Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

2481. Sylvester Had A Speech Impediment 3/13/2012
2482. Into Thin Air 8/17/2011
2483. And The Evening And The Morning Were The First Day 3/17/2015
2484. The Church Is Built On Bloody Bones 7/8/2012
2485. A Girl In Leather Shoes 6/12/2012
2486. How Time Spirals Outward 6/18/2012
2487. Open Minds 4/12/2012
2488. If You'Re Sweet 4/30/2012
2489. She Looked Toward Tomorrow 3/16/2012
2490. Words Have Souls 7/30/2013
2491. Worth Keeping 6/9/2016
2492. In A Tree Haunted Forest 7/4/2011
2493. You'Re The Sun In Moon 6/5/2011
2494. When The Slow Wave Creeps Into Your Sight 1/3/2010
2495. Hope Gives Lightness To The Child 1/2/2010
2496. An Embarrassment Of Freaks 12/29/2009
2497. Precepts Of Mortality 9/7/2014
2498. Small Flowers 8/19/2012
2499. Bessie Was A Cow 6/3/2012
2500. A Nony Moose 4/17/2010
2501. Where Are We Going 7/14/2012
2502. The Heart Foretells 12/28/2014
2503. Count The Stars 7/3/2011
2504. A Face Looks So Carnivorous 7/23/2010
2505. A Faith Of No Regrets 4/18/2010
2506. A Little Bit Of Sun In Me Still Shines 3/7/2010
2507. We Wear Human 8/20/2011
2508. A Woman 4/16/2011
2509. Immutable 5/29/2012
2510. Inflicted Upon Love 5/15/2012
2511. We Are Not Long 5/1/2012
2512. A Fable 4/11/2010
2513. Travertine Grotto 6/29/2012
2514. He Stabbed Her With The Butter Knife 9/9/2012
2515. Things They Never Taught In School 7/2/2011
2516. In The Mirror 6/6/2011
2517. Sympathetic Magic 5/12/2012
2518. And The Elephant Played Ukulele 11/11/2011
2519. If I Were A Moon 2/19/2012
2520. I Can'T Help But Love You 8/26/2011
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

Don'T Try To Decode Me

Don't try to decode me;
Enter into any liberties,
Never try to read my mind,
So aloof cause you're not my kind.

You're a bore and so uncouth;
And you wouldn't know the truth
If it bludgeoned you in the eye-
And this is all more reason why

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