Poems

 
James Bolner, Sr.
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Software With Known Errors

The Death of Richard Nixon

The Merovingian Dead

Goldenrods

Key Lime Pie: With Apologies to Henry James

Screensavior's Litany 

Pentecostal Prayer 

An Unanticipated, Unjust Death

Woman at an Exhibition

Opera

The Terror Reigns: Its Suddenness

Shaker Justice

She Lied

Something Felt in Mid-September

Roseate Spoonbills

The Priest's Lament

Various Tendrils

The Death Counter

Reflection Upon Dying

Atlanta-Brussels, 1997

All the Times

Father Judge 

New Jersey Swamp - May, 1993

Goldwater Goes - May, 1998

The Visiting French Woman - July, 1999

The Dental Hygienist


What Jesus Said (October, 1979)

The Last Judgment

Mowing

Hegel and the Asters

The Italians Above Me 

Mistral 

Creation 

Things of Home

The Inevitable Triumph

The Amaryllis

Summer Dusk

Avoyelles Haikus

Acadia

Vices

Daily Mass

Old Woman, Smoking

Redwing Blackbird

First Poem From the New Chair

Happy Trails to You: Roy Rogers is Dead

May the Grace and Peace   

Perverse Universe 

A Bitter Anti-War Poem 

Thanksgiving 

In Praise of Deception 

Portrait

In Time 

The Internet 

Cajun Haiku Set 

The Annunciation 

The Killer Mower 

Weed Trimmer Syndrome  

Engineer, Noon, SUV 

Bodoc, Saturday, August 18, 2001 

Sciatic Nerve 

Brother Athanasius  

Spanish Horses: Florida  

Dragonfly 

Old Movies: Sundays, Cottonport, Avoyelles Parish  

Despairing of the Internet  

Yellow Butterflies 

Resisting the Urge  

How Time Passes  

Upon Learning of the Death of James Bordelon   

Carpenter Ants 

The Refused Grasshopper 

Lent, 2004  

The Sky in Florida - 2004  

Reagan Dies 

Curses Upon the Nigerian Scammer/Spammer 
 
The Theology of Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Floods 

The Bourne Supremacy 

Discovering the Camera

Feeling Alone With the Uniqueness of the Creator

I Hear News

The Great Christmas Tsunami

Madeline

Zinnias

The Gift of Chiggers

The Beatitudes

Pear Tree Poems

White Pelican

Rare Meat

Upon Revisiting White Pelican Photographs: 2009 and 2011

White Pelicans - November, 2012

Attending Funerals

Evening - There Are Geese




The 2013 Project

New Year - December 31, 2012 

January 1, 2013 - January 1, 2013

January 2, 2013 - Launched!

