Heart-on-Sleeve Corner Classic
Here's where the tradition of sending in poems to the Blender started. Since then,
I've switched to a monthly journal format so this page will
proceed to age gracefully.
You can also go the page of New Submissions, work that
hasn't had time to be moved to the regular sections...
Some Poems by Jim Cser
- A collection of poems forming the shadow of one romance.
Love known, love lost, and the beloved's reply.
- Fire and Ice
- Sea and Room
- By Kirk Israel (keeper of the blender).
Images and abstractions and still-lifes (Ok, so I'm a tad immodest with my
- by John Sherritt.
An homage to the lady of brown eyes and copper hair, folded into herself.
- The Truth
- By Karolyn R Benger.
Four poems as quirky as love itself.
- It's Not Love
- by Dustin Pratt.
Love falls apart. A rhythmically unusual but stirring piece.
- A Winter Heart's Hope
- A Warning
- Dance Away, Dark Angel
- by Kim Picker.
Some thematically related poems on needing and finding romance
- by Kasey Cravens.
What happens when the torch you carry for someone
dwindles, and then goes out?
- The Mile Markers Go By
- by Gary Moore.
Sometimes as you drive, questions can occur that you
may not know the answer to.
- Dream of Angels
- by Kevin Greggain.
A dream of angels in a world where your perfect (hetero)
partner is waiting to be found.
- by Rick Wood.
Pieces about loss with some really sharp lines.
'When I think of love I think of you' Nice.
- Misery Loves Company
- Love as a ship-in-a-bottle, by Anonymous
- The reverie of Toledo
- La chica piconera
- By John Lorenz.
Three still lifes, fair damsels in repose.
- (She is kissing) The Roses
- by Ashutosh Narhari.
What a title. An exploration of the friend/lover frustration.
- Night Shades
- by Roei Shalev.
A personal study in the arithmetic of the heart,
and a brief halting of tears.
- The Light of your Love
- by Rosa Clement.
A singsong tale of love as light.
- by Sioned.
What does it take to take that one "other" away from the "them"?
- Another Day
- by Andrew Cleveland.
About the best thing you can say when the
geography seems all wrong.
- Where is Light, is Darkness
- by J. Cassioo.
An allegory of the prison and feeling.
- Love is Blind
- by Joan Elizabeth.
Imagery of nightmares, jewelry, and love.
- Falling Rain
- by Karolyn R Benger.
- by Lisa Orlando.
A true story of meeting your love on the Net
- Dust and Ashes
- by Cire Y. Nehtrow.
A beautifully written ballad-- from dust we come and to dust
we return, but in the mean time...
- In The Morning Before We Leave The Hotel
- Two poems by Rhys
- Head over Heels
- Temptation's Calling.....
- by Christina L Hoy
- Dee, My One True Love
- Wishes for My Wife
- by Ray Gessler.
A moving piece about the ultimate loss of love, and
a charming rhyming piece about material goods.
- A short poem by A.H.
- by Ami Hauptman.
A little work about love and color blending.
- Jim and Gordon
- By Suzette L. Mako.
A tiny work about love and your offspring.
- By Christopher Yeager.
And we may never know if it gets to its subject...
- In Your Eyes...
- By Paxton King. They say eyes are the mirrors of the soul.
- Was it on a Mountain or by the Sea
- By Dan Clark.
A CyberValentine (not often you see the word "Internet" in a love poem)
- The Love We Share
- By Christie Houston.
Ain't no ruler long enough!
- Soul's Flight
- By Loki Steele.
A rather disturbing extended metaphor about the author's
experience with divorce.
- Someone Like You
- By Hans Raffelt.
It had to be you.
- Picture Me / Untitled
- By Kristen Wollin.
Two small but to-the-point poems: one about losing love, one about finding it.
- Next to Me
- By John Patuto.
A slightly mushy poem to a fiancee.
- The Dance
- By Brian Booth.
Submitted by his girlfriend, a tale of love rediscovered.
- A Winter's Night
- By Anders Bylund.
A clever and fun play on Shakespeare.
- Oddly Enough
- Above the Library
- Cinder Block
- By Jennifer Tsang.
Three poems that have a lot of personal meaning for me. 'I am no longer afraid of heights.'
- By Sheri Cliff.
Poems and loves deserve to be read.
- A Story
- A good prose piece about one man's search for beauty.
- The Perfect Night
- By John Conklin. Personally, I think the search for perfection is one
of the most hurtful things on the planet. Maybe it's just me.
- By Catherine McCarthy.
A study in the temptations of memories.
- All Because of You
- By Carrie L. Flashpohler. Oceans.
- Winter Chakra
- By Elizabeth Conard, who uses beautifully free, loose lines.
- Coming Back
- By Kathleen Skinner, a poem that proceeds adverbly.
- Such is the nature
- By Dewan, a haunting 4 lines that struck home.
- Extrait d'une lettre pour Stephanie
- By Mickael Rakotoarisoa, I hope Stephanie speaks better french than I.
- The Glassblower's Heart
- By Sarah E. Skwire. I think that love is like glass, but more opaque.
- Gone without a word
Thomas Scott Painter. A slightly heavy handed portrayal of
- Just Words
- By Onniee, who seems to be as surprised as I am about the power of
- like rain, like stars
- By Helena. This poem is breath-taking in its beauty.
- Look Into Mine Eyes
- By Andrew Barrera. Olde Englishe Love Verse.
- By "Noe", a stream of consciousness, a blitzkrieg of feelings.
- By Kat. I'm not sure of the author, but it's for you.
- Mark Houck on one of the most painful emotions of all.
- Confirmation of Love
- Rick Powless' Bogus Journey
- Forever Love
- A lovestruck ditty by Echo Starr
- Conversation at Sunrise
- A nicely done slice of prose
- Where Will I Be
- Bart Alan Wilbanks tries to overcome Geography
- Sabreena Marie Lowell looks for her angel
- Captured by Love
- An exchange that looks like the start of a Net Romance
- Maia Young is trying to see clearly.
- Gerald's Bad Date
- By Zachary Blocker, a prose peice of day dreams and romantic madness
- Three Poems
- Three medievel-touched poems by Carolyn C. Stritzel
- A collection of well crafted and sad poems by Erika Carlson
- Noah Cain remembers.
- Friendship Lost
- By Charles Cripps. For some reason I like the very last line.
- Lost Love
- John "The brokenhearted" and the Pincushion of Love
- Tribute to Kurt
- Jadite Jackson who... uses strange punctuation
- Dreams, Only
- By Tim Kearns, the line between what we dream and what we hope
- Derek Hiltz and the ballad of the second fiddle
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