Teaser: Table of Contents from my book

November 21, 2009

Here are all the poem titles for you to get excited about:

The Watcher

Contents

Section One: Fruit

Miles Davis “In a Silent Way” 15

Drunkenness 17

Creating Eden 18

Cycles 19

Hum 20

Concrete Jungle 22

Grandmother! 23

Numb Monday 25

And It Is Already the Middle of Another April 26

Fatigue Is 27

Wisdom Tooth 28

Housewife’s Lament 29

The Sandman’s Mistake 30

Carpe Diem 31

Ashtray 33

Bad Trip (The Spirit Warrior) 34

Section Two: Leaves

In Lust I Trust 41

The Way Our Bodies Fit Together 43

Gray Sky 44

Solder 45

Places 46

Oh to paint my lover’s laughter 48

The Nap 49

One of Those Poems 50

Love for Breakfast 51

capturing your essence 52

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Drifting and luscious 54

The Weeping Willow’s Desire 55

Triptych for a Bride 57

Longing 58

Harem 59

Section Three: Branches

Metaphors for Growing a New Human Being 65

Supernova in the Dark 66

Cravings: A Poem Pregnant with Humor 67

Urban Love Reality 69

ninth month haiku trio 70

Birthing Moon 71

mother-daughter moments 72

in this slice of life 73

Bedtime 75

Section Four: Trunk

Education 79

At the bar 80

The Pleasure Seekers 81

Writing in the 21st Century

(How Penmanship Became Typing) 82

Oneness 83

At the Entrance 84

Phonetic Surrender 85

Semiprecious 86

Fickle Inspiration 87

Paris 88

Maryjane 89

Painting Sounds through Touch (My Synaesthesia) 90

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College Boy 91

Fool’s Gold Love 92

Street Walk Song 94

Estella 95

Winter Woman March 96

Section Five: Roots

Summer of ’93 99

Chimeralove 102

Nightmare (sonnet #1) 103

Nightmare (sonnet #2) 104

Macedonian Nocturne 105

Eleven days 108

Photograph 109

How it began 110

To the Tailor 111

Porch Summers 112

The Death of the Captive Bear 113

Tragedy in the Snow 114

Note to Self 115

THE PRAIRIE 118

Tribute to a Best Friend 119

Thanks, Jim 120

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2 Responses to “Teaser: Table of Contents from my book”

  1. Julie Says:

    Writing titles is a difficult task. Yours seem most enticing. My favorite – probably The Death of the Captive Bear and Drunkenness


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