January 3, 1013 - Today's Sun

January 4, 2013 - Cold

January 5, 2013 - My Day

January 6, 2013 - Epiphany

January 7, 2013 - Sunny Again

January 8, 2013 - Today's Sunrise

January 9, 2013 - A Day of Winter Rain

January 10, 2013 - Tornado Warning

January 11, 2013 - News of Syria

January 12, 2013- Saturdays in the Country

January 13, 2013 - Nursing Home

January 14, 2013 - Monday Poem

January 15, 2013 - French Military Intervene in Mali

January16, 2013 - Another Day

January 17, 2013 - Geese

January 18, 2013 - The Return of the Sun

January 19, 2013 - The Persistence of the Snow Geese

January 20, 2013 - The Treacherous Beauty of the Winter Sun

January 21, 2013 - The Eagles

January 22, 2013 - Inauguration Day, Washington, D.C., 2013

January 23, 2013 - The Redemptive Eagles

January 24, 2013 - Cormorants

January 25, 2013 - Bright Day, Winter Day

January 26, 2013 - The Turtles at Bluebonnet Swamp

January 27, 2013 - Last Night's Moon

January 28, 2013 - Hidden Treasures

January 29, 2013 - The Tri-Colored Heron

January 30, 2013 - A Winter Storm

February 1, 2013 - The Mardi Gras Quilt

February 2, 2013 - Ground Hog Day

Febrtuary 3, 2013 - Sunday Light

February 4, 2013 - The Yellow Butterweed

February 5, 2013 - The White Geese

February 6, 2013 - In Praise of Entropy

February 7, 2013 - Thunder in the Night

February 8, 2013 - The Ibises

February 9, 2013 - Sandhill Cranes

February 10, 2013 = Purple Martins and Sparrows

February 11, 2013 - Planting Bulbs

February 12, 2013 - The Wharf Cat

February 13, 2013 - The Return of the Purple Martins

February 14, 2013 - France Via Google Earth

February 15, 2013 - The Rockport Deer

February 16, 2013 - On Reading Text

February 17, 2013 - Tribes, States, Empires

February 18, 2013 - March Cold

February 19, 2013 - How the Skimmer Lives

February 20, 2013 - Morning in Rockport

February 21, 2013 - Hitchhiking

February 22, 2013 - The Neighbor's Flag

February 23, 2013 - Upon Growing Old

February 24, 2013 - My Routine

February 25, 2013 -The Flock of Blackbirds

February 26, 2013 - My Walk

February 27, 2013 - Today's Sunrise

February 28, 2013 - A Prius Experience

March 1, 2013 - The Day as Sea

March 2, 2013 - Richard Rohr

March 3, 2013 - Florida Sinkhole

March 4, 2013 - The Waning Moon

March 5, 2013 - Arabia

 March 6, 2013 - Hugo Chavez Is Dead

March 7, 2013 - The House of Bousillage

March 8, 2013 - Going to Bodoc

March 9, 2013 - The Yellow-Rump Warbler

March 10, 2013 - Friday in Lent

March 11, 2013 - The March Wind

March 12, 2013 - How Good Is the Sun

March 13, 2013 - The Lexus Automobile

March 14, 2013 - Pope Francis

March  15, 2013 - The Comet

March 16, 2013 - Turtles at Bluebonnet Swamp

March 17, 2013 - What Jesus Wrote in the Dust

March 18, 2013 - The Oxford English Dictionary

March 19, 2013 - The Neighbor's Azaleas

March 20, 2013 - The Daisy Fleabanes Near Me

March 21, 2013 - Robin

March 22, 2013 - A Night at the Symphony

March 23, 2013 - Chinese Geese

March 24, 2013 - The Advent of Spring

March 25, 2013 - Passover

March 26, 2013 - Orchid Time

March 27, 2013 - March Moon

March 28, 2013 - First Day of School

March 30, 2013 - The Lizard's Eye

March 31, 2013 - Pigeon

April 1, 2013 - Holy Saturday Sky, 2013

April 2, 2013 - Taking the Measurement of Space

April 3, 2013 - Orion and Company

April 4, 2013 - Conceiving the Light Year

April 5, 2013 - Swallows

April 6, 2013 - Funeral

April 7, 2013 - Understanding Deathbed Prayers

April 8, 2013 - Yellow Irises

April 9, 2013 - Springtime, Youth

April 10, 2013 - The Jumping Spider and the Daffodil

April 11, 2013 - The Daylilies of Independence Park

April 12, 2013 - Lizard in Botanic Garden

April 13, 2013 - Photographing the Moon

April 14, 2013 - The Train

April 15, 2013 - The Rain in Spring

April 16, 2013 - Waiting for the Moon

