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Rated: E · Folder · Experience · #796498
Poems that don't rhyme or follow traditional forms
Here is all my free verse, except for what was written in high school and college.
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Portfolio -> Free Verse Poetry
    Rated: E · History · #2193328
    “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” — L.P. Hartley
    Rated: E · Death · #2189470
    My dad is dying and it’s hard to watch
    Rated: E · Arts · #2187825
    What it says is what it's about
    Rated: E · Family · #2178313
    My family and are slipping away from each other
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2177621
    Holidays are hard sometimes
    Rated: E · Religious · #2175254
    A call for coordination of efforts
    Rated: E · Personal · #2162419
    1 John 4:19: “We love him, because he first loved us.”
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2159459
    Rants on social media don’t help anyone.
    Rated: E · Personal · #2159076
    Singing lessons as life.
    Rated: E · Religious · #2150967
    For panel discussion at Mormon Scholars in the Humanities 2018 conference
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2146805
    For example, this poem was like a grain of sand ...
    Rated: E · Family · #2145252
    My oldest son left for college
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2143188
    Christmas lights in my neighborhood
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #2142980
    Inspired by 2 Nephi 2:11. Loosely chiastic.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2139822
    Not knowing is hard. Not wanting to know is harder.
    Rated: E · Biographical · #2135548
    Reflections on a 4-wheeling expedition
    Rated: E · Personal · #2133504
    Playing around with the ideas about vibration. Loose chiastic structure.
    Rated: E · Personal · #2130648
    Reflecting on the time my son first went through the temple
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2120112
    For my son's teacher, who recently lost her own son
    Rated: E · Religious · #2102820
    People are hard to understand
    Rated: E · Personal · #2099750
    What happened one Saturday in October
    Rated: E · Religious · #2094835
    To the members of my LDS ward family who struggle
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #2082504
    Inspired by the general conference talk "Refuge from the Storm," by Elder Patrick Kearon
    Rated: ASR · Religious · #2078461
    For panel discussion at Mormon Scholars in the Humanities 2016 conference
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2063414
    Soliloquy of a wise man, written for a family Christmas celebration
    Rated: E · Religious · #1992341
    For the 2014 Mormon Lit Blitz
    Rated: E · Nature · #1956596
    Autumn evokes conflicting desires to rest and to fly
    Rated: E · Family · #1905478
    Gifts from my little one
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1904087
    It's hard to write creatively about a subject that has been so overdone
    Rated: E · Nature · #1902968
    Waiting for outdoor practice to end, I notice the season in flux around me.
    Rated: 13+ · Religious · #1900679
    A fortunate fall
    Rated: E · Scientific · #1898867
    On the recent discovery of PH1, a circumbinary planet orbited by two more distant stars
    Rated: E · Religious · #1880006
    Based on Isaiah 21:11-12 and Doctrine & Covenants 50:24; 98:12
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1868225
    This poem uses required words: hero, hidden, haunting, hollow, horse, hands, heart, honor
    Rated: E · Religious · #1863818
    Nourishment of body and soul
    Rated: E · Family · #1849587
    Will I recognize you in the next life?
    Rated: E · Holiday · #1831334
    Poem written for my sister to give with Christmas gifts of walnuts from her tree
    Rated: E · Religious · #1826200
    Tooling around on Google Earth
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #1823767
    In memory of my mother-in-law
    Rated: E · Dark · #1819519
    Teenage children can make you feel invisible
    Rated: E · Nature · #1805033
    We are not a blight on the earth, nor do we stand outside of nature
    Rated: E · Arts · #1804798
    Creating is like controlled destruction
    Rated: E · Arts · #1800445
    Based on a Portrait of a Lady by Rogier Van Der Weyden
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #1799840
    Written to the prompt "death by ..."
    Rated: E · Death · #1799638
    A Spoon River Anthology inspired poem: a soliloquy delivered from beyond the grave
    Rated: E · Family · #1799355
    Working against dementia is working against time
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1799023
    Some people are so hard to help
    Rated: E · Comedy · #1798465
    The escalator is always broken at the wrong time, isn't it?
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1791564
    On depression
    Rated: E · Religious · #1775080
    The worth of souls is great ...
    Rated: E · Nature · #1771448
    She looks innocent enough ...
    Rated: E · Personal · #1761494
    How do I go over the hill without going over the hill?
    Rated: E · Nature · #1751328
    The best things in life are free
    Rated: E · Personal · #1721158
    Superstitions don't die—they just resurface in different forms
    Rated: E · Writing · #1667879
    About writing and creating
    Rated: E · Personal · #1623853
    Feeling my mother's mortality
    Rated: E · Religious · #1617437
    It just isn't Christmas without music, in tune or otherwise
    Rated: E · Personal · #1613158
    Working through writer's block
    Rated: E · Family · #1591210
    For my oldest son
    Rated: E · Death · #1567981
    How would you prefer to die?
    Rated: E · Experience · #1562633
    Response to Billy Collins' poem "Neither Snow" http://tiny.cc/LLl1a
    Rated: E · Personal · #1545559
    What I leave behind
    Rated: E · Personal · #1542036
    About a miscarriage
    Rated: E · Personal · #1538744
    "... man is a child of God—a God in embryo." (Marion G. Romney)
    Rated: E · Personal · #1527653
    Frantic days
    Rated: E · Personal · #1527224
    Signature poem for MESSAGES ON THE WATER, available at lulu.com
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1518847
    Hoarding hurt
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #1474059
    Summer is delicious
    Rated: E · Nature · #1428371
    Spring-like winter weather
    Rated: E · Family · #1251280
    For my four boys
    Rated: E · Writing · #1235185
    Like wringing water from a stone
    Rated: E · Nature · #1234227
    Can't wait for spring!
    Rated: E · Nature · #1232592
    Out walking with my 20-month-old son
    Rated: E · Nature · #1231832
    Wild vs. civilized
    Rated: E · Personal · #1199764
    Walking at night in the snow
    Rated: E · Personal · #1188031
    Blessings come slowly sometimes
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #1102325
    Alluding to Malachi 3:10
    Rated: E · Nature · #881239
    Why are nature's cast-offs so much better than ours?
    Rated: E · Religious · #842219
    Based on Genesis 32:24-28
    Rated: E · Personal · #809274
    Written in high school
    Rated: ASR · Religious · #779564
    Hanging on for dear life
    Rated: E · Death · #724924
    Written in high school
    Rated: E · Spiritual · #724545
    The reason I keep writing, even when it seems like a waste of time
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