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  • poems: 174
  • average poem: 7.5 (7.7) (graph)
  • comments: 1,172
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  • forum posts: 973
  • last visit: 15 Jul 07

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"Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure. Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks. Consider once more, the universal cannibalism of the sea; all whose creatures prey upon each other, carrying on eternal war since the world began. Consider all this; and then turn to this green, gentle, and most docile earth; consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself? For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half known life. God keep thee! Push not off from that isle, thou canst never return!" -melville

Poems by hank:
  • jack my dog's eye for things
  • ...with his face a foot away from heaven
  • epigram #48
  • for buk
  • Spel Lingbe
  • for Ali
  • for pablo
  • ball
  • slinky
  • found words- the killing bat
  • found words- tobago
  • skull
  • beach
  • grocery girl
  • blueberries
  • swing
  • hammer
  • peace- for gnormal
  • old man
  • ipsissimous
  • bucket
  • pagan
  • galvanize
  • fishbones
  • (my) Religion is
  • in retrospect
  • the view
  • shelling, as in all things
  • queue haiku
  • We'll Cross That Blue Moon When We Get To It
  • vision
  • Redonda- for BobW
  • the example of Rodney Dangerfield
  • found words- the monkey at the typer
  • antipoem- haiku
  • a good shot
  • the problem of giving
  • just inside there
  • words for sara
  • red door
  • flu
  • blackie
  • gray door (or red door #2)
  • discourse to self
  • birdie
  • sea carib 1
  • sea carib 2
  • feather
  • jessica
  • r.i.p. john
  • living with the ex you get away with nothing
  • kids
  • remembrance
  • virgin
  • for fate and destiny with affection
  • sea carib 3
  • wait -a haiku
  • females
  • to catherine and diderot
  • eastern coyote
  • king
  • this morn- dried flowers grass breathing
  • planes, suns and fireflies
  • elasticity
  • cows skins on sheeps skins
  • blue spot
  • for fate and destiny with affection
  • family
  • tuna
  • punctuation
  • proverb
  • tears of a clown
  • zippo
  • fallings
  • snailtrail
  • the reason(s) we are here
  • for oscar
  • excalibur
  • seeing
  • virtue!
  • william
  • linda
  • english sunset
  • english canopy
  • signature
  • ditto (two things i suppose)
  • four good words
  • art
  • lizzy
  • it
  • you
  • dear
  • christmas with Josep Maria
  • mataró leafbird
  • to you (amongst others)
  • underestimated value
  • stolen words
  • pine
  • another time
  • spelunking
  • first sense
  • dream
  • pompeii
  • nones
  • tyler
  • aphrodisiac
  • baptism
  • silver sliver
  • note to self
  • balloon
  • rend
  • the fools
  • sundial house
  • (e)scape
  • the fool's progress
  • goat
  • donkey
  • details 1
  • kiwi
  • macintosh
  • things are getting rare
  • flowering
  • yeah (two letters)
  • love
  • i promise the next will be longer
  • cartwheels
  • our nature tends to make us unnatural
  • treefrog
  • to what do you give
  • depth of field
  • smart bird
  • interjection
  • listening
  • the gullible truth
  • sungod
  • travel by see
  • something about the act of being ripe
  • sound
  • the closing of the vaults
  • dismay (on thinking)
  • clear bear death
  • dr. ramnarind
  • when peanuts work right
  • zodiac
  • outside us
  • a little of your time that i initially considered mine (own time)
  • out of the paper bag
  • metamessage
  • for you and soren (a 'not so glowing' report)
  • for family an' blake through neil (white contraction)
  • mental(ity)
  • silence amplifies our love
  • LED
  • patsies
  • english hedgerow
  • a poem from my left hand (quantum-well envelope state transition)
  • slippers
  • untitled dated nov252001- a six year sleep
  • afternoon
  • 62 children
  • portent
  • longliner
  • middle distance
  • on following a mud wasp
  • from one to the other
  • sea pro
  • a momentary lapse of season
  • manwoman
  • sisyphus
  • close encountenances
  • drift- a small little burst
  • emotions
  • jealousy
  • appendages

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