April 24, 2017

Operator, I’d Like to Place a Call

by braveandrecklessblog

for Max, whose continued absence is an ache in my soul


the missing of you

is starting to feel like a small animal

gnawing at my heart

at my stomach

my world isn’t quite right Continue reading

April 24, 2017

That bluebell time

by Jem Croucher

It’s that bluebell time again
they come up every year
Around the end of April time
when the summer time is near Continue reading

April 24, 2017

WEEDING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The seeds of love he planted

grew deeply in my heart

He wrapped his love

around my world

in a romantic

work of art  Continue reading

April 24, 2017

Sakura

by Nick Anthony

Snow still sits atop the highest peaks
Like vanilla icing dripping
From rocky road ice cream cones,
Shining, sleek with sweat
From its battle with the Sun.

Down by the lake,
playfully shimmering water
shines a halo around the pink tutu
Of Cherry Blossom ballerinas,
Dancing aloft with a woodwind breeze. Continue reading

April 23, 2017

Kintsugi

by Harry

Submitted by Tsuki san

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When beauty lies
in broken pieces
and art comes in
putting it back

Better
amalgamation transcends original
the broken cups and the broken bowls
put together with tender love
and a golden joint
that breathes life
once broken
now anew

Continue reading

April 23, 2017

When I do stretch my hand

by Harry

Submitted by Isaacmayespoetry

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When I do stretch my hand toward the breeze,
and seize not some substance for my heart’s fill,
and a sad cry does sing on my soul’s keys,
an empty melody which does hope kill,
it is because I long for your embrace
and wish that there was not some terr’ble gulf,
between ourselves, although I see your face.
Continue reading

April 23, 2017

Irony

by russtowne

The irony

Is not lost on me

That no matter

How hard I try

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April 23, 2017

Autumn (in South Africa)

by kim blades, writer

A season of azure skies

umblemished by clouds

still, dusty air

and tranquil warmth.

Continue reading

April 23, 2017

Metathesis

by John S

Raw material
thought unneeded and defective
on snows of paper-

Continue reading

April 23, 2017

Counting the days

by Jem Croucher

And I am watching time
I’m counting off the days
when I can tread those chalky paths
down hidden Downland ways Continue reading

April 22, 2017

Origami

by braveandrecklessblog

I cannot

Be broken

Twice

But life is

Doing its damn best Continue reading

April 22, 2017

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by dokurtybitz

Cool air rushes in
Dragging me out of Continue reading

April 22, 2017

THANK YOU FOR LEAVING ME (REFLECTIONS ON THE TRUTH)

by thereluctantpoet

 

By Charles Robert Lindholm  

 I wish I would

stay angry

the way they say

I should

But I’ve learned

that letting go

makes me feel so good Continue reading

April 22, 2017

Sunshine III

by Jem Croucher

Sunshine is my solace
and a tonic for my soul
It reminds me who I really am
and helps to keep me whole Continue reading

April 22, 2017

CHICKEN

by mikeb

 

Rushing around like a headless chicken
Trying to do everything you can
To be a good Christian, be accepted
Proving that you have the job in hand. Continue reading

April 21, 2017

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by dokurtybitz

I still feel the depression,
Even though today Continue reading

April 21, 2017

Love’s Assurance

by Colly

poem and photo

April 21, 2017

Battle Cry (revisited)

by braveandrecklessblog

some days i worry

whether my humble friendship

my love for you

my faith in you

is strong enough

fierce enough

to fill you with light Continue reading

April 21, 2017

My Lover, Beholden

by Colly

another poem in a photo

April 21, 2017

First Love

by markfahmy

firstlove

Do you remember
the very first time
you fell in love?
Staying awake
long past bedtime
on a school night

And the butterflies
you felt firing up
in your stomach
every time you
saw her eyes? Continue reading

April 21, 2017

Random acts of kindness

by Jem Croucher

A random act of kindness
in a word or by a deed
can bring a ray of sunshine
to someone who has the need Continue reading

April 21, 2017

Beauty is…

by scatterednotebooks

Beauty is…

The voice of truth
raised in song
accompanied by heart

Continue reading

April 21, 2017

Beauty Is…

by scatterednotebooks
NorthDakotaMorning

Photo by Doug Hahn

in the silence of a brand new
morning.
Sitting, waiting for the sun – you
absorb
the gentle quiet of dawn, while
secretly

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April 21, 2017

Carve A Path

by mkvecchitto

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Each is a unique journey

that path we carve through shifting sands

an ache that pulls toward a place of peace Continue reading

April 20, 2017

It’s Called Cheating…!

by Colly

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I don’t care what your excuse is… Continue reading

April 20, 2017

IS SIMPLE ENOUGH?

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I’m hoping by now

you know

beyond a shadow of a doubt

how I feel

about you?

Continue reading

April 20, 2017

Cheaters Who Cheat…!! (form writing)

by Colly

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Theft of any kind is so wrong.

If you need to take – take what Continue reading

April 20, 2017

The Time Tonight!

by Tanya

I untied my hair
Swiftly carressed with my fingers
Fell on the bed
Magnetised by the pillow!

Looked up to see
And out of the big window
Ah! What a sight!
I stared and glared! Continue reading