Stanley Cooper

Rookie - 20 Points (August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Stanley Cooper Poems

41. An Infant’s Point Of View 7/26/2010
42. An Ode To A Lame Duck 12/2/2007
43. And The Spin Goes On 12/10/2006
44. And What Are You Doing For Christmas 12/30/2010
45. Angelic Me 8/27/2010
46. Anthropomorphism 10/11/2007
47. Anti-Symmetric 10/6/2007
48. Anything For A Buck 11/24/2010
49. Apples And Oranges 12/6/2005
50. Artistic Integrity 12/30/2005
51. Artistic Snobbery 8/24/2008
52. Askance 12/19/2011
53. Aunt Eva 6/27/2009
54. B C 10/11/2007
55. Baconian Theorem 12/29/2005
56. Bah Humbug 12/14/2005
57. Bailing-Out Poor Broke Me 4/14/2009
58. Baseball And Life 9/19/2007
59. Before I Was Dead 9/28/2009
60. Belly Up 1/27/2006
61. Between Our Ears 4/6/2008
62. Between The Lines 3/9/2006
63. Beyond One’s Nose 2/22/2008
64. Bible Stories 1/9/2006
65. Bilingual I’m Not 2/4/2008
66. Bird-Brainery 12/19/2011
67. Birth Of Our Nation 11/3/2009
68. Birthdays 3/10/2009
69. Bleeped Off 12/31/2005
70. Blow Your Bugle, Soldier Man 6/29/2009
71. Brain Abuse 8/22/2012
72. Bullfighting 3/31/2010
73. Bushy-Tailed Cronies 3/8/2006
74. Busy 1/5/2006
75. But That’s How It Is 8/21/2010
76. Campaign Code Words 3/5/2008
77. Cannibal Eating Rites (Or Wrongs) 12/19/2005
78. Capital Punishment 1/5/2007
79. Cat Of Nine Tails 9/26/2006
80. Caught In The Middle 12/4/2005

Comments about Stanley Cooper

  • Sallie Howson (5/10/2007 4:21:00 PM)

    thoroughly enjoying reading your poetry. sallie

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  • Michael Shepherd (1/10/2006 4:48:00 AM)

    Hi Stanley. I enjoy your lively mind and wish I'd come to your poems earlier... but here I am now. It does you credit, and all power and good health to you. Take care. Michael

  • G. Murdock (12/12/2005 9:06:00 PM)

    A renaissance man and wordman of impeccable wit. This is how a review of your work would read if it were written by me. I enjoyed all of your works. Thanks for your poetry Mr. Cooper

Best Poem of Stanley Cooper


Punctuation, stepchild tool of writing
Does not get it’s write-ful due
If we stopped this literate slighting
It would be a literal coup

The period we see as a dot
Has such a vital essence
The reason we use it a lot
Is to forestall a run-on sentence.

Colons: are sometimes used
To act as sentencing braces
Colons called semi; help us fuse
Connecting multiple phrases

To combine a compound adjective
The hyphen-comes into play
Question marks? are for the inquisitive
While commas, show delay

If writing is your avocation
And hope ...

Read the full of Punctuation


A euphemism is a verbal tool
Masking grief as acceptably cool
This vocal contrivance, succinctly euphemistic
Glosses over facts distressfully realistic

Observe, when a dear one dies
Rather then say it, we belie and deny
To proclaim he's dead is not easy to say
We euphemistically voice, 'He's passed away'

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