Bartleby’s Poetry Corner (Poems by Bartleby Willard)

Bartleby’s Poetry Corner (Poems by Bartleby Willard)

This is the From-Bartleby.com “Bartleby’s Poetry Corner. LanguagesandLiterature.com has another “Bartleby’s Poetry Corner”. That one mostly just links to this one, but it does include a few introductory words and a link to Response Poems, which is a collection of poems written in response to poems by famouser poets. It’s a game we sometimes play.

Poem Category: Nostalgia Sonnets, followed by Other Sonnets
To GB’s dad sonnet
Hike Mt Thumb sonnet
Between 2 Gs sonnet
Mark’s Yard Sonnet
Fall onto Handlebar Sonnet
Sledding Napier Park Sonnet
A Walk in the Sun Sonnet
Where’s the Vision? sonnet

Poem Category: Interacting with Melville’s “Battle-Pieces & Aspects of the War”
1 The Portent

Poem Category: Some Structured Poems
America
Three Poems Contemplating “Villanelle for our Time” (by FR Scott)
Fruehlings Gedicht [in German]

Poem Category: Dramatic Speeches, & Historical or Imagined Stories
St Crispin’s Day Speech (actually, Shakespeare wrote this; I just shortened it.
Stagger Lee #1

Poem Category: Pure Love, Something Deeperism, & Otherwise Metaphysical
Pure Love Poem
Old Timey Hymn
Dear God
A Series of Poems/Freewrites, all called “What is Love?”

Poem Category: Bible-based
A (failed) story of God’s eternal love

Poem Category: Political Concerns / How to live right? / Help! I can’t pull it together!
A Nation Embarrassed
Something Deeperism & the Political Moment
What does it take to actually make things better?
Making Things Better
Give Me a Real Philosophy
Next Steps
There’s Nothing Left But Work
Something Deeperism & the Political Moment
Wrong
USA for Africa
Memo on Patriotism

Poem Category: To be Categorized
The Lonely Light
Small Town Boy
Wasting Time
Hey
On Stopping the Evil / My Disappointing Performance

Copyright:
Everything on this site is authored by Bartleby Willard, who never was and probably never will be; edited by the equally implausible Ambrose “Amble” or “Andy” Whistletown, and copyrighted by Andrew Mackenzie Watson, who–at least to those of us mired in the realm of appearances–seems to be.

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This is a production of any number of other made-up enterprises.

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