Tom J. Mariani Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1.
1968 Talking About The Revolution

I took off my glasses
that I might see
I took off my shoes
that I might be
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2.
***05-09**symptoms Of Being A Poet

What does one do
If one finds oneself
Suffering the symptoms
Of being a poet?
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3.
**[revised 11-19-09] Getting Through October And Beyond

What was it about October
That made us think
Spring would not be coming back?
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4.

Had the grandkids overnight
Dinner baths and do homework
Before TV - - - their Mom said
Before TV
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5.
****12-10-09* Monepic Poetry

Oh
No
Sop
Go
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7.
****02-22-10****it Wasn'T About Singing And Dancing

We wanted to watch
Them sing and dance
Yet no one would hire them
Out of SF's Chinatown
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8.
***03-25=2010*** How In The Hell Are They Still Standing?

I keep seeing people who should be dead
They're not be in the morgue yet
I don't see why
What is keeping them moving breathing
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9.
*** 08-25-09 ***the Kennedys - - - Myth Or Reality?

Ted Kennedy: February 22,1932 -
August 25,2009 - - - 77 years
Why we never had to
Take him out
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10.
***july 1 2009***giving His Boots A Rest

He is resting
In a comfortable Library chair
With his boots and jacket on
His backpack is nearby
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