pearls

what will ∙ be yours

poetry by maggie

what will be yours
won't be held back
which never meant
beyond between
what's kept unseen
life's love's breath sent 
white ink on black
what's still for you

 

Not Enough
Enough
sonnet 1
sonnet 2
Uncounted
Extra Syllables
Après la pluie le beau temps
Iambic Churning Machine
On Applause
Comes the Sun
Wonder at Will
[Untitled]
[Untitled Sonnet]
sonnet 3
[Untitled 2]
Don’t Go That Way
sonnet 4
Coming In Late
sonnet 5
sonnet 6
sonnet 7
sonnet 8
sonnet 9
sonnet 10
sonnet 11
sonnet 12
Unnamed Isle
sonnet 13
[untitled response to a moonlight terzanelle]
sonnet 14
From the Couch in the Corner
sonnet 15
Moleskine – Dec 9, Before 4am
On Not Yet Making the Big Easy
Trio of Holiday Triolets from a Fruitcake
sonnet 16
sonnet 17
With apologies to the original and its esteemed author
sonnet 18
sonnet 19
sonnet 20
sonnet 22 (original version)
sonnet 21
sonnet 22
Of Certain Discomfort
sonnet 23
[Untitled Response to Sonnet 23]
Weight of Love
sonnet 24
Of a Safe Inspection
About Yesterday Morning’s Blurred Notes
Who’s Sleeping With Me Tonight
What Saddens Me
Half an Inch
Crossing Over
sound of your voice
Passing Scents
Local Warming
My Dear Pets
Getting Yours
A Private Poetry Reading
That Much So
Mapping the Route There
Curfew
Ice Storm
Forced Release
All-Night Pharmacy
Remote Control (Partial Draft)
Of a Wasted Youth
Intervention
Quietly Done
Fatal Moment
Pale Macie
Our Lives, By Love
Delighted!
Ignited
As Though We Rhyme
Just You
Shared With Each Other
Smoldering
Local Brew
Just By Breathing
Sleep Well, My Love
For Keeps
I Will Not Leave You
This
sunday morning
Forced
That and I Love You
sonnet 25
sonnet 26
sonnet 27
sonnet 28
verdant
sonnet 29
sonnet 30
sonnet 31
sonnet 32
sonnet 33
sonnet 34
sonnet 35
Sonnet 35 – New Lines
Sonnet 35 Again, Still Short
Sonnet 35 – Penultimate Version
Sonnet 36
Waking Word
Next Eclipse
Getting Through To You
Getting Through To You – Revised
Veggies
while away
away out
out nice
nice break
break through
through trying
trying out
thrown back
Sonnet 37
Sonnet 38
my love, lie close
Sonnet 39
all over
won’t bend
good
Sonnet 40
Sonnet 41
Sonnet 42
Sonnet 43
Sonnet 44
Sonnet 45
Sonnet 46
sonnet 46 – another take
my turn
terminal sin
for you:
unwatched
Here
First One
Second One
Third One
Fourth One
Fifth One
Sixth One
Seventh One
Eighth One
Ninth One
Tenth One
Eleventh One
Twelfth One
Say No More
No More Cut
More Cut Lines
Cut Lines Owed
Lines Owed Out
Don’t Make Me Choose Between
What’s Left Unscarred
Nothing Less Appetizing
Deserving Worse
Where This One Fits
What You Hear
Where Her Demons Drove
You’ve Felt It the Worst
Say Piddle
Enough To Claim a Vision
Then the Whole
Strictly Allegorical
Cherish Each
And Yet Why
Any Idiot Can
Apple Jelly
You’re Not Her
Good for Nothing Quiet
To No Effect
Gives Me No Peace
Trading Goodbyes
Around the Garden
Serve As Restraint
Connect the Dots
Severe Conviction
Her Attempt
Off the Chart?
To Which I Was Born
Just Us
More Than a Toy
Mush
Just One More
As Good As Gone
Doomed To Fail?
Converted by Force
On Such a Kook
Upstairs and Down
Like I Know
For Soft Relief
Heard Confused
A Little Break
For a Wicked Hack
Time on Deadbeat Men
Not One To Quibble
As Is the Norm
Play His Game
rather screw alone
Backtrack
Mercy Killing
Of the Peke
Outpatient Turn
A Little Asphyxiophilia
Autoerotic Aphasia
Eloquent Paresis
Consensual Paraphilia
Carnal Continuum
Infinity’s Moment
skin in the game
alone
Mad Villanelle
mini maelstrom
sinkhole
won’t abort
Not Good At This
or not knowing
and you knowing
Your Silence, Your Word
My Silence, Your Poetry
stale and smelling gross
Always Something You
to the man
sound advice
from the shadow, to its light
putting on weight
true to form
if i must sleep
that’s not where
near miss
will be rewound
phantom pantoums
pearls
 
