Patti Masterman

Patti Masterman Poems

1. Other's Time Is Not Your Time 12/29/2009
2. I Die In Bits And Pieces 12/29/2009
3. Winding Sheet 12/31/2009
4. The Burden Is Easy And The Yoke Is Light 12/31/2009
5. Life Contains Within Itself A Strange Lack 1/3/2010
6. Memory Is A Cool Pool Of Checkered Fabrics 1/21/2010
7. We Are The Answer To The Question 1/21/2010
8. Every Day I Hear One Of My Loved Ones 1/21/2010
9. When We First Met 1/21/2010
10. Indifference 1/23/2010
11. Gilded 1/24/2010
12. Words We'Ll Never Say 1/24/2010
13. When You First Wake Up After Sleeping 1/24/2010
14. I'M Not A Hypochondriac 1/20/2010
15. My Love Appeared Perfectly Folded 1/25/2010
16. Forgotten Young Hands 2/4/2010
17. Who Opens The Door 2/4/2010
18. I Have A Tattoo Of You In My Heart 2/4/2010
19. Your Two Eyes Worship 2/4/2010
20. In Aubergine Ochers 2/4/2010
21. Fractious Children 2/4/2010
22. It's A Trick Of The Heart 2/4/2010
23. I'M A Word Slut 2/4/2010
24. God Hides In The Smallest Places 2/4/2010
25. Questions Haunt The Waking Man 2/4/2010
26. He Carried Me Far 1/26/2010
27. We Cry For Ourselves 1/26/2010
28. In Ritual Evil Gets It's Ego Stroked 1/26/2010
29. Take Beautifulest Draughts 2/6/2010
30. Out Of Nothing Came The All 2/6/2010
31. Some Things Demand An Answer 2/6/2010
32. My Words I Set To Music 2/6/2010
33. Why Ask If Love Is True Or Walks 2/6/2010
34. Sanctuary 2/7/2010
35. My Other Self 2/7/2010
36. In Photos 1/25/2010
37. Broken Symmetry 2/7/2010
38. Fire And Clay 2/8/2010
39. It Takes Some Darkness 2/8/2010
40. My Heaven Fell 2/8/2010
Best Poem of Patti Masterman

Anti-Love Poem #1

When you've loved someone,
As much as you're capable of,
Just let them go. Even better,
Don't write about them- ever.
If you must, let it be once only
And let that be as their epitaph.
Let the seasons and the wind
Sweep away the painful memories
Don't try to re-start fire from a faded puff of smoke.
And give yourself some time to recover.

If you must write thousands of lines
About what went wrong, or why,
For gods sake burn it- burn it quickly
Don't leave it lying around for others eyes to see
And for the dance line to start forming behind you:...

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We Came Together

We came together at the window,
Through which, we watched the days unfold;
So is this our ending; merely syntax
At the cusp, where winds grew cold?

Did we lose that joy and wonder
That once so long ago, we'd touched;
Did mundane hours finally sunder-
Did I become for you, just crutch?

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