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The Bonnie J. Manion Poem Index

Following are some of the published poems of Bonnie Manion. Click to read any poem.

A Bridal Shower -- A Candlewick --
A Daughter -- A Daughter, A Son --
A Horse, Of Course -- A Land Before Time --
A Late Snow -- A Merciful Heart --
A Mother's Tears -- A Near Drowning --
A Night Like This -- A Place I Go --
A Red Blouse -- A Son --
A Son Of Man -- A Sum of The Parts --
A Very Brief History of Time -- Aborted Fetuses --
Acrid, The Taste of Rage -- Adolescence --
Affectionately Yours -- After the Storm --
Afternoon Chapel Glow -- Along Juday Creek --
Amish Shopping -- An Artist --
An Autumn Drive In The Country -- An Urban Snapshot --
Anchor -- Anger --
Angry at God -- Arena in the Garden --
At The Beginning -- Autumn Immolation --
Baby Bunnies -- Baby Love --
Baby's Love -- Be All My Good --
Becoming One Today -- Behind Prison Walls --
Beside Lake Estes -- Better Days --
Binary Stars -- Birdsong --
Birth of A Rose -- Birth Pangs --
Black and White Magic -- Born Again --
Break of Day -- Breath of Spring --
Bridal Wreath -- Broken --
Brown Eyes -- Butterfly Under Glass --
Call to Prayer -- Cancer's Toll --
Cats are Carnivores -- Chasing Butterflies --
Chocolate Covered Raisins -- Chosen Child --
Chrissie's Garden -- Christ In Me --
Christy's Death -- Cocoon --
Come -- Coming of Age --
Cornstalk Army -- Crime of the Century --
Crystal Butterflies -- Dad's Hat --
Damned -- Did You Find Jesus --
Didn't He Say... -- Diversity From Mystery --
Doing Time -- Driving to Clifden --
During Chemo (version I) -- Embers --
Embers (version I) -- Entering Old Age --
Equilibrium -- Erin Summer --
Evening On Sugar Creek -- Every Person --
Everyman -- Eye of The Sea --
Fairy Arbor -- Falling Leaves, Falling Lives --
Fear -- Feeling the Cold --
Fields of Praise -- Fifty Years to the Day --
Finding Wings -- Fingers (a cinquain) --
Fireflies -- First Time, Last Time --
Flown Away -- Forgetting How To Pray --
Forgiveness -- Fossilized Fancies --
From A Lake Michigan Bluff -- Getting Older --
Gifts And Grace -- Gifts of the Rain --
Gillette Memories -- Going to the Mountain --
Goodnight Stars, Goodnight Moon -- Graced --
Grandma and Grumpaw -- Grandma's Garden --
Gravitas -- Great Blue Heron --
Green Grow the Mountains -- Green Is Forever --
Growing Up in the Fifties -- Haikus of Black And White Magic --
Haikus of Life and Death -- Hale'lea * --
Half-Standing -- Hands --
Happy The Home -- Harmony (a haiku) --
Harvest Time -- Hebros --
Her Chagrin -- Her Depression --
Here Comes A Train! -- His Agony --
Hope -- Hotel du Danube Saint Germaine --
Humankind -- I Thought I Was Dying, But All I Could Hear Was Laughing --
Illinois Prairie -- In Praise of A Mother --
In Retreat -- In This Moment --
Indelible Imprint -- Inexorable Flow --
Interior Journey -- Intersections --
Into Me See -- Ireland in Summer --
Irish Solstice -- Joy --
Just A Tumbled Rock -- Just Out of Sight --
La Face de Jesus -- Late Summer Redemption --
Learned from a Bird Brain -- Lemon (V2) --
Leprechanna -- Lesson Learned from a Bird-Brain --
Letting Loose -- Letting Loose I --
Life Story -- Life Without --
Lord, Have I Thee Betrayed? -- Losing Innocence --
Losing Touch -- Lost --
Lost and Tossed About -- Lost Innocence II --
Love -- Love For Love --
Lullaby of the Ghetto -- Magnolia Mine --
Making Music -- March of the Clouds --
Microwave Wisdom -- Miracle of Miracles --
