F. J. Thomas
Biography of F. J. Thomas
To me, the title is just as important as the work itself. Reading my poetry one will see that I am not limited to one or two genre's. I have touched on many topics; love, anger, betrayal, slam, sensual, etc. A person need only find a title that appeals to them and see where that takes them.
English and Literature having been my favorite subjects, I still feel they are of no assistance when it comes to true poetry; my personal opinion of poetry is that you cannot constrain an emotion within a format. If the only thing that can be said about a piece of poetry is that 'it is perfectly formatted, ' then it is not poetry. Poetry should be felt.
Of course you must keep in mind that this is my opinion. I have many formatted pieces; most to simply show that I can. But many are not and you can tell. These were to release trapped feelings and so are more important to me than one that simply fit within a poetry form.
- Arousal of the Muse
- In the Absence of Light
- The Art In Being Broken
- White Power
- Plea of a Tormented Heart
- Upon a Deaf Heart
- Feminine Intentions
- The Last Architect
- Prime Reasoning
- Memories on Branches
- Call of the Harvest Master
- Binding Echoes
- Captivations of an Art Form
Did you read them?
Let me stand with my defiant knuckles clenched white
Let me lay with my skin clothed only by the moon
Do not move back when I pull you in and hold you tight
Do not turn your head when my angry words consume
Stand proud that from sitting at your feet I do not hide
Watch me stand proud as the wife forever behind you
Stand proud and smile at the warrior lover by your side
Watch me stand proud to be a woman God himself drew