& Opening Book

Clicking on the Image will take you to whichever Poem you would like to view. These pages are from my published book of poetry – Opening Book. Contact me if you would like to purchase a copy. The block prints at the bottom of the pages are not in the original.

Page 9 The Evening Coming

Page 9The Evening Coming
Free Verse; Lyric

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Page 10-12The Ghost at High Tide
Free Verse; Dramatic Monologue

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Page 13 A Broken Promise

Page 13A Broken Promise
Free Verse; Lyric

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Page 14 The Death of Li Po

Page 14The Death of Li Po
Free Verse

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Page 15 There was a Woman

Page 15There was a Woman
Free Verse

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Page 16 (Haiku) Summer

Page 16Summer
Haiku

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Page 16 The Two Trees

Page 16-17The Two Trees
Free Verse

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Page 17 - (Haiku) Bouquet

Page 17Bouquet
Haiku

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Page 18 Some Things are Loveliest

Page 18-19Some Things are Loveliest
Free Verse

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Page 20 - And I am never...

Page 20And I am never…
Free Verse

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Page 21 After Chaos

Page 21-22After Chaos
Free Verse

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Page 23 - Something Within

Page 23Something Within
Shakespearean Sonnet

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Page 24 - Zen & Four Crows

Page 24Zen & Four Crows
Free Verse

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Page 25 - Two Haiku

Page 25a ways to fall… & Ohio
Haiku

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Page 26 The Merry-go-Round

Page 26The Merry-go-round
Shakespearean Sonnet

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Page 27 The Fox watches the Moon

Page 27-28 - The Fox Watches the Moon
Free Verse

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Page 29 - Three Haiku

Page 29firefly, low tide, & dogwood
Haiku

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Page 30 Spider Spider

Page 30 - Spider Spider
Free Verse

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Page 31 Prologue to a Play by Thomas Holcroft

Page 31-32Prologue to a Play by Thomas Holcroft
Dramatic Verse; Heroic Couplets; Iambic Pentameter

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Page 33 The Farmer Wife's Complaint

Page 33The Farmer Wife’s Complaint
Humorous, Shakespearean Sonnet, Iambic Pentameter

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Page 34 My Bridge is like a Rainbow

Page 34-38My Bridge is like a Rainbow
Blank Verse; Dramatic Monologue

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Page 39 Wedding Preamble

Page 39The Wedding Preamble
Blank Verse

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Page 40 Spring Lyric

Page 40- Spring Lyric
Iambic Tetrameter; Rhyming

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Page 41 Come Out!

Page 41-42Come Out!
AUDIO
Blank Verse, Dramatic Monologue

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Page 43 All Hallows' Eve

Page 43-51 - All Hallows’ Eve
(First Post of Three
) Narrative Blank Verse

Page 52 All Hallows' Eve

Page 52-61All Hallows’ Eve
(Second Post of Three)
Narrative Blank Verse

Page 62 All Hallows' Eve

Page 62-71All Hallows’ Eve
(Third Post of Three)
Narrative Blank Verse

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Page 72 Given

Page 72Given
Iambic Tetrameter; Rhyming

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page-73 3 Haiku

Page 73grackles, stubbled fields, grass so small
Haiku

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Page 74 The Green Gate

Page 74-77The Green Gate
Blank Verse; Dramatic Monologue

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Page 78 Unbidden

Page 78Unbidden
Iambic Tetrameter; Rhyming