These poems come from Bruce Goodman's blog.


29 October 2017

29November 2017

22 November 2017

15 November 2017

8 November 2017

1 November 2017
49. Sasha had chicken
- A ghazal


29 October 2017
48. Bully's song
- A triolet

22 October 2017
47. Summer flies
- Adaptation of luc bat

15 October 2017
46. I think I left my wallet
- A triolet

8 October 2017
45. Sea waves
- Adaptation of luc bat

1 October 2017
44. Clean gene pool
- A French lai

29 September 2017
43. Golden Wedding Toast
- A sonnet


22 September 2017
42. That empty chair
- A sonnet

15 September 2017
41. I wish I were a clown
- A sonnet

8 September 2017
40. Dare I compare you to a hippopotamus?
- A sonnet

1 September 2017
39. It seems we’ve entered into winter’s frost
- A sonnet

29 August 2017
38. New Zealand springtime
- A standard habbie

22 August 2017
37. Loss
- A standard habbie


15 August 2017
36b. A frightfully PC drinking song
- A standard habbie

15 August 2017
36a. Grandfather Clock
- A ghazal

8 August 2017
35. Dead flowers
- A standard habbie

1 August 2017
34. A frightfully PC love song
- A standard habbie

29 July 2017
33. Take flight
- A ghazal

22 July 2017
32. In love with the wind
- A ghazal


15 July 2017
31. Rain
- A ghazal

8 July 2017
30. Restlessness takes hold
- A ghazal

1 July 2017
29. Split open wide
- A ghazal

1 June 2017
28. Mary Ann - Harry
- An eclogue

27 May 2017
27. Five bits of doggerel
22 May 2017
26. From the cat
- A Doggerel Ditty


22 January 2017
25. It would be awful
24 November 2016
24. A great vowel shift for a
friend who is poorly

1 July 2016
23. The four seasons
- Limericks

1 June 2016
22. I'm past the age of Mozart
- Rondeau

7 May 2016
21B. In praise of Hannibal's elephants
- Ballad

1 May 2016
21A. Ballad of a political candidate
- Ballad


24 April 2016
20D. Clock
- Cinquain

17 April 2016
20C. Owl
- Cinquain

10 April 2016
20B. Frog
- Cinquain

1 April 2016
20A. Twilight
- Cinquain

1 March 2016
19. Fall fire
- Sextilla

9 February 2016
18B. Four relatively famous shadormas
- Shadorma


1 February 2016
18A. Shadorma's almost dance
- Shadorma

24 January 2016
17D. Only the dead have seen the end of war
- Pantoum

16 January 2016
17C. A modest proposal
- Pantoum

10 January 2016
17B. Variations on a folk song
- Pantoum

1 January 2016
17A. It's pretty
- Pantoum

1 December 2015
16. Songs my father taught me
- Triversen


1 November 2015
15. Thus ends
- Villanelle

1 October 2015
14. Bury me flamboyantly clad
1 September 2015
13. They upped and left
1 August 2015
12. Thistledown
1 July 2015
11. A sort of ottava rima

1 June 2015
10. I heard the thrush sing
1 May 2015
9. Back then
1 April 2015
8. The return of summer
1 March 2015
7. When sun bursts
1 February 2015
6. Love Song

1 January 2015
5. Sometimes
1 December 2014
4. Letter to John
1 November 2014
3. A single bird
1 October 2014
2. When sparrows cease to chirp
1 September 2014
1. From the hill in autumn


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