Ben Paynter

Rookie - 26 Points (Midwest)

Poems of Ben Paynter

1. (fate) 3/22/2010
2. 3: 20 a.m. 8/26/2010
3. 5 a.m. 8/8/2009
4. a blueprint of how it was 9/19/2006
5. A Dawn, Somewhere 10/29/2013
6. A form of looking 9/11/2008
7. a memory of 3/26/2010
8. a mockingbird, it isn't 9/21/2007
9. a moon, this night all 5/29/2014
10. a night spent unalone 9/27/2006
11. a phone call 2/8/2009
12. A Red Light 9/20/2013
13. a seed grows without 11/21/2009
14. a song unsung 12/29/2012
15. a statue's dream 12/1/2005
16. a study in gravity 12/23/2009
17. A Swing, It Is 7/13/2011
18. a walk through Withrow Park, and on 10/1/2007
19. a way of farewell 11/22/2009
20. accusation, the 9/24/2008

when those days come

I hope when those days come,
when the sun begins
its frantic dance across a darkening sky,
when clouds roll in,
and flowers bloom
without ever knowing why.
When wishing stars sift downwards
and settle down on drooping eyes
you will forget they've fallen.

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