Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer
Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer
Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer

Poetry

Poem, Lost My Flow Let It Go

  Lost My Flow, Let It Go when your stomach is all bloating cause the food you ate is still floating around inside for too long and your hope turns to desperation as your brow drips become overall perspiration and your intestine’s singing songs you remember you took three cups worth of powder that’s supposed…

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Anesthesia

Anesthesia A song comes to mind Bye bye love, hello loneliness, I think I am going to die, bye bye my love goodbye… And so when I wake up when it’s all over There is this crazy, subtle at first, but lingering high That seems to last along with the drugs in my blood As…

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A Selection of Recent and a Few Not Recent Poems

I realize I want to create another post with humorous poems. I don’t think these are the kind that make you laugh, but hopefully they make you feel something. The Em in December your hair is sun shining your dance floats on a note sailing through space a dream all afloat your smile warms my…

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Some Things about December, Emilee, Mom, Our Wedding

Haiku for Blue All I can hear is, the rhythm of your voices, breathing me to peace … nmk   My Em in December (my multipurpose anniversary and valentines day poem), guaranteed to get you what you need, but not necessarily what you want, for sale now, 30% off until midnight tonight, of course with…

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Poem – Love, Loss, Carry On

Love, Loss, Carry On   flighting bites silly sounds do delight frightful flights someone please dim the lights bug splattered windshield and too much glare straining to see what was really there distorted synaptic configurations convoluted emotions swirl I saw her as a young girl Tortured, pulled, torn, abused a rag doll stretched on a…

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Poem – Nineteen Months

Yesterday was a year and seven months… and between memories and emotions somehow came these words When smiles and gentle words of kindness Feel like embraces longed for When hugs and affectionate touch Melt stiffened scars aged in time When the scars have softened And the inner harsh voices have hushed A scarred heart beats…

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No Worry, No Hurry

I got the mail from the mailbox Then noticed some trash across the street. I checked both ways and crossed, To retrieve the tiny cinnamon whiskey bottle someone had tossed. I came back across and threw the trash in my can, I got back in my car and then, As I started out my driveway…

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Poem – Sorry Butts

Tired of Looking at Your Sorry Butts Smoking may be enjoyable even as your most flagrant foible, But if you must persist, Please use restraint and resist The urge to Chuck your butt out your car window, And take your butt along with you in tow. Perhaps extinguish it in a bottle Before you dump…

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Poem – Breath of God

What does the breath of God look like? Breath of God Vapors, on a cold wintry night When breath is seen Invisible made visible Momentary clouds materialize Only to dissolve Vapors, that float and move, towards, away from. Away from the mouth of God. Towards the one chosen. That is how a feather moves. On…

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Poem – Sunset Surprise

This is a Haiku triplet. It came from an unusual evening. The sunset was supreme. It was a symphony. The sunset in the west was spectacular, a mysterious haze all aglow and ablaze as low clouds descended to the ground and there was a shroud of vapor swirling. It was sprinkling and showering rain drops…

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