Heart Crafted Poems - 2022

Musings of an old man - 2022
by JLR
20 syllable poem
Chapter 1

New Year Opportunities

Posted January 5, 2022
General / Poetry
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An Acrostic Poem
Chapter 2

Spring Comes

Posted January 18, 2022
General / Poetry
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A Cascade Writing
Chapter 3

Steppingstone's

Posted January 20, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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Contest Winner
A Palindrome within a palindrome
Chapter 3

Hannah

Posted January 25, 2022
General / Poetry
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Trade learned eons ago
Chapter 4

The Apprentice Wood Carver

Posted January 22, 2022
Biographical / Poetry
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A 33 word Spiritual Fiction prose offering
Chapter 5

At Transition

Posted January 23, 2022
Spiritual / Fiction
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My first Terzanelle
Chapter 6

Broken Hearted

Posted February 3, 2022
Romance / Poetry
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A Potlatch Club Octelle
Chapter 7

Trusting your Senses

Posted February 4, 2022
Humor / Poetry
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Recognition due in an Acrostic form
Chapter 8

Sonnets Masters

Posted February 11, 2022
Writing / Poetry
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A Picture This Club Entry
Chapter 9

Drifting - Life's hazards

Posted February 12, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Ghazal Poem
Chapter 10

Unknown Destiny

Posted February 10, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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written in three quatrains and a couplet
Chapter 11

A Writer's Lesson

Posted February 9, 2022
Writing / Poetry
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An Italian Sonnet
Chapter 12

Stormy Seas

Posted February 7, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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Fabulous Free Verser Club Entry: Shoes
Chapter 13

Fishing dream

Posted February 4, 2022
Fantasy / Poetry
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Short Fiction Contest
Chapter 14

Spiritus Unum

Posted February 15, 2022
Satire / Fiction
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A Sestina about faith
Chapter 15

Confessional

Posted February 16, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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Picture this free verse
Chapter 16

Hands: Mankind's Story

Posted February 23, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A picture this poem
Chapter 17

Kaleidoscope of Color

Posted February 28, 2022
General / Poetry
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Four quatrains
Chapter 18

When I was young

Posted March 3, 2022
General / Poetry
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Failure is an illusion formed by judging, labeling
Chapter 19

Little Sister

Posted March 1, 2022
General / Non-Fiction
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A stacked 5-7-5 spring poem
Chapter 20

Spring Splashes

Posted March 9, 2022
General / Poetry
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25 syllable poem
Chapter 21

Resist! Resist!

Posted March 12, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A fictional Spiritual conversation
Chapter 22

Losing Patience

Posted March 12, 2022
Spiritual / Fiction
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A minute poem
Chapter 23

Stems reposed

Posted March 15, 2022
General / Poetry
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Why I write
Chapter 24

Writing - My Legacy

Posted March 16, 2022
Family / Non-Fiction
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A free verse poem
Chapter 25

Mind, Body, Spirit

Posted March 19, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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a free verse -
Chapter 26

Yearning for Awe-filled Grace

Posted March 20, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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An Abecedarian poem
Chapter 27

Staying the Course

Posted March 22, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Cube Poem
Chapter 28

A Childs imaginings

Posted March 26, 2022
Children / Poetry
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Don't treat your old man like a has been
Chapter 29

Old Has Been

Posted March 28, 2022
Humor / Poetry
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An Acrostic Poem
Chapter 30

Invaluable

Posted March 29, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A free verse about this picture
Chapter 31

Night Walk

Posted March 30, 2022
Romance / Poetry
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A free verse tribute
Chapter 32

New Moon to Full Moon

Posted April 5, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Ottava Rima - in a triple octave
Chapter 33

Mother Mary's Dream

Posted April 13, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Villanelle Poem
Chapter 34

Sending a Prayer

Posted April 18, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Trinet Poem; A plea for peace
Chapter 35

Why?

Posted April 19, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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an earth day poem
Chapter 36

Tsking with a frown

Posted April 21, 2022
General / Poetry
273 views | 30 reviews

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Contest Winner
A Joseph Star poem- Christ is coming again!
Chapter 37

A Known Truth

Posted April 10, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Picture This Club -- Free Verse
Chapter 38

Life's Lessons Learned

Posted April 26, 2022
General / Poetry
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Homelessness in America
Chapter 39

Please see us!

Posted April 27, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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Free Verser Club contribution
Chapter 40

Another Summer Day

Posted April 30, 2022
General / Poetry
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Workers Rights were hard fought for.
Chapter 41

The Haymarket Riot

Posted April 30, 2022
War and History / Poetry
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A free verse about a first breakfast in America
Chapter 42

Cocoa Puffs

Posted May 1, 2022
Family / Poetry
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A picture this free verse about a Brigantine
Chapter 43

Weigh Anchor

Posted May 14, 2022
General / Poetry
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A children's poem set in tercets
Chapter 44

Animals at play

Posted May 16, 2022
Children / Poetry
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My ageless longing for -- Why am I here?
Chapter 45

Only time will tell!