April 17, 2013 - Boston Marathon

April 18, 2013 - The Leafing Out of Pecan Trees

April 19, 2013 -Richard Rohr

April 20, 2013 - Gluten-free Bread

April 21, 2013 - How Francis Prayed

April 22, 2013 - Thinking of the Bodoc House

April 23, 2013 - The Boston Marathon Bumbongs

April 24, 2013 - Dining With Muslims

April 25, 2013 - Reading Text

April 26, 2013 - The Moon this Morning

April 27, 2013 - Remembering the Old Bodoc House

April 28, 2013 - JCL

April 29, 2013 - Rediscovering the Moon

April 30, 2013 - The  Joy of a New Computer

May 1, 2013 - May Day

May 2, 2013 - Baseball

May 3, 2013 - The Blue-winged Teals

May 4, 2013 - Cold Spell in May

May 5, 2013 - Dick, Rabbit Dog

May 6, 2013 - Jesse James

May 7, 2013 - News Out of the Fog

May 8, 2013 - The Homeless Shelter

May 9, 2013 - Carolina Jasmine

May 10, 2013 - Mothers' Day

May 11, 2013 - The Ballet

May 12, 2013 - Drilling for Meaning

May 13, 2013 - On Growing Old

May 14, 2013 - True Religion

May 15, 2013 - Graduation

May 16, 2013 - Diplandenia

May 17, 2013 - The Romance of Long-Arm Quilting

May 18, 2013 -

May 19, 2013 - Carpe Diem

May 20, 2013 - The Bird Camera

May 21, 2013 - The Theology of Earthquakes and Tornadoes

May 22, 2013 - Tornado, Moore, Oklahoma

May 23, 2013 - The Moon this Morning

May 24, 2013 - Remembering Dragonflies and Damselflies -

 May 25, 2013 - Thinking About the Bill of Rights

May 26, 2013 - Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

May 27, 2013 - Look Deeply, See Through Things

May 29, 2013 - Things as Mirrors of Ourselves

May 30, 2013 - Everything Depends on Everything Else

May 31, 2013 - What Will Last?

June 1, 2013 - Moore, Oklahoma

June 2, 2013 - Baseball

June 3, 2013 - Cumulus Clouds

June 4, 2013 - A Lightning Storm

June 5, 2013 - The Orchard Oriole

June 6, 2013 - How the Days Pass

June 7, 2013 - Sparrows on the Patio

June 8, 2013 - How the Future Will Look

June 9, 2013 -  Lines Written While You Read

June 10, 2013 - Afternoon, Waiting in a Future Nursing Home

June 11, 2013 - Tuesday

June 12, 2013 - Attending Funerals

June 13, 2013 - Wednesday

June 14, 2013 - Words, Georgraphy

June 15, 2013 - On Reading

June 16, 2013 - Fathers' Day, 2013

 June 17, 2013 - Monday

June 18, 2013 - Summer

June 19, 2013 - The Quilting Machine

June 20, 2013 - Finished by Half

June 21, 2013 - Tedium

La Fête de la Musique - June 22, 2013

Being Catholic - June 23, 2013

Wallenda, Grand Canyon - June 24, 2013

Summer Moon - June 25, 2013

Remember Last Summer - June 26, 2013

LGBT - June 27, 2013

The Book of Genesis - June 28, 2013

A Summer Storm - June 29, 2013

June 30 - Waiting for a New Moon

July 1, 2013 - The Fourth of July

Pondering the Will of God - July 2, 2013

The Theory of Two Minds - July 3, 2013

July 4, 2013 - On the Absence of Dragonflies and Damselflies

July 5, 2013 - The Natchez White Crepe Myrtle

July 6, 2013 - Missing the Moon

July 7, 2013 - Egypt

July 8, 2013 - Wharf Cat

July 9, 2013 - The Blue Crab

 July 10, 2013 - Lewis Clark and the Corps of Discovery

July 11, 2013 - A Nun's Death

July 12, 213 - The Problem

July 13, 2013 - A Prayer for an End to the War in Syria

July 14, 2013 - Bastille Day

July 15, 2013 - Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman

July 16, 2013 - Stand Your Ground

July 17, 2013 - Seize the Moment

July 18, 2013 - Ramadan

July 19, 2013 - The Moon's Return

July 20, 2013 - A Letter to the Humans

July 21, 2013 - July Meditation

July 22, 2013 - The Moon Last Night

July 23, 2013 - Gone Are the Purple Martins

July 24, 2013 - About Buddha

July 25, 2013 - The Buddha: Walking, Teaching

July 26, 2013 - Friday, Robins

July 27, 2013 - Starlings at the Soccer Fields

July 28, 2013 - Crossing the Causeway Over Lake Pontchatrain

July 29, 2013 - Pope Francis

July 30, 2013 - Will We Have Hurricanes This Year?

