August 17, 2017

PLUNDERED

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

empty words like trojan horses
seeking to deceive
thinking I don’t know the truth
hoping I’ll believe Continue reading

August 17, 2017

#29 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Poetry = Continue reading

August 17, 2017

HAIKU: THE LOVE OF THE FATHER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I am a believer Continue reading

August 17, 2017

THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE —————————————————————————————————————————————-A MESSAGE FOR AMERICA

by thereluctantpoet

BY CHARLES ROBERT LINDHOLM 

How free are the free
How brave are the brave
In America today? 

Have we learned our lessons
From the past
Or are we doomed
To repeat our errors, again?  Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Poem of the Day – Balls Over

by paturnerlee

Balls Over

 

Crystal gaze shattered with consequence

Underneath a table

A dog lies; telling stories

Breaking templates with broken heels

Fresh grown gowns smothering cream that the cat licked up Continue reading

August 16, 2017

FOR I SEE

by Harry

Submitted by Wendell A. Brown

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Can you pray to Me speaking honestly
That in your heart you truly love Me?
When you hate your brothers and sisters
I cannot see how this has come to be

Can you tell Me that you love Me
when in your heart I alone do see
the hatred which you hold for others
with such a true flagrant animosity
Continue reading

August 16, 2017

We Have a Choice

by Alanna

WE HAVE A CHOICE

Shut off the news

and choose beauty

Let a song well up in your throat

and fill the air Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Dichotomy (tanka)

by lindaluna583

Without is sunshine
new green, a warm gentle breeze—
Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Love’s Gate

by charmedchaos12

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Love’s Gate

-Linda Lee Lyberg

As I stand at love’s gate
With my heart in my hand
I ponder life’s true fate
Will he be the one man?

Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Truthful Hurts

by graypoet

 

It came as a surprise that things clicked
Maybe we were looking for a distraction
But emotions got involved and blossomed
Hard to deny that there was an attraction.
I dreamed.
Continue reading

August 16, 2017

I LISTENED WITH MY HEART

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

she read the words upon the page
then took it like a man
her eyes got red and misty
but not one teardrop fell Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Dancing in the Light

by Dorinda Duclos


She curtsies to the light, from yonder sky

Deep in the woods, as the night floats by

Continue reading

August 16, 2017

HAIKU: LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Must we live with hate Continue reading

August 16, 2017

#28 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

Poetry =

The truth Continue reading

August 15, 2017

Virtual Onlive

by Harry

Submitted by antlouro

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Login on alive
Offline existenz no more
No less springs the rest
The spring of all the rest
Breadcrumbs trail our past
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August 15, 2017

Diamante: Taste

by charmedchaos12

Salted caramel pieces and sea salt. Golden Butterscotch toffee caramels. Toffees.

Taste

-Linda Lee Lyberg

Sugar
Luscious, delicious

Continue reading

August 15, 2017

A “Getting Older And Wiser” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

I can’t remember the last time that I jumped out of bed in the middle of the night and wrote a limerick, but then again, I can’t remember what I had for lunch yesterday. I am rapidly approaching one of the “milestone” markers on the Road Of Life. It has given cause for a little reflection and not the type that involves a mirror which I find myself now avoiding more and more. Continue reading

August 15, 2017

Tale of a Bird

by Tanya

Up I fly
above the clouds,
but the clouds fly
above me too…

Off I go,
yet I don’t,
that’s the beauty
of an edge-less home!

Continue reading

August 15, 2017

THE GAME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

the lure
the trap
the bait
the smile
the call
the date Continue reading

August 15, 2017

FRENZIED EMOTIONS

by thereluctantpoet

FRENZIED EMOTIONS - VIDEO

By  Charles Robert Lindholm and Wet Bliss (Italics)

I look in your eyes
and they tell me everything
your body lusts for Continue reading

August 15, 2017

#27 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

Poetry = Continue reading

August 15, 2017

HAIKU: IT’S NOT WORKING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I choose not to care Continue reading

August 15, 2017

Paradise Has Closed

by William

The doors are locked
The windows bolted
“No Entry” signs are scattered all about
Paradise has closed
Closed without a shout

Continue reading

August 14, 2017

#Tanka: Scorching

by charmedchaos12
A Mirage on high speed
Scorching summer sun

 

Throws shadows on hot pavement

Continue reading

August 14, 2017

With You

by lindaluna583

From here I see a dozen mountaintops and more.
How many have we climbed together?
How many more remain to us?

Continue reading

August 14, 2017

Help me to find answer

by dharkanein

When it pains in the heart

You just sit quiet in the corner

Seeing them kissing and mingling

Forgetting you like

For them it never existed

One day suddenly they wake up

Continue reading

August 14, 2017

A celebrity’s wife

by dharkanein

So much show going on outer front

The inner self is unheard and silent

The loneliness no one can understand

The irony is, she only chose the status

Continue reading

August 14, 2017

I COULD TELL

by thereluctantpoet

By Midwest Fantasy and Charles Robert Lindholm 

A day of happy
took my hand
and held it
IN A SPECIAL WAY
DIFFERENT THAN EVER BEFORE  Continue reading