March 29, 2014

Poetry challenge: Free verse poem.

by Harry Mullan

Good luck everyone with the free verse challenge.

Free Verse is an irregular form of poetry in which the content free of traditional rules of versification, (freedom from fixed meter or rhyme).

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April 18, 2014

Kennedy

by Harry Mullan

Submitted by Krys

Before I knew you
I could feel you in my heart
I heard your laugh ring
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April 18, 2014

A Raven’s Musings

by Harry Mullan

Submitted by Just Patty

Black feathers, black wings
Of a lonely death he sings
Is it always mischief he brings?
Listening to the Raven’s musings
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April 18, 2014

Prayer to The Sky

by Venkat

May chains of iron
Around our feet, burst
With the majestic will
Of a thousand suns
To take our first step Continue reading

April 18, 2014

Overwhelmed

by Easter Ellen

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Overwhelmed

Overwhelmed by His grace
That loved me as I sinned
Overwhelmed by His arms
That He’s lifted me within

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April 18, 2014

What Is Freedom

by graypoet

Another Friday prompt from Kellie Elmore using a photo as inspiration:

Use the image at the following link as your inspiration. I can’t wait to read the responses to this one! http://1x.com/photo/45546/

I hope everyone will visit her blog and check out all the talented writers.

Today we have so much talk of freedoms
Having the right to do whatever we dream
But is that truly what freedom should be
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April 18, 2014

Expectation Six

by Peter Notehelfer
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Elizabeth Chapman  melzabethchapman.blogspot.com

 

Stretched out there

on time’s high wire

he hangs suspended

by all the expectations

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April 18, 2014

Entwined Eternally

by Morgan

Entwined Eternally

Music Stirs in Me,
A Song of Love Ever to Thee,
Love that Sings in Perfected time,
Harmony, Unity, Melody, Rhyme.

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April 17, 2014

You and We

by Easter Ellen

Poetry Challenge, Free Verse Poem

You and We

Cene

You whisper our name

You hold open your arms

Will we hear your heart’s longing?

In shadows we play

Where the sun will not shine

Will we see you, though you’re ever with us?

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April 17, 2014

One Night’s Dance

by Easter Ellen

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One night’s dance

His sins cloaked around him like a garment of mire
He stepped boldly forth to take in her fire

He glanced at her beauty, “angelic” he said
He grunted hello but then hung his head

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April 17, 2014

Our Story

by Peter Notehelfer

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

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We are our story

the woven verbs & nouns

of the minutes hours days

years of our lives accumulating

in patterns etched across our faces

here the scar of our humiliation

there the sorry pockmarks

of an endless adolescence

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April 17, 2014

“Dear Evil Powers”

by Swiss-Ami-Mom

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Oh, Dear evil powers of my mind
Halt your craft this day
I’m tired and weary,
Feeling constraint
Please just this once go astray

I shall fall back in time
One of innocence so young
Skip through the fields of green

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April 17, 2014

Love’s Unity

by Morgan

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The Gentle Touch of Starlight
Singing down like Summer Rain
Renews and Lifts my Spirit,
An Eternal Cosmic Refrain,

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April 17, 2014

Brain Travel

by graypoet

brain

If you were able to take a trip to the brain
Would you like to see if synapse do snap
Would you walk down their memory path
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April 17, 2014

Expectation Five

by Peter Notehelfer
Elizabeth Chapman melizabethchapman.blogspot.com

Elizabeth Chapman melizabethchapman.blogspot.com

The table

graced in irises

soft in Lenten lights

fills with familial friends

old & young & in`between

fills gradually as the sky

with stars on nights

when the moon

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April 17, 2014

The Bluebell Wood

by Ginz

Ocean mists of ancient woods
Beneath the coppice canopy
In blue haze of splendour Spring awakes
And heralds in the bluebell sea.

With tubular bells on graceful arch
Concealing arms within each head Continue reading

April 17, 2014

Song of Harmony

by Morgan

Song of Harmony
Shapeless as Midnight
Burning in the Endless Sky,
Timeless as the Paradox
Of Ever Questing Sight,
Haunting as the Memory
Of Forgotten Soliloquy,
Passionate as Splendor
Once Share between You and me.

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April 17, 2014

Where Life is Only Given

by Venkat

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Let your feelings fly
Into a cup’s allure
Cries wet, tears dry
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April 17, 2014

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by dokurtybitz

Poetry challenge: Free verse.

Desire cloaks need
And regret
To an unseeing eye,
The depths we sink
Into

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April 17, 2014

From Heaven…

by lviswa
non-stop

heavenly view

(FREE    VERSE   CHALLENGE)

‘T  was  a free unfettered fly downwards

body mind light giffy brisk

pure calm   Any silly thoughts–Nay

’cause  t’s from the abode of Heaven

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April 17, 2014

Falling While Rising

by Venkat

In rising mountains
Of expectation
We create valleys
Portions of self
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April 16, 2014

“Your Fiction and My facts”

by Harry Mullan

Submitted by Ankita

When the mirror property will evaporate
Would you still ask who was fairer..?
Or will you just give in
And form a sleek amorphous bubble around?
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April 16, 2014

Expectation Four

by Harry Mullan

Submitted by PETER NOTEHELFER

Transition SPhoto melizabethchapman.blogspot.com

From

their tower

of privileged power

they watch the water

flow onto parched ground

Onto soil squeezed so dry

by their righteous lust

nothing grows there

any longer

but dust

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