July 31, 2013 - The Challenge of Sky Watching

August 1, 2013 - An Owl in the Morning

August 2, 2013 -August, the Month

August 3, 2013 - Reflections on German Philosophy

August 4, 2013 - Fractals Everywhere

August 5, 2013 - Corn Where Cotton Was: The Profit Motive

August 6, 2013 - What Will I See at the Monet Exhibition

August 7, 2013 - Real Time and Our Time

August 8, 2013 - August Morning Sky

August 9, 2013 - Sudden Thunder

August 10, 2013 - Walmart

August 11, 2013 - The Perseid Meteor Shower

August 12, 2013 - First Day of School - Summer, 2013

August 13, 2013 - The Perseid Meteor Shower

August 14, 2013 - The Dog Days of August

August 15, 2013 - The Feast of the Assumption: A Convert's View

August 16, 2013 - Anticipating the Hummingbird Moth

August 17, 2013 - On Cooking

August 18, 2013 - The Bois d'Arc (Bodoc) Tree

August 19, 2013 - Arab Spring, 2012

August 20, 2013 - What Will Happen

August 21, 2013 - The Woman and the Caterpillar

August 22, 2013 - Obese Woman in Motorized Shopping Cart

August 23, 2013 - Paragon Casion

August 24, 2013  The Woodpecker of Coburn Loop

August 25, 2013 - The Inevitability of Autumn

 August 26, 2013 - The Eastern Sky in the Morning

 August 27, 2013 - A Summer Day

August 28, 2013 - The International Space Station

August 29, 2013 - The War in Syria

August 30, 2013 - The Tricolored Heron

August 31, 2013 - The Hawk Moths Revisited

September 1, 2013 - Labor Day

September 2, 2013 - The Riding Mower and Economics

September 3, 2013 - Hurricane Season

September 4, 2013 - Local Politics

 September 5, 2013 - Bombing Syria

September 6, 2013 - Friday Photography

September 7, 2013 - Praying and Fasting for Peace in Syria

September 8, 2013 - Counting the Days

September 9, 201- Seasons Passing

September 10, 2013 - The Ladies

September 11, 2001 - September 13, 2013

September 12, 2013 - Dog Days

September 13, 2013 - Winter Afternoon, Boucherie Over

September 14, 2013 - Time Decoded

September 15, 2013 - A Sunday in Late Summer

September 16, 2013 - September Moon, Waxing

September 17, 2013 - The Perennial Moon

September 18, 2013 - The Innocence of Spiders and Lizards

September 19, 2013 - The Invasive Zinnias

September 20, 2013 - Autumn Comes

September 21, 2013 - Two Dogs

September 22, 2013 - Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area

September 23, 2013 - Persimmons Remembered

September 24, 2013 - Bedad's Store

September 25, 2013 - Grandparents' Day

September 26, 2013 - Hummingbirds at Coburn Loop

September 27, 2013 - The Moon Overhead

September 28, 2013 - Pigeon

September 29, 2013 - Wash Day in Bodoc

September 30, 2013 - The Constitution of the United States

October 1, 2013 - Government Shutdown

October 2, 2013 - Autumn Comes

October 3, 2013 - James Madison's Vision

October 4, 2013 - Friday in Ordinary Time - Feast of St. Francis

October 5, 2013 - The Republic and the Tea Party

October 6, 2013 - Hummingbirds in the Counrty

October 7, 2013 - On Politics

October 8, 2013 - Star Walk

October 9, 2013 - On the Debt Limit

October 10, 2013 - The National Debt

October 11, 2013 - The Afterlife

October 12, 2013 - Limbo and Purgatory

October 13, 2013 -  Going to the Symphony

October 14, 2013 - Thinking About Arkansas

