Bartleby’s Poetry Corner (Poems by Bartleby Willard)

Bartleby’s Poetry Corner (Poems by Bartleby Willard)

This is the “Bartleby’s Poetry Corner. 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: huh
Vie Normale

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
Christmas 2019 Sonnet
It’s Just Huey Lewis Sonnet
Skating to That’s What Friends are For Sonnet
A Walk in the Sun Sonnet
Cool Girl at the Dance Sonnet
Where’s the Vision? Sonnet
Broken Heart Sonnet
Too Lonely Sonnet
Addict’s Sonnet
How to Write a Sonnet

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

Poem Category: Some Structured Poems
Three Poems Contemplating “Villanelle for our Time” (by FR Scott)
The Jabberwocky Compromise (playing with Lewis Carrol’s “Jabberwocky”)
Conscious Pill Sonnet
Stranger Martyrs
Evil Containment System Rondeau
Twa Sisters (reanimation) [A murder ballad]
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
On Saying No to a Bully
Loose Cannonball

Poem Category: Wander Lonesome Again
On Long Legs
Demon Dogs Rising
Strange Creatures
The Hurt on All Sides
The Hurt in Love
Broken Heart Sonnet
The Trouble I’ve Seen>

Poem Category: Pure Love, Something Deeperism, & Otherwise Metaphysical
Gentle Poem
Pure Love Poem
Old Timey Hymn
Dear God
Dear God 2
On Being Told to Butt Out
A Series of Poems/Freewrites, all called “What is Love?”
The failure of something deeperism
Light Work
Conscious Pill Sonnet
Stranger Martyrs
Twa Sisters (reanimation) [A murder ballad]

Poem Category: Romantic Love
For You
May I have this dance?
the things in the water
i want to take you
eternal sonnet
Secret Sunrise Apology
The Politics of Romantic Love
Is this Love?
To the Quiet Wood
Come here please
Your Madrigal
Susan’s Nose
A Man Ain’t Nothin’ but a Man
Come Here
Twa Sisters (reanimation) [A murder ballad]
The Hurt in Love (#2)
Broken Heart Sonnet
Too Lonely Sonnet
I Love You So Much

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

Poem Category: Political Concerns / How to live right? / Help! I can’t pull it together!
A Win-Win Prayer
We Built this City on Rock ‘n Roll
Lonely River
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
The Magic that Works
Next Steps
There’s Nothing Left But Work
History Crashes Like Waves
Oro Se Do Bheatha Bhaile
USA for Africa
Memo on Patriotism
Who Can Stop the Evil Rondeau?
The Politics of Romantic Love
please try me

Poem Category: To be Categorized
The Lonely Light
Small Town Boy
Wasting Time
On Stopping the Evil / My Disappointing Performance
Ashamed Poet
That’s Just Not Me
Dagger Poem

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