Val Morehouse

Rookie - 4 Points (California)

Val Morehouse Poems

81. Soliloquy 6/27/2009
82. Healed 7/18/2009
83. Machete 9/7/2009
84. Liberator 4/21/2007
85. Life Story 6/3/2007
86. Waiting For The Folks 6/3/2007
87. Winter People 11/18/2007
88. Hunter (Haiku) 12/27/2006

Comments about Val Morehouse

  • Elizabeth Emerick Wilholt (8/30/2008 9:19:00 AM)

    Val is a very talented and accomplished poet. And a gorgeous redhead to boot!

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Best Poem of Val Morehouse

Liberator

Like a lover he enters my life,
carrying his dark purpose into the bedroom.
Each thing opens to him like a map.

Here, today's headlines screaming of home invasion
lie blanketed on that chair
where yesterday's clothing is crucified.

There, empty shoes gathering blackness.
Keeping silent on the nightstand, that traitor the
alarm clock winks its digital eye.

He fans out the credit cards like
flirtatious birds eager to fly on plastic wings.
Closeted, the jackets and dresses line up,

Emaciated prisoners praying for liberation.
He pats them ...

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Paperwork

New city. No job. No apartment.
Behold the unemployed,
plastic slicker dripping like a lab specimen
ready for formaldehyde;
or a turkey in cold storage.
All bad judgment and worse luck,
will my number ever turn up?

Moving in lines toward desks

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