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April 15, 2024

Articles by Peter A. Witt



In Praise of Banging (2021-01-04) poem unrhymed

Peter A. Witt is a Texas Poet and a retired university professor. He also writes family history with a book about his aunt published by the Texas A&M Press. His poetry has been published on various sites including Fleas on the Dog, Inspired, Open Skies Quarterly, Active Muse, New Verse News, and WryTimes.

Silence (2021-02-01) poem unrhymed

"...Headstones mark the life of one long past..."

Leaving Me Softly (2021-03-01) poem unrhymed

"...when the sun casts golden hues over the valley mountains..."

Poems in the Breeze (2021-04-05) poem rhymed

"...tales of soulful scenic wonder,,,"

Rain (2021-05-03) poem unrhymed

"...then the bang of the barn door..."

Headline: Washing Machine Eats Socks (2021-10-18) poem unrhymed

"...I know a pair of each was there when start was pressed..."

Requiem (2021-11-15) poem unrhymed

"... a package being dropped off for storage..."

Poetic Recipe (2021-12-13) poem unrhymed

"Poetry is a dash of salt and a pinch of pepper mixed with silvery shallots..."

First Squeeze (2022-01-10) poem unrhymed

"...zest of orange permeating the breeze...."

Woke Poetry (2022-02-07) poem unrhymed

"...Brevity demands the perfect six words to express love..."

Old Red Barn (2022-08-01) poem unrhymed


Loud and Proud (2022-08-29) poem unrhymed

"...singing a song stolen yesterday..."

Elder Repairs (2022-09-26) poem unrhymed

"...too many cracks, too many places where water seeps through..."

Where you'll find me when my poetry days are done (2022-10-24) poem unrhymed

"...see the bluebonnets blazing in a spring meadow..."

Chickadees were silent at 3 a.m. (2022-11-21) poem unrhymed

"...on a night when fading leaves lay still on the trees..."

Not sure where I am, but know where I ain’t (2023-01-23) poem unrhymed

"...and isn't my backyard, no matter how much time we spend mowing the lawn and weeding..."

Days of the Week (2023-02-20) poem unrhymed

"...whispering cowbirds wishing to be great horned owls..."

Shiny Red Shoes (2023-03-20) poem unrhymed

"...she ran here, there, everywhere, around the house, the yard..."

Chair Memories at the Inn (2023-04-17) poem unrhymed

Peter A. Witt is a Texas Poet and a retired university professor.

Poetry is my wife (2023-07-10) poem unrhymed

"...the sudden desire to be alone for seemingly endless hours..."

On a farm that disappeared (2023-08-07) poem unrhymed

"...the aroma of pot roast, sweet corn, fresh baked bread..."

Joyce's Garden (2023-09-04) poem unrhymed

"I watch her clearing wilted flowers from her garden..."

Silent Night (2023-10-09) poem unrhymed

"...random thoughts floated in the shadows..."

Roadkill (2023-11-06) poem unrhymed

"...old men discuss the past at the one diner left..."

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