October 15, 2013 - Fall Asters

October 16, 2013 - Governing by Crisis

October 17, 2013 - Word of the Day

October 18, 2013 -  Making Shrimp-Okra Gumbo

October 19, 2013 - Voting in a Local Election

October 20, 2013 - Goats in Missouri

October 21, 2013 - Mammoth Spring

October 22, 2013 - The Buffalo River

October 23, 2013 - Bull Shoals Revisited

October 24, 2013 - Quilt Show, Mountain Home

October 25, 2013 - Mountain View, Arkansas

October 26, 2013 - The  Blanchard Springs Caverns

October 27, 2013 - Clarksdale, Mississippi

October 28, 2013 - U. S. Highway 61

October 29, 2013 - Jill, GPS Girl

October 30, 2013 - The Ferry at Peel, Arkansas

October 31, 2013 - A Modern Halloween

November 1, 2013 - All Souls Day

November 2, 2013 - Big Birthday

November 3, 2013 - Photographing White Pelicans

November 4, 2013 - Hay Fields

November 5, 2013 - Sunset, I-12 West

November 6, 2013 - On Privacy

November 7, 2013 - Retiring in the Country

November 8, 2013 - Yarrow in Autumn

November 9, 2013 -  Warm Cider in Winter

November 10, 2013 - Staying Home From School

November 11, 2013 - Tinnitus

November 12, 2013 - Typhoon Haiman

November 13, 2013 - The Youth Orchestra

November 14, 2013 - Soup in Winter

November 15, 2013 - Going to Georgia

November 16, 2013 - Cold Weather Comes

November 17, 2013 -  Photographing Pelicans

November 18, 2013 - White Pelicans Feeding

November 19, 2013 - White Pelicans in Flight

November 20, 2013 - Planting Pansies

November 21, 2013 - Winter Basketball

November 22, 2013 - Kennedy is Dead

November 23, 2013 - Mornings in Winter

November 24, 2013 - Prayer Group in the Counntry

November 25, 2013 - Thinking of France

November 26, 2013 - Angel Trumpet, Blooming, Teaching

November 27, 2013 - White Pelicans and Contemplation

November 28, 2013 - The Comet Ison

November 29, 2013 - Leaving Ordinary Time

November 30, 2013 - Jack Frost

December 1, 2013 - First Sunday of Advent

December 2, 2013 - Living in Advent

December 3, 2013 - Nelson Mandela

December 4, 2013 - Geat Blue Heron, Inviting Peace

December 5, 2013 - A Christmas Story

Decembet 6, 2013 - The Immaculate Conception

December 7, 2013 - The Bodoc (Bois d'Arc) Tree

December 8, 2013 - Software, Married, Crashing

December 9, 2013 - Muddling Through Advent

December 10, 2013 - Gaudate Sunday

December 11, 2013 - Early Rising

December 12, 2013 - The Real Advent

December 13, 2013 - Our Lady of Guadeloupe

December 14, 2013 - Understanding Time

December 15, 2013 - Greeting the Bright Sun

December 16, 2013 - The Bird Camera

December 17, 2013 - The Woman Who Feeds Ducks at Capitol Lake

December 18, 2013 - Waiting For the Moon, Again

December 19, 2013 - Man, Buying a Honeybaked Ham

December 20, 2013 - Grasshopper on Glass

December 21, 2013 - Woman, Smoking

December, 22, 2013 - Winter Solstice, 2013

Decemeber 23, 2013 - Bethlehem Weather

December 24, 2013 - Christmas Eve, 2013

December 25, 2013 - Christmas Day

December 26, 2013 - Six Poems

December 27, 2013 - Words To Be Loved

December 28, 2013 - The Weary Year

December 29, 2013 - Stephen, First Martyr

December 30, 2013 - Learning from Billy Collins

December 31, 2013 - New Year's Eve

 

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