501. Choose Your Words Like Flowers 3/20/2011
2502. When The Slow Wave Creeps Into Your Sight 1/3/2010
2503. Hope Gives Lightness To The Child 1/2/2010
2504. An Embarrassment Of Freaks 12/29/2009
2505. Precepts Of Mortality 9/7/2014
2506. Small Flowers 8/19/2012
2507. Bessie Was A Cow 6/3/2012
2508. A Nony Moose 4/17/2010
2509. Where Are We Going 7/14/2012
2510. The Heart Foretells 12/28/2014
2511. Count The Stars 7/3/2011
2512. A Face Looks So Carnivorous 7/23/2010
2513. A Faith Of No Regrets 4/18/2010
2514. A Little Bit Of Sun In Me Still Shines 3/7/2010
2515. We Wear Human 8/20/2011
2516. A Woman 4/16/2011
2517. Immutable 5/29/2012
2518. We Are Not Long 5/1/2012
2519. Inflicted Upon Love 5/15/2012
2520. A Fable 4/11/2010

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
    LINC

  • 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.
    -SJD

    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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