Posts tagged ‘Creative Writing’

February 18, 2018

Sheltered Rhymes

by Bipolar Opposites

Heard the words from your mouth,

That all things either end or head south;

After forgetting about the moment hear and now

Neglecting the good, golden rays falling upon the brow

As you blast through waves of curtness inside the house

Lost the meaning, the value, worthwhile things reflect, shimmering worthlessness awry with sporadic entropy of peculiarity

Cannot write valuable lines

Where grand meaning intertwines:

In a factory of ideas with thoughts that refine

The old tapes I always tend to rewind

And as I traverse far and wide!

February 11, 2018


by John S

An artless man dreams no dream,
writes no poem, cannot scheme.

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February 4, 2018


by John S

This poem was born of a phrase,
its stem and budding promise

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January 28, 2018


by John S

The hollow sound of steps on concrete
as I move through quiet halls,
walking with a mood of purpose,
striding forward without pall.

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January 28, 2018


by Jem Croucher

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January 20, 2018

In wandering and being inspired

by John S

I jump over waves in the wind, now thinned-
causing a splash on descent, and the water imbues.

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January 1, 2018


by John S

I step to the side of a ladder
and look up the beams to ascend –

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December 19, 2017

Poem of the Day – Practical Attack – An Xmas Party

by paturnerlee

Paintings now at


Practical Attack – An Xmas Party


Frozen incense, standing at angles

Tangles of belied illusions, confusions utter exclusion

From perilous shores the stones rattling in jars

Metal bars chilled in bitter windswept seasons

Feeding on built up lies

Ties to the past; falling in shards of glass

Piercing the heart

Just a part of the pain:

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December 18, 2017

New Words

by Jem Croucher

5 of 5 in the Jemverse ‘Poets’ series

It’s always nice to wet the page
when starting a new book
But rare (I think) the privilege
that others get a look
Not that here there’s much to see
My scribbled writing’s muse
drafted in rough format
with the the method that I use

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December 16, 2017


by Jem Croucher

3 of 5 in the Jemverse ‘Poets’ series

Persuasive and fluid
expression related
the words of the poet
orally sated

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December 9, 2017


by John S

Most times it is a crumpled ball,
this sheet of words, intact and small –

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November 19, 2017


by John S

I mix about and silhouette
with spices, airs and colors.
It is jumbled, though – my palette-
perhaps wearisome for others.

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November 11, 2017


by John S

The grey blue sky sits somber
till the sun arrives, pink glint and shine
off buildings -faces in the darkened
canopy revealed as blossoms in bouquets.

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October 25, 2017

#92 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

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October 21, 2017


by John S

In the gardens near my house
the plants and grass are overgrown.
The flowers died a month ago
and nothing has been done.

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October 8, 2017

Learning To Swim

by helenmidgley


When the clouds begin to darken and the sun retreats in fear, there are whispers in the silence that very few can hear. Like the touch of rain on water, the ripples that swell out wide, the breath of an ant in motion and the flutter of your heart inside.

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August 27, 2017

Treading Water

by helenmidgley

treading water

August 19, 2017


by John S

When I’ve lit a warming fire,
the blooming flames go licking higher
engulfing piled up timbers-

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August 12, 2017

Poem of the Day – Flaked Window

by paturnerlee

Flaked Window


Tinkering with locks: busting open

So you can see the light; the fracture

Enact the vision.

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August 10, 2017

’63 VW

by Alanna

I have the heart & soul

of a ’63 VW Bug

In my youth

A steady warrior of the road

But now

A purring antiquity

That prefers the slow lane

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July 30, 2017

Poem of the Day – Chapel Creak

by paturnerlee

Chapel Creak


Bagged up belief; crushed in ice

Breaking light; an opening door

A law to itself; bulging and squeezing

Certain not pleasing; growing in the water

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July 25, 2017

Write Me

by Alanna



photo by pixabay

The poem tugged on my apron strings

Begging for attention

When I ignored it

It crept into the kitchen of my mind

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July 23, 2017

Poem of the Day – Bleak Scratched Picture

by paturnerlee

Bleak Scratched Picture


Hanging barnacles,

Scraped from ships; for funeral windows

Covered in sheets to cover the able

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July 17, 2017

Contrasts, a big pond & an affinity

by Jem Croucher

As a rule you will find me
surrounded by green
I’m often the nicest place
you’ll have seen

The winter skies are
blue/grey and bright
The reflection of snow
glimmers by night

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July 13, 2017

Poem of the Day – Talking dripping riddles

by paturnerlee

Talking dripping riddles


Flash photography driven:

Reflecting black window vehicles

Cynical plywood fantasies wouldn’t be an issue

As tissue damp with rain from broken gutter spreads mustard seeds burning.

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June 27, 2017

Welcome To The Encore

by helenmidgley


June 21, 2017

Poem of the Day – Bloated Sea

by paturnerlee

Bloated Sea


Chuckle at winter thoughts; turning to Spring

Singing songs that mean more to mermaids than shells

Telling tales to whispering winds.

Things in bell towers ringing; true to the sun.

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June 11, 2017

Poem of the Day – Parked Open

by paturnerlee

Parked Open


Scalpel drawn in cut window seat

Completing the blood slit treat

Spending whisky a go go dancing decibels and burger bar banter

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