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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 --
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 --
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 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 -- 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 --
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 -- 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 --

 

Poem of the Month

  • October - 2019
  • "Rich"