Welcome to Melvin’s Poetry

 

From the Gut

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

  

  1.   Salvador Dali’s Lament
  2.   My Life-Out of Tune-In 4 Part Harmony
  3.   The Obscure Man
  4.   The Bigger Fool
  5.   The Shadow of Inspiration
  6.   Dangerous Innocence
  7.   1977 (That’s the Year Gary Gilmore Fell)
  8.   The Left-Handed Veteran
  9.    Who Am I?

10.  Hot Sun-Cold Wind

11.  Long, Lonely River

12.   A Picture of Perfection

13.   Gypsy Dancers

14.   Life After Love

15.   Nova Sclavus

16.   Shine the Light in Their Window

17.   The Bitter Root of Betrayal

18.   Words Left on the Battleground

19.   A Song Without Music

20.   Inside the Cracks

21.   Look at Life

22.   On Easter Sunday in the Morning

23.   So Hard to Find

24.   The Man Nobody Knew was There

25.   Water Doesn’t Flow Uphill

26.   Between Born and Die

27.   James 3 Digested

28.   Death Valley Afternoon

29.   Something so Illusive

30.   Cold Snake

31.   Truth with Lies

32.   Temptation

33.   Questions

34.   Lost Just Outside of Heaven

35.   Jesus Keeps Turning Over Tables in my Life

36.   Dallasinians

37.   The Blood is on the Ground

38.   The Museum of Natural Sin

39,   Old Man (with a Broken Bottle)

40.   Living with a Dead Man’s Lies

 

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