Poetry

Some of my better poetry, arranged in chronological order. (Also check out my haiku at 5seven5.)


News

NEW as of 09-08-2017:

I wrote a couple new poems recently, and posted them to the blog, but only just got around to adding them here. There's a sonnet called Epistolary and a villanelle called The Thing About Mistakes. Enjoy! Thanks.

NEW as of 12-12-2016:

New poem! Woo! Its subject should be obvious...

ETA: By the way, the poem is written in anapestic tetrameter (yes, I had to look that up, too), and has a rhyming scheme that is very similar to a Shakespearean sonnet, but with more lines, because I never know when to shut up.

NEW as of 01-09-2015:

I've been adding a number of poems over the last few days, as part of a project I've undertaken called Fun-a-Day, where you make something new every day for a month. Hope you like them!

Oh, also, I've made it simpler to get here! You can now use the much easier-to-remember url http://www.feanorsworkshop.com/poetry/ to access the poetry section of my site. Yay!



Old News



She Wore a Belt of Stars

A Man Sits Down and Begins Talking 4

A Man Sits Down and Begins Talking 6

A Man Sits Down and Begins Talking 10

A Man Sits Down and Begins Talking 11

A Man Sits Down and Begins Talking 12

The Theosophist

Men Stand Up and Being Walking

The Letter

The Looking

Timmy and the Dancing Bear

too obvious, at night

fire escapes

Can the Maker Repair What He Makes?

nowhere night going nowhere morning

Contemplations after disaster on a bridgetop looking out over drowned town

A Man Sits Down and Begins Talking 14

This Season's Eternal Offering

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another one

Paradox: Film Song Order Chaos Bird - a set of poems

The Mouth

The Night: Imagine a Color

Given

Old Obsessions

Hearing Voices

For Star on Her Birthday

Early

Red

Bargain

Ghazal of Opening

The Jackal or, At the Ceremony

Epistolary

The Thing About Mistakes








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