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Some longer poems in order of publication: (89539) Close Call (89624) J F K (90434) Phil the Ninja Turtle (93281) Praise the Lord Jesus (94298) Little Occult Man (99986) About Time (103950) IHOF (123590) The Sparrow on the Dunghill (149441) The Unmasking (149464) Dreams? (152468) Granny Nanny (165318) A Man I Knew (180153) Beverages (181182) Home-schooling (181994) An Annihilatory Missal (182010) Turbo Bean Counters (182083) Some Boats (182106) Who Knew? (182155) Pirates of Purveyance (182190) For My Love (192970) A Visit from Mother (197569) The Dilemma (203063) Song Bird (237968) Ode to Virginia (Creeper) (254884) Dear Poet (266149) The Saddest Song (295571) A Playful Day Full ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Aside from my dreams, life runs far short of wonders for tempting me, but there's a crocodile in my wood pile, pretending to be just a log. (Crocodile Dreams) Some of my other favorite poems: (Tycoons' Balloons) (Timeless) (Dreamscripts) (Fearless Youth) (When Poetry Dies) (Wrinkled Mind) (Seaglass Heart) (Word Hermits) (Standing True) (All I Needed...) (Prairie Schooners) (Captivated) (Sun Down) (My Friendly Caprines) (On The Train) (Can You Hear Me?) (Yellow Galaxies) (Oh My Heart!) (Flowing Like Honey) (A Message Scent) (Old Factory Dog) (Turtle Dove) (Subtle Moves) (The Shaving Glass) (To Die A Butterfly) (Birdsong) (What's Wrong With Love?) (Miracles Even) (Rain Maker) (Implications) (My Obituary) (Only Maybe?) (Her Love) (Made In U.S.A.) (Chimneys And Spires) (Getting To Work) (Flood Waters) (Close To Home) (Dear Kate) (A Mother's Love) (Loving Without Questions) (The Kissing Contest) (The Cop Ascetic) (All That Remains) (Chasing Zebras) (An Ancient Sport) (A Final Place) (Cupped Hands) (Without You) I used to share my poems only with you, but now I must share them only with the world, and sob. (Haiku) A poem stretching like a cat in the lap of endless luxury.