Posted May 17, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Potlatch Club Entry - Puente (Bridge) Poem
Chapter 46

Flash of Lightning

Posted May 21, 2022
General / Poetry
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A Poetic Love Story
Chapter 47

My Precious Soulmate

Posted May 22, 2022
Romance / Poetry
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A nonet poem
Chapter 48

Symphony of raindrops

Posted May 23, 2022
General / Poetry
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A Heroic sonnet - Charon misses his passenger
Chapter 49

Charon Comes Late

Posted May 24, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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Contest Winner
Julie Andrews ... I am not!
Chapter 50

Redux - My Favorite Things

Posted June 6, 2022
Song Lyrics / Poetry
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A free verse poem about kernels of corn
Chapter 51

Do you see what I see?

Posted June 8, 2022
General / Poetry
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In respect of all who served men and women worldwide
Chapter 52

The Cost of Battle

Posted June 11, 2022
War and History / Poetry
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A Haiku about the wonder of transitions
Chapter 53

Metamorphose

Posted June 12, 2022
General / Poetry
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Double Refrain Kyrielle
Chapter 54

Recess

Posted June 14, 2022
General / Poetry
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Our bodies do all the heavy lifting, thanks friend Lloyd
Chapter 55

My Body, My friend

Posted May 31, 2022
Satire / Poetry
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A two Ottava Rima poem
Chapter 56

Ones' Concept of dreams

Posted April 10, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Roundabout Potlatch club posting
Chapter 57

Racing the clock

Posted May 14, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Canzonetta Prime
Chapter 58

Unexpected Invitation

Posted June 18, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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Rhythming Acrostic
Chapter 59

God's Grace

Posted June 17, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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What I might write to God
Chapter 60

Letter to God

Posted June 20, 2022
Spiritual / Non-Fiction
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A free verse poem about nature
Chapter 61

Another Appalachian Day

Posted June 22, 2022
General / Poetry
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cinquain.
Chapter 62

Summer sizzle

Posted June 24, 2022
Satire / Poetry
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An Empat Empat poem
Chapter 63

Atop the bluff

Posted July 15, 2022
General / Poetry
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Quatrains with repeating refrains
Chapter 64

Homeward Bound

Posted July 20, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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The Trijan Refrain, consists of three 9-line stanzas.
Chapter 65

Mountain sights

Posted July 23, 2022
General / Poetry
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Double Refrain Kyrielle
Chapter 66

Could a smile?

Posted July 30, 2022
General / Poetry
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Rictameter poem
Chapter 67

Love Orchids ...

Posted August 1, 2022
General / Poetry
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Blended Rhyming Poem
Chapter 68

Reply to Blessed Hands of Sleep

Posted August 3, 2022
General / Poetry
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A Nocturna
Chapter 69

Whilst I sleep

Posted August 19, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Faith Poem
Chapter 70

Return to Sender

Posted August 20, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Shakespearean entreaty
Chapter 71

A Writers Reprimand

Posted August 10, 2022
Self Improvement / Poetry
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A Sonnet of Passion
Chapter 72

Love of a rose

Posted August 15, 2022
Romance / Poetry
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A Cascade Poem
Chapter 73

Survival Instincts

Posted August 12, 2022
General / Poetry
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My third sonnet offering
Chapter 74

To Err or not to err ...

Posted August 25, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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A Recipe for Making America Great
Chapter 75

It begins with me

Posted September 6, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Contest Winner
A rhyming poem on faith
Chapter 76

Golden needle and silver thread

Posted September 8, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Zanze on Fall and change
Chapter 77

Seasons

Posted October 9, 2022
General / Poetry
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A Kyrielle
Chapter 78

Life gives and takes

Posted October 10, 2022
Commentary and Philosophy / Poetry
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Contest Winner
Five quatrain rhyming poem
Chapter 79

Thank you, Ms. Johnson!

Posted October 10, 2022
Self Improvement / Poetry
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An Acrostic Poem in modified sonnet
Chapter 80

Acrostic Sonnet

Posted October 18, 2022
Humor / Poetry
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Contest Winner
a 2-10-2 poem
Chapter 81

Autumn

Posted October 12, 2022
General / Poetry
144 views | 39 reviews

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Tricky Rhyme Time Entry
Chapter 82

Breakfast maker

Posted October 15, 2022
Humor / Poetry
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Villanelle for the Potlatch club
Chapter 83

Wanting Silver Slippers

Posted October 16, 2022
General / Poetry
89 views | 25 reviews

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A sonnet for practice
Chapter 84

Misty Meadow

Posted October 19, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A Potlatch club challenge
Chapter 85

Storms of Life

Posted October 23, 2022
Romance / Poetry
76 views | 19 reviews

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My favorite color contest
Chapter 86

I am Indigo

Posted October 24, 2022
General / Poetry
134 views | 33 reviews

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A Faith Poem Contest Entry
Chapter 87

Hush, Hush

Posted October 25, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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A free verser's plunge into space
Chapter 88

Angel's Sprinkling Gold Dust

Posted October 26, 2022
Spiritual / Poetry
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