mine disowned
don’t hold back
thrown out
all free all wild
ghostwrote
december visit
per consent
don’t tell him
coming back
eyes
from my surrender
gust lust
come as a friend
borderline calling
clicking instruments
a.m. want
memo to self
nothing special
not finding words
what i could feel
a.m. want 2
Recycled Piece
Go Back
this early into my morning
Casual Villanelle
been had
ow! ow! ow!
Sparked Villanelle
a.m. Want 3
Love Is a Cockroach
Just an Itch
emergency prep
renewal project
Out Behind the Watershed
I Could Be Brief
Routine Nightly Routine
Sonnet 47
Sonnet 48
Sonnet 49
Rightly Earned
Lock Up My Eyes
for being cancelled
Fool’s Sonnet
Fool’s Villanelle
deadweighted
insignificantly, another
No Good Use
a nasty little villanelle
i can’t dance
Just Saying
used to be
maggie’s won’t
Lose Another Hour
Almost Pretend
As Long As I’m Around
so very obviously
For Every Cut
Just Once
Worse Thing My Doctors Mistook
Pretend Twenty Floors Above
Tempted, Charmed
gone past
not having known
Not Tricked
Fragmentary Gesture
As Posed
Gesture Critical
Subspace Fugue
2009 Abecedarian
Nobody’s Fool
Critical Master
Seasonar Abecedarian
Master Control
Cyberjunk Villanelle
Control Freak
Guarded Abecedarian
freak illusion
trajectory
corrupted
reinforcing
reintroduced
forewarned
journal
get to you
special patron
so, what
of a damned good girl
nothing to something
fitting
nothing undoable
forewarned again
Curiously
cautioned
cautioned again
Lost Heat
Ripped Tide
Got to Go
diluted
Partly Over You
Partly Poetic
partly cured
partly secluded
History of the Eschar
Fourth’s Ovillejo
[Who Wants To Know?]
Ain’t Yours, Ain’t about Him
of the child
Ekphrastic Madsong
Rebecca’s Reality
Until the Leg Works Right
Until I Learned How To Speak Right
Ain’t No Hammer
Saw
BOB
Until Partly History
Facefirst
Facefirst 2
whorified
The Last Silence
Houston
Won’t Ever Quit
Unnamed Island
Asides 15
Asides 1
Personal Deadline
Asides 2
Asides 3
Personal Demise
Personal Dissection
Lost Exhaust
To an Off Day
Personal Dickinson
Asides 4
Personal Dilemma
Asides 5
A Good Way To Wreck
According To
Asides 6
Personal Decomposition
More Than Five Times
Asides 7
Personal Discontinuity

Asides 8
second winded
A Lullaby for My Baby
surrender’s moment
Surrender’s Third Moment
To Pick Up Where I Left Off
be longing
release
Drop-Dead Ruin
For a Friend on the Eve of a Triumph
Christmas 2010
Yours for the Chopping
Beauty
In Place
As Crossed
Vow
Melt
To an Uncertain Silence
Wish List
As Normal As It’ll Get
Remorse
Indifferent Walk
Called In
About That Mortality Business
An Ultimatum
Taking You Away
[Overpass warning]
[spicy apple crisp]
Shift Key
panty-throwing fans
Collector’s Choice
To
Still
A Word
Waking Moment
Waking Promise
To Morrow’s
journal
Just a Guess
Desired As
Portion Control
Assume the Best of Us Both
A New Day’s Song
Drought
Not Enough
Adjuraciun
Hellbent
Early Dismissal
Play As Though
Just a Thought
Another Life
As Easily Regret
A Trivial Indiscretion
Not a Dream But
Guarded Post
Cicatrix
A Parting
Morning Chore
Northern Girl
Of No Concern
Out on a Thing
Vigil
Irreversible
Travel Notes
Bad Influence
Chores Are Breasts
Happy Birthday, Me
Matthew 13:46
Soon, Soon
Or Something Worse
Putting On Weight
When Next We Cross
Sonnet 45
Dawn Devotion
Christmas Sonnet 2012
Suspension of Disbelief
So Called
Tag
Higgs Bosonic
Rewound (draft 2)

  Overdraft  
1—Incident
2—Background Check
3—New to This
4—Literary Present
5—Fixer-Upper
6—Ill-Advised
7—Dismissive
8—Scourge
9—Torturous Dream
10—Easy Target
11—Defective
12—Crackdown
13—Chase Chase
14—Wolf’s Run
15—Stone Cold
16—Winter’s Grin
17—Scar Tissue
18—Blue Muse
19—Allie’s Veil
20—Not Tonight
21—Debris Field
22—Spontaneous Redemption
23—42 Degrees
24—Hold Off
25—Inexact Change
26—Hapless Moon
27—Stone Cold 2
28—Thrown Out
29—Wormwood Kiss
30—Make for Real
31—Say We Don’t
32—Overdraft 32
33—Dirt-Coated
34—Eye Contact
35—Fancy Schmancy
36—Rejected Love
37—Easy Target #2
38—Storm the Arena
39—Of the Lies and Lays of Your Bed
40—Dancing Corpses
41—Metathesis
42—Disoriented
43—Share of the Spoil
44—Pretty Stinkin’ Miraculous
45—Whiplash
46—Anxious Diversions, Unpainted
47—Wrong Sides
48—Knocked Down
49—Sire to Scion
50—Sweet Tooth
51—Bloodshot Rain
52—Another Love
53—Restless Bed
54—Text Message
55—Quick Release
56—Severe Miracle
57—Dark Ink
58—Tripwire
59—Feigned Light
60—Broadcast
61—Captor’s Delight
62—Last to Leave
63—Tentacles
64—Wayside
65—Wishful Thinking
66—Insidious Kiss
67—The Silverfish
68—Darkest Dawn
69—Second Chaos
70—Ignatz
72—Twilight Kiss
71—His Father’s Eye
72 (version 2)—As Promised
73—Thick Dark

 

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