Category Archives: One Stanza

Poems of one stanza and a maximum length of nine lines, written Emily Dickinson style with long dashes and commas for punctuation.

One Stanza Poem 157

If you truly
Love somebody –
You should want them
To be happy –
Whether or not
That happiness –
Will include you

01.14.16

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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One Stanza Poem 156

Farewell 20-15 –
Parting is such sweet sorrow –
Hello 20-16 –
Here’s to a sweet tomorrow

12.31.15

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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One Stanza Poem 155

Comprehension –
Is not necessary
For compassion

12.14.15

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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One Stanza Poem 154

A star lights up in my eyes –
For each note played in Chopin’s
Gorgeous Grande Valse Brillante –
Opus 34, Number 2 –
When played at the right tempo

12.09.15

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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One Stanza Poem 153

Eye opening –
Mouth opening –
Mind opening

10.08.15

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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