Archive for ‘free verse’

May 12, 2018

I am gonna love you…

by dharkanein

I know she is there to take care

of you, when I am gone

Your love divided into two

still I gonna love you like there’s nothing else

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February 22, 2018


by kim blades, writer

The sun descends in the west

and an evening star would shine

except it is hidden behind a nest

of clouds as grey as brine.

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November 13, 2017


by dharkanein

Let this life end

Enough of hide and seek of

love and pain

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November 4, 2017

The all seeing Eye

by kim blades, writer

The Eye sees all :

the strength of the earth below

and the love of heaven above

told in the words of minstrels and poets.

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September 25, 2017


by kim blades, writer

The parched earth

opens its heart

in supplication

to the pregnant clouds


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September 17, 2017


by kim blades, writer

Above the silent bay at midnight

in the sea reflected sky,

there shines a silver moon

amidst barred clouds,

like a bloom

shines the silver stillness of the moon.

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August 13, 2017

Life Is Good

by kim blades, writer

I have a house to live in

I have food to eat,

I know to throw rubbish in a bin

and I can occasionally afford meat.

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February 10, 2017

I Love the Sky

by kim blades, writer


I love the sky

it paints a new picture

every day and every night,

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February 4, 2017

A Day’s Journey

by kim blades, writer



It starts as a fire on the eastern horizon

with grey clouds its smoke

and blue sky its containment,

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February 3, 2017


by Devina

via Pixbay

Ants clamber upon a

far flung crumb

they eat, they build,

nest and they mate

Begin again, and again

Some farm and nurture

The others, locust among

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January 30, 2017

Fat Cheshire Cat

by mzanemcclellan

I have indulged
in the vintage
of self estimation,
imbibed the distilled
liquor of sycophants,
I am drunk with power.

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January 28, 2017

Walls and Bridges

by John S

Horizons awaken
and to get there from here one must see

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January 20, 2017

Midnight Flowers in Clouds

by mzanemcclellan

Midnight clouds
hug the ground
mingling with
the gauzy fog
to shield the earth
from the baleful moon.

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January 20, 2017

King of the Sky

by kim blades, writer

The morning sun glared at me as I opened the curtains,

it seemed to be right in front of my face

causing me to flinch involuntarily and close my eyes.

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January 8, 2017


by kim blades, writer

I awake to be greeted by the sunrise

and its panoply of scents, sounds and hues,

the evocative perfume of mimosa kindles hope and surprise

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December 20, 2016

A Cooling Breeze

by kim blades, writer

Hot and lethargic

sweat collecting on brows

under arms, between breasts

running down faces.

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September 21, 2016

Pass Time

by Miriam Hurdle


Blue lake with fish, ducks, and creatures.

Adults and kids gather together.

Pouches full of gears.

Wires, hooks, and rods,

Swirling the rhythmic swing,

Into the water they plop.

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September 21, 2016

Tug of War

by mzanemcclellan

We unraveled the rope
strand by strand,
and wove a bridge,
across the mud hole
it spanned.

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May 14, 2016

in a room with over-sized books

by John S

In a room with over-sized books
and a dungy wing-back chair,
I am invited to sit

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May 3, 2016

Nameless people

by Harry

Its time for these

nameless people

faces we can’t name

to come bothering us again

knocking the door

ringing the bell

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April 30, 2016


by John S

I am afraid of
painted wood,
of silence, the absence
of touch-
all empty hearts.

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