Miracles -- More Real Than Photos --
Mother Teresa's Paradise -- Mother's Arms --
Mowing -- Museum of Wolves --
My Childhood -- My Dad's Story --
My Father -- My God --
My Love -- My PC --
My Savior's Smile -- Mystic Bombast --
Nama’ ko’lama -- New Days --
Newton's Law -- Niagara Falls --
Night Of My Soul -- Night Rain --
No Christmas In Our House -- Now That I Am Old --
Ocean Cradle -- Ode to Green Mary Janes --
Oh, Magnolia! -- Old Visions of Summer --
On A Hope and a Wing -- On Burkas --
On the Importance of Wonder -- One In The Spirit --
One Perfect Day -- One tempestuous spring day --
One Year Old Speak -- Onion Age Haikus --
Our 44th Anniversary -- Our First Thousand Days --
Our Incomparable God -- Our Pride and Joy --
Our Spiritual Divorce -- Out of the Storm --
Outside My Door -- Pain --
Passage -- Pathways --
Photo of a Refuge Woman -- Plan of the Great I AM --
Playground Misery -- Poppy Fire --
Pornography -- Postscript: The Victim --
Prayer of the Treetops -- Primeval Journey --
Quiddling With the Wind -- Rain at Noon --
Rain in the Desert -- Rainsense --
Recipe for a Universe -- Red Grows the Sumac --
Reflections -- Remembering The Flood --
Resolutions -- Resurrection --
Return to Colorado -- Rich --
River Forest -- Roller Coaster Years --
Sacramental Wine -- Sailing the Ocean Air --
Saint Mary's Woods -- Sale of a 1997 Jaguar --
Seared Memories -- Seasons --
Seeing with My Skin -- Seen on a Picture-Perfect Midwest Day --
Self Loathing -- Sensing Spirituality --
September -- September Song --
Show Me -- Shutting Down --
Signs of Chemo -- Snow Day --
Some of Life's Mysteries -- Son of God, Image of Love --
Soulstain -- Spending on Sega --
Spring Snow Shower -- Stars ( a haiku) --
Storm Clouds -- Such A God --
Suspended -- Terrazo --
The Beloved Disciple -- The Canvas of My Life --
The Carousel -- The City --
The Daily Start of My Ordinary Life -- The Day Trixie Died --
The Demise of the Winter Coat -- The Donkey --
The Drumbeat -- The Face of Christ --
The Gift -- The Grass --
The Heavy Heart -- The Host of Heaven --
The Hunt -- The Iowa River at Floodstage --
The Issue -- The Lavender Lady of Kilauea --
The Lemon -- The Marriage Haiku --
The Miracle of Spring -- The Mystery of God --
The Need For Purgatory -- The New Jerusalem --
The Party -- The Passion of Our Creator --
The Peace of the Wildwood -- The Poet's Toolbox --
The Prodigal's Brother -- The Retreat --
The Sea -- The Sentencing Hearing --
The Silver Maple -- The Starrie Night --
The Trail to Anini Beach -- The Virgin's Child --
The Visitor -- The Wall You Built --
The Woof And The Warp -- The World We See --
These Days -- This Old House --
Time Travel -- To Everything A Season --
Tossed Salad -- Trains of Yore --
True Praise -- Twilight on Nine Ten --
Twilight Zone -- Two Weeks In --
Two Weeks In (version II) -- U Tri Pstrosu --
Unmoved -- Unmoved II --
Upon Awakening after Bypass Surgery -- Waves of the Ocean --
What Did Shane See? -- What Every Newborn Knows --
What I Believe -- What I Felt, What I Heard --
What You Are -- When I Was Mother --
Whence This World -- Whispering Wind --
Who I Am -- Wide Open Spaces --
Wildflowers of the Midwest -- With Tenderness Told --
Within Prison Walls -- Wonder and Awe --
Worthy the Lamb -- Wrapped Up In Me --
Yesterday's Snow -- You --
Young Woman Or Man -- Your Call --
Your Irish Sweater --

 

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