Posts tagged ‘creativity’

July 20, 2017

Distraction

by Alanna

I was on my way to my studio

When dust bunnies began biting my ankles

Mold in the bathroom started to whine

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April 19, 2017

Brilliant Madness (revisited)

by braveandrecklessblog

I live in a state

Of brilliant madness

I teeter on the apex

Of a jagged mountain

Balanced atop a skateboard

Precarious

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June 21, 2016

Paradigm Shift

by LuAnne Holder

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They say it’s a solid but snowflakes melt in our hands
They say it’s abstract but hope embodies a face we can see
If gravity is really an immutable law, then how do ideas
rain up toward creative connections?

Let’s not be too clever to never unlearn
knowledge currently grounded as fact.

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April 3, 2016

Charleston Farmhouse

by Jem Croucher

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Spent an afternoon at Charleston
Bloomsbury evidential there
with paintings on the furniture
and wonder everywhere

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March 20, 2016

Freedom’s Grasp

by Colly

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February 17, 2016

Muse Misery and Ecstasy

by russtowne

Muses can often be

The most horrible teases

Before finally sharing

Something that pleases!

–Russ Towne

© Copyright 2016 Russ Towne

All Rights Reserved

January 29, 2016

Life in words

by Jem Croucher

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I like writing poems
I write one every day
‘Cos there’s lots in life to write about
and it’s nice to have a say
I’ll write about the sunshine
and I’ll write about the sea
I’ll write about ‘most anything
and sometimes simply me

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January 9, 2016

The poet and some troublesome words

by Jem Croucher

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As a candle burned into the night
the poet played a game
Chasing words that tried to hide
behind the flickering flame

But however hard the poet tried
he could not catch but one
The words were quick to disappear
as they were having fun

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December 6, 2015

Puddle of words

by Jem Croucher

 

Puddle-like upon the page
my words would not conform
But when I mixed them up a bit
they started to take form

I jumped in there and made a splash
the words went everywhere
then puddle-like they came right back
and gave me form to share

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November 21, 2015

Bond of words

by Jem Croucher

 

Though similar paths each day I tread
there is always inspiration
in the things I see around me
to encourage recitation

But in case of memory lapses
my little notebook always carried
allows me to capture what I see
so that sights to words are married

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August 31, 2015

Pocket of sunshine

by Jem Croucher

 

I have a pocket of sunshine
to soak up the last rays
As they leave my garden
at the end of fine days
And in the chair I have here
I’ll sit quietly and write
With the joys of my garden
Close by in plain sight

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August 9, 2015

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by dokurtybitz

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Blue over red,
Natural way it should be,
Sky over fire
Reflected down
To the table.

July 12, 2015

Slice of Life

by Jem Croucher

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A poet’s life is never dull
for there is always stuff around
to capture inspiration
and write a few words down
It might be quite innocuous
that others rarely see
But captured in some lines of verse
Provides a remedy

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July 10, 2015

Good times

by Jem Croucher

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Wind is up and cooling
But it’s lovely in the sun
as I sit here on the wall and write
now my day is done

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June 24, 2015

Ambition

by Jem Croucher

 

Yesterday as I waited
in a hotel’s busy lobby
writing a new poem which
’til now has been a hobby
A thought occurred and took good form
as a proactive pre-condition
to publish a collection
as has long been my ambition

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June 14, 2015

The Nonsense Song

by Venkat

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Pumping in my head
Look at the splattered wish
Spilling off this bread

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June 4, 2015

A Creative Mind

by Morgan

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May 9, 2015

Interesting things II

by Jem Croucher

 

I often search along the shoreline
where the tidemark’s clear and good
for interesting shells and stones
or bits of sea-washed wood

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April 10, 2015

Elusive Self

by Karen

Elusive self

Also published on 1000 words

January 17, 2015

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by dokurtybitz

Words defuse
Skittering away,
Grasping
Trying to string
A coherent thought,
To create
A poetic glimpse
Inside

December 18, 2014

Tick Tock

by Jem Croucher

 

Sat quiet in a still, small hour
“Tick tock” the silence said
My pen it scribbled frantically
My words to sentence led

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May 16, 2014

Odes to You

by Emily Page

An ache in my heart,
A spark in my head,
Fingers on the keyboard,
Until enough’s said

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March 24, 2014

A Child’s Curiosity

by Venkat

As a drop of sharp stone
By gravity’s humble weight
On one stolid mirror

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March 12, 2014

Ask…Why Not?

by Venkat

The moment of humor
In asking
Why not?
We can be anything

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March 8, 2014

Too Long

by sc0pic

It had been too long
Too long since I let it out, let it drain, let it move
Digitized, quantized, cold and calculating
Took up the charcoal
Brought it to page

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January 20, 2014

Haiku: Color of Death

by Venkat

Green thoughts burnt, scarred, turned
Flame of red hot emotion
Human life dark, blue

January 17, 2014

Positive Shades of Silence

by Venkat

In your silence I get solace
A sense of acceptance
From troubles I face
Meaning I find in your stance

In your silence I feel happy
An understanding of need
In this world’s cruelty
Only you care for my deed

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October 29, 2013

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by dokurtybitz

Shown then
Removed,
A teasing splinter
Deep in my mind,
Facets revealed
Interest peaks ever higher,
At what point
Do daedalus’s